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Alex and Ani donates $1 million to URI

A new $1-million donation to the University of Rhode Island from Alex and Ani, LLC will support natural product research and the discovery of plant-based molecules to improve human well-being.  In recognition of the generous gift, the University will name a research lab in the $75 million, state-of-the-art College of Pharmacy building on the Kingston […]

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URI’s Medical Physics Program, one of two in New England, wins full accreditation by national group

For several years, the University of Rhode Island, partnering with Rhode Island Hospital, has offered a program for students with a passion for physics and medicine – and now it’s reached a milestone.

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Rhode Island voters give a resounding ‘yes’ to new engineering complex at URI

Rhode Island voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly said “yes” to a 21st century facility for University of Rhode Island engineering students and faculty and a brighter economic future for the state.

FM Global pledges $1 million to URI’s proposed engineering facility

FM Global pledges $1 million to URI’s proposed engineering facility

FM Global, Rhode Island’s largest private company and one of the world’s largest business property insurers, has pledged $1 million to support construction of the University of Rhode Island’s proposed College of Engineering facility.  The gift from the Johnston-based company is contingent on passage of the $125 million higher education facilities bond referendum that will […]

URI offers MBA with health care management focus

URI offers MBA with health care management focus

The sweeping changes in the health care industry nationwide have placed new demands on professionals working within the business and health care arenas.

Business and political leaders, media endorse Question 4

Business and political leaders, media endorse Question 4

Business and government leaders throughout Rhode Island, along with several media outlets, have publicly endorsed Question 4 on the 2014 ballot, adding to the long list of supporters of the referendum that would fund a new engineering facility at the University of Rhode Island.

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URI to present Distinguished Achievement Awards, Oct. 25

Three respected business executives, a celebrated molecular biologist and one of Rhode Island’s iconic companies will share the spotlight at the University of Rhode Island’s ninth annual Distinguished Achievement Awards on Oct. 25 at the Newport Marriott.  In addition, 18 leaders in a diverse array of disciplines will also be honored by URI’s colleges and […]

Conference on international engineering education charting future of educating engineers for global workforce

Conference on international engineering education charting future of educating engineers for global workforce

The University of Rhode Island’s 17th annual colloquium on international engineering education will feature keynote presentations by Utah Senator Howard Stephenson, Hope Global President Cheryl Merchant, and Lee Tablewski, director of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund.

Vaccine experts to gather in Providence Oct. 13-16, as fight against deadly diseases carries on

Vaccine experts to gather in Providence Oct. 13-16, as fight against deadly diseases carries on

As countries in Africa, the United States and elsewhere grapple with the outbreak of Ebola and other deadly diseases, the University of Rhode Island is preparing to bring some of the country’s most renowned vaccine researchers to the state.  Beginning Monday, Oct. 13, the URI Institute for Immunology and Informatics will set the stage for […]

URI to host engineering, technology career fair, Oct. 8

URI to host engineering, technology career fair, Oct. 8

The URI College of Engineering annual career fair will take place on Wednesday, Oct 8 at the URI Ryan Center.

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