URI’s After School Literacy Program provides one-on-one literacy testing and instruction to children in kindergarten through high school who are challenged by reading. URI graduate students – working teachers studying to become reading specialists – teach the children.
Emma Stokes, a renowned physical therapist who travels the world inspiring patients and providers to rethink healthcare in the 21st century, will bring her ideas to the University during a weeklong visi
World-renowned physical therapist Emma Stokes to share insights at URI as Visiting International Scholar
Emma Stokes, a renowned physical therapist who travels the world inspiring patients and providers to rethink healthcare in the 21st century, will bring her ideas to the University of Rhode Island during a weeklong visit.
Although Thupten Tendhar has been far away from his Tibetan home for most of his life, he considers himself to be one of the most fortunate Tibetans on this planet today.
Alzheimer’s disease is receiving increased national attention as a major health concern now and in the future. Recent research suggests that Alzheimer’s disease is a combination of genetic, environmental, and personal behavioral factors. The lecture will summarize research that explains how and why the disease develops and what can be done to prevent it in the future.
The Champlin Foundations, one of the oldest philanthropic organizations in Rhode Island, has awarded the University of Rhode Island four grants totaling $651,774, the largest single-year gift Champlin has ever awarded the University.
Destiny Chearino, a 22-year-old doctoral student in physical therapy at the University of Rhode Island, is in the national spotlight after winning gold in the USA National Boxing Championships last week in Spokane, Wash.
Students interested in learning about how to manage their credit cards, student loans, spending, and savings can attend a discussion with family finance experts at the University of Rhode Island.
URI is first college or university in the state to receive a Robert Noyce Scholarship grant to recruit and support students to teach in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and science.
Karl Aspelund, an assistant professor of design at URI, says we should start thinking about what kinds of clothes astronauts will need for decades-long space missions, considered the next phase of exploration to infinity and beyond.
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