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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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URI launches campaign to “Engineer Rhode Island’s Future:” Question 4 bond referedum for new engineering facilities

Corporate and government leaders will join this morning with University of Rhode Island officials, alumni, faculty and staff and other supporters of bond referendum Question 4 to officially kick off the campaign, “Engineering Rhode Island’s Future,” at Toray Plastics (America) at Quonset Point in North Kingstown.

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URI, Johnson & Wales sign Physician Assistant program agreement

University of Rhode Island graduates who enroll in the Johnson & Wales University Physician Assistant Studies Program will soon have a direct path into one of the hottest careers in the nation.

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URI scientist Annie De Groot named one of the 50 most influential people in vaccine industry

University of Rhode Island Research Professor Annie De Groot has been named one of the most influential people in the vaccine industry by the website VaccineNation.

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URI-Lifespan team up to graduate dozens of registered nurses from College of Nursing

With big changes in the health care industry today, registered nurses are looking for ways to further their education to stay informed.  The University of Rhode Island and Lifespan are teaming up to provide that opportunity.

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Cybersecurity, Privacy is topic of URI’s 2014 Honors Colloquium

The investigative reporter with the greatest access to fugitive Edward Snowden and his government documents since his flight to Russia will be coming to the University of Rhode Island next month as part of its 2014 Honors Colloquium, “Cybersecurity and Privacy.”

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