News & Events
KINGTON, R.I., March 9, 2016—BMW representatives cruised onto the University of Rhode Island campus on Monday in a sparkling white sports car—a BMW i8, to be exact—to interview engineering and business students for internships.
Per scambio accademico e interculturale
Fincantieri and the University of Rhode Island (U.S.A.), on behalf of its International Engineering Program (IEP), has signed an important understanding which establishes the beginning of mutual collaboration to develop academic and cultural interchange.
Spanish IEP alum Miriam Caetano Vera-Cruz ’08, will be working with the Luxembourg Development Cooperation on Cape Verde’s ambitious goal of meeting 50 percent of its energy needs through renewable energy by 2020.
Sarah Rheault, a University of Rhode Island student who has been studying industrial engineering at Technische Universität in Braunschweig, Germany since September, is the recipient of a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service, or Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, also known as DAAD.
Cara Nunez, a University of Rhode Island senior majoring in biomedical engineering and Spanish, won the 10th annual Elevator Pitch Contest sponsored by the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition for her proposal to create a wearable eye tracker to control a robotic arm.
URI physical therapy, engineering students team up to modify toy cars for children with disabilities
Spanish IEP students Katie Brown of North Kingstown and Cara Nunez of East Greenwich – both seniors majoring in biomedical engineering – participate in Lil’ Rhody Riders program to help children be more independent.
IEP languages top the list of best ten languages to learn for career advancement as reported by Kiplinger, October 2015: Mandarin Chinese, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, French, Arabic, Hindi and Russian.
Providence Journal article on Oct. 18, 2015 cites Portuguese, German and Mandarin as three best languages to learn for your career.
Reprinted from the URI Foundation’s development newsletter When Kevin Drumm ’15 went to Spain with the International Engineering Program (IEP) to study at TECNUN University of Navarra, he reported back to the program what his life was like abroad, a trip taken with help from a Demers Fellowship: “My most memorable experiences this year were: […]
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