News and Updates
The University of Rhode Island Division of Research and Economic Development has appointed a new leadership team for the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center. Ed Huttenhower has been appointed the state director, effective September 1, and Diance C. Fournaris was named assistant director.
The Providence Business News has selected the University of Rhode Island’s Business Engagement Center as the winner of its 2015 Innovative Company Award in the education category. The Center, which was established in 2013 to provide the business community with access to the University’s extensive resources, was recognized for its unique “one-stop shop” strategy for […]
Polaris MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership), a division of the URI Research Foundation, is announcing its latest move to lift Rhode Island’s manufacturers to higher profitability and employment. Polaris MEP has committed 100% of its first ever state funding of $350K to go to Rhode Island’s small manufacturers in the form of innovative events, programs and […]
An innovative academic leader and researcher Maling Ebrahimpour of St. Petersburg, Fla., has been appointed dean of the University of Rhode Island College of Business Administration. Donald H. DeHayes, URI provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, made the appointment following a national search.
The University of Rhode Island has developed an online master’s degree in cybersecurity that uniquely combines intensive cybersecurity and digital forensics education with business applications.
Michael Katz, an experienced leader in intellectual property and economic development, has been appointed associate vice president for intellectual property and economic development at the University of Rhode Island, effective June 1.
About 700 students at the University of Rhode Island will receive their master’s or doctoral degrees at the Graduate Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 16 at the Thomas M. Ryan Center on the Kingston campus.
The University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration has added a new graduate program that many students and professionals in the finance industry can count on to sharpen their skills. The program was approved by the Rhode Island Board of Education on Wednesday, April 1.
URI Research Foundation’s Polaris Manufacturing Extension Program officials to present update on R.I. manufacturing.
Barbara Silver says that research has repeatedly shown that flexible work schedules and employer support for work/life issues results in improvements in employee productivity, job satisfaction and job retention and decreases in absenteeism. It also benefits employee physical and mental health.
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