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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.

Calvin Gidney

Diversity Lecture to address topic of language, labels and identities

The College will host our annual Diversity Lecture featuring Dr. Calvin L. Gidney of Tufts University on Wednesday, April 19, in Chafee Hall (Kingston campus). The title is Naming Others, Naming Ourselves: Language, Labels, and Identities in Contemporary Campus Discourse.


Arthur Lisi, Ph.D. ’01 awarded Champion of Education Award

Arthur Lisi, Ph.D., has been awarded a 2017 Champion of Education Award from the New England Secondary School Consortium. He is the principal of Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School of Coventry and received a Ph. D. In Education from URI/RIC in 2001.

Stephanie Howie

URI introduces the new Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies

The new College provides an innovative and interconnected approach to undergraduate, graduate and adult education for traditional and adult students.

Deb Mathews on Channel 10

Channel 10’s Business Lunch discusses the launch of URI’s new College

Channel 10’s interview with Deb Mathews of the Office of Strategic Initiatives highlights the new College’s role in preparing students for the jobs of today.


URI Council for Exceptional Children honors 2 advocates for teaching hundreds of education students about inclusion

Bobby Macaux of East Greenwich and Katie Lowe of Warwick were named the 2016 URI Council for Exceptional Children Outstanding Advocates.

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