Step into the CVS Caremark Interdisciplinary Health Delivery Laboratory at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, and be prepared for the unexpected as teaching and learning tools come to life. They breathe, they blink, and they have heartbeats. Some of them even bleed. Are they having trouble breathing? Secure the airway and breathe […]
Ralph Perfetto, co-founder of QualityMetric, Inc. and Response Technologies Inc., will discuss his “unanticipated entrepreneurial journey” in a lecture on innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Rhode Island on March 27.
An opportunity for executives at local marine industry firms to learn about URI engineering research on material composites and how that research may help the companies develop new products and expand new markets. Faculty will discuss their research on such topics as design of lightweight structures, marine composites in extreme environments, composites resilient to impacts, […]
Toray Plastics America, Inc., the North Kingstown-based manufacturer of polypropylene films and other products, has pledged $2 million toward the proposed construction of new facilities for the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering. The pledge is the first commitment of corporate support for the $125 million project that Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s proposed budget recommends […]
Study recommends better public-private coordination to accelerate state’s efforts in digital-media production, entrepreneurship
Rhode Island government, educators and businesses have work to do in concert with each other if the state is to reach the goal of being a nationally known center of digital-media excellence and entrepreneurship by 2020, a new report concludes.