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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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URI, Care New England ink pact to improve professional education, health of Rhode Islanders

The program planning process, including delivery and evaluation, will be managed by the Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies, its Office of Strategic Initiatives in conjunction with Care New England.


Navy machinist studying biotechnology talks about her campus experiences

Navy machinist studying biotechnology talks about her struggle to adjust to campus, what she learned and how that can help you.


Education professors Deeney and Peno travel to Indonesia to assist with vocational education improvement

Still recovering from the tsunami earthquake of 2004 that caused widespread destruction of Indonesia, one devastated city is focusing on vocational education to restore its industries with the help of two URI education professors. Drs. Theresa Deeney and Kathy Peno, education professors from URI’s Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies, traveled to […]

Edward Bozzi

Biotechnology careers are on the rise in Rhode Island

Dr. Edward Bozzi, a clinical professor and administrator of the biotechnology program at the University of Rhode Island Providence campus, talks about biotechnology career opportunities on Channel 10’s Business Lunch.

Susan Trostle Brand

URI education professor chosen for lifetime achievement award

Susan Trostle Brand, a URI professor of education, has been elected into the honorary Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education, founded in 1911, “to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching.”

Joe Silva

Biotechnology student Joe Silva named as one of URI’s four Boren Scholars

Joe Silva ’17, a Medical Laboratory Science student in the biotechnology manufacturing track based at the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies in Providence, has won a David L. Boren Scholarship to study languages overseas.

Ralph Brockett

An Evening with Ralph Brockett, Ph.D.

A renowned scholar and author in adult learning, Dr. Brockett will share his work on “Teaching Adults to be Self-Directed Learners” on June 8 in Providence.

Gregory Paquette

CELS Professor Leaves Legacy of Excellence in Biotechnology

Dr. Gregory Paquette looks at URI’s Biotechnology Center with a sense of pride and accomplishment. Dr. Paquette will retire in May 2017 as director of the Biotechnology Center on URI’s Providence campus.

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