The HSS Speakers Series features Carol Garber, a world-famous clinical exercise physiologist. The lecture, “Exercise is Medicine: Integrating Exercise into Health Care,’’ will be held Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6:30 to 7 p.m., in URI’s Thomas M. Ryan Auditorium in the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, 120 Flagg Road. The talk is free and open to the public.
After her son Nathan was gunned down in the midst of a neighborhood feud, Nancy Wilson ’14 shut herself inside her house for months and cried.
The clothing industry goes way beyond fiber, yarn, and fabric, says assistant professor Sheng Lu, of URI’s department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design.
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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.
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