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BMW cruises onto URI campus Monday to recruit students from International Engineering Program

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.

L'AD di Fincantieri Giuseppe Bono  alla cerimonia del taglio della prima lamiera di "Silver Muse", la nuova nave da crociera ultra-lusso che Fincantieri realizzerà per la società armatrice Silversea Cruises a Genova, 24 luglio 2015.

Fincantieri: accordo con Rhode Island University

Per scambio accademico e interculturale


Agreement between Fincantieri and URI

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.


A New Renewable Challenge

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.


Engineering student Sarah Rheault wins scholarship from German organization

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.


URI student wins Elevator Pitch Contest

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.

Best Languages to Learn to Get Ahead in Your Career

Best Languages to Learn to Get Ahead in Your Career

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.

Best Languages For Your Career

Best Languages For Your Career

Providence Journal article on Oct. 18, 2015 cites Portuguese, German and Mandarin as three best languages to learn for your career.

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