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  • 17-year-old NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools

    Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan — he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The teenager from Long...
  • Brown releases sexual assault task force's final report

    Brown University has released the final report of the school's Sexual Assault Task Force with recommendations for handling sexual and gender-based harassment and violence. The report comes on the heels of a student protest in March for what some say...
  • Hamline University names Miller new president

    Hamline University has named a University of Vermont dean as its next president. Fayneese Miller will take over at the St. Paul school this summer. Miller currently is dean of the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont....
  • Nursing education center planned for Providence delayed

    A nursing education center in Providence set to be complete in time for the start of the fall 2016 semester at the University of Rhode Island has been delayed. J. Vernon Wyman, URI's assistant vice president for business services, says the developer...
  • Some nursing homes change attitude toward death

    Even in nursing homes, where hundreds of thousands of people die each year, death has long been a touchy subject. Administrators thought they were doing residents and staff a psychological favor by whisking dead bodies out back doors and carrying on as...
  • Brown admits record low 8.5 percent of applicants

    Brown University has offered 8.5 percent of applicants a spot in next fall's freshman class, the lowest in school history. The Ivy League school announced Tuesday that it received 30,397 applications, the third highest it has ever received, and made...
  • Brown grad student dies after jumping off campus building

    A Brown University graduate student from South Korea has died after jumping from the 12th floor of a campus building. Police officials tell the Providence Journal that the 25-year-old student's death Tuesday afternoon was a suicide. University...
  • How a steady stream of comet dust may have 'painted' Mercury black

    How a steady stream of comet dust may have 'painted' Mercury black
    The mystery of Mercury's excessively dark surface may have just been solved. A team of researchers working at Brown University say the planet's inky appearance may be the result of a near constant rain of impacts from tiny specks of cometary dust that...
  • Rhode Island introduces new task force on sexual assaults

    A new statewide task force is being introduced Monday in Rhode Island with the goal of improving the tracking of sexual assault cases. Gov. Gina Raimondo is expected to join advocates for victims of sexual violence, representatives of local colleges...
  • Stephen H. Maslen, aeronautical engineer

    Stephen H. Maslen, aeronautical engineer
    Stephen H. Maslen, a retired aeronautical engineer who was an expert in fluid dynamics, died Tuesday at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville of heart failure. He was 89. The son of Harold Carpandale Maslen, a civil engineer, and Ethel...
  • Community news for Manchester edition

    Engagement STAFFORD SPRINGS - Kevin Smith of Stafford Springs and Kelly Branham of Winter Park, Fla., were recently engaged. Smith, the son of Walter and Mary Smith, graduated of East Catholic High School in Manchester and attended Providence College...