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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.”


URI named one of the top 50 LGBTQ-friendly universities in the country

Just as classes are about to start, the leading non-profit organizations working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students has issued its annual report card and named the University of Rhode Island one of the top 50 LGBT-Friendly universities in the nation.


URI develops disease management plan for oyster aquaculture industry in Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island has adopted a plan facilitated by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to reduce the likelihood of human illness from the consumption of improperly handled oysters raised in aquaculture facilities in the state.  The plan, created through a collaboration between shellfish management agencies and the aquaculture industry, […]

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