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Janelle Haire, 2016 URI Graduate and NSF Noyce Teacher Scholar, teaches 7th and 8th grade science at Goff Jr. High in Pawtucket, RI.

Exposing students to STEM jobs and opportunities and surrounding them with equally enthusiastic students can boost interest in STEM. It takes a concerted effort, both in school and out.

Congratulations to John O’Leary on being selected to receive the UPCEA NE Leadership and Service Award!

UPCEA NE Region Planning Committee, and URI congratulate John O’Leary on being selected to receive the UPCEA NE Leadership and Service Award!

Coventry High English teacher wins ‘Oscar of Teaching’

Lauren Hopkins, an English teacher at Coventry High School, is among 45 teachers nationwide to receive a Milken Educator Award, the only award winner from Rhode Island this year.

Celebrating 125 years at Water Fire

Celebrating 125 years of Thinking Big, The University of Rhode Island sponsored a full WaterFire on Saturday, Sept. 23 which included torchbearers from all areas of the University, creating a Ring of Fire that illuminated Waterplace Park just before the bonfires were lit. Dean Anthony Rolle and Professor David Byrd from the Alan Shawn Feinstein […]

URI is sponsoring Water Fire on September 23!

As we continue to celebrate our 125th year, the University of Rhode Island is sponsoring Saturday evening’s full lighting of WaterFire.

The Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies Celebrates its First Year.

The Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies celebrated their First Birthday in grand Rhody style with a celebration on the Feinstein Providence Campus on Friday, September 15, 2017

URI School of Education nets $1.4M in scholarships to prepare STEM instructors

URI School of Education nets $1.4M in scholarships to prepare STEM instructors

Funded through the National Science Foundation and doled out between now and March 2019, the monies will aid the state’s flashing research institution in recruiting, preparing and mentoring STEM instructors.

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The University of Rhode Island has a program to help veterans transition to higher education

NBC 10 News recently interviewed Jeff Johnson of Veteran Support Services at the University of Rhode Island, Providence Campus about URI’s program to help military veterans transition to higher education. For more information, please contact Jeff Johnson at 401.277.5160 or jeff_johnson@uri.edu.

URI receives $250,000 Amgen grant for high school biotechnology teacher training.

The Amgen Foundation has awarded URI’s Research Foundation with a three-year grant totaling $250,000, that will provide laboratory kits to be used in area high schools to train teachers to conduct a series of classroom biotechnology experiments. The teacher training is scheduled to be held on Saturday mornings at the URI Providence campus beginning Sept. […]

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Anthony Rolle

URI appoints R. Anthony Rolle as Dean of the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies

Providence, RI – The University of Rhode has named R. Anthony Rolle the new Dean of its Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies.  Rolle began his new position on July 1. He comes to URI from the University of Houston, Texas, where he served as chair and professor in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy […]

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