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Geochemist Seeks to Unearth Origins of Life in Universe

Geochemist Seeks to Unearth Origins of Life in Universe

Media Contact: Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892 Study in northern California to examine ‘rock-powered life’ KINGSTON, R.I. – November 6, 2014 – University of Rhode Island geochemist Dawn Cardace and a team of scientists from a dozen other institutions are collaborating on a NASA-funded project to discover the origins and evolution of life in the universe. The(…)

Welcome to this year’s new CELS faculty!

Welcome to this year’s new CELS faculty!

This academic year began with a wave of great new hires. Check out their backgrounds, research and class offerings below. Let’s give them all a large, warm welcome to the College of the Environment and Life Sciences! Austin Becker: Marine Affairs, Landscape Architecture, Assistant Professor Dr. Becker joined CELS last winter as a social scientist(…)

Living at the Extremes

Living at the Extremes

Article Credit: Grace Lentini If you asked any Rhode Islander what their favorite season is, nine times out of ten they would answer the fall. Why? Because the scorching heat of the summer has passed and the freezing cold of the winter has yet to come upon us. While most folks are trying to escape(…)


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Supporting Global Access to Education

Supporting Global Access to Education

The CELS Student Diversity Coordinator, Michelle Fontes-Barros, along with CELS Seeds of Success students co-hosted a viewing of the documentary “Girl Rising” with Dr. Vilpa Patel on…[Read more]


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