Rhode Island Colleges and Universities

The littlest state of Rhode Island is no stranger when it comes to education, being the home to over 6 Masters universities. The seaside state also houses the beautiful island campus of the Naval War College as well as other stand out schools such as Brown University and top rated art school, Rhode Island School of Design. When it comes to impact on education, there is nothing small about this state.

Brown University Awards Ben Affleck Honorary Doctorate


It’s been quite a year for Ben Affleck. First, the actor and director won the Academy Award for Best Picture for his box office hit “Argo.” Then, he received an honorary doctorate from Brown University. Dressed like a true academic in his doctoral cap and gown, Affleck raised his arms in the air with a […]

Gunman Scare Occurs on University of Rhode Island Campus

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Officials at the University of Rhode Island breathed a sigh of relief April 4 when threats of a gunman on campus turned out to be unfounded. Both campus police and state police offers responded to calls about a gunman inChafee Hall, one of the campus academic buildings that houses classrooms for various programs including economics, […]

Rhode Island School of Design named best design school


The publication, Business Insider, put out an online survey asking readers from around the world about their design school experiences. The author received 633 respondents to the survey with the vast majority having taking design classes in college. Two-thirds of the responses were by either art directors or product designers. Using a series of questions […]