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HSS InSpire 2014 Edition

HSS Inspire. Research. Teaching. Outreach. Find out what our Big Thinkers have done this year!

Bringing youngsters to URI: Graduate students in reading education help solve literacy challenges

Bringing youngsters to URI: Graduate students in reading education help solve literacy challenges

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.

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Distinguished 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 during a weeklong visi

World-renowned physical therapist Emma Stokes to share insights at URI as Visiting International Scholar

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.

Thupten Tendhar, Another Big Thinker in HSS

Thupten Tendhar, Another Big Thinker in HSS

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.

2014 Thewlis Lecture on Gerontology and Geriatrics

2014 Thewlis Lecture on Gerontology and Geriatrics

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.

HSS faculty receive Champlin Foundation Grant

HSS faculty receive Champlin Foundation Grant

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.

Physical Therapy Ph.D. student, Destiny Chearino, joins Team USA for international bouts

Physical Therapy Ph.D. student, Destiny Chearino, joins Team USA for international bouts

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.

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Manage your Money! Take Control of Your Money and Your Life

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 wins $1.2 million grant from NSF

URI wins $1.2 million grant from NSF

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.

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