RWU selected from 500 proposals for $1 million grant

Low-income students will receive tuition assistance to study science and communication

By Kristen Ray
Posted 9/14/18

Four Roger Williams University faculty members were granted a welcome surprise at the start of the school year as they secured a $999,999 award from the National Science Foundation to provide …

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