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Je Suis Charlie Marchers on State of Mind

French IEP Director Dr. Lars Erickson and student Ian Kanterman, participants in the “Je Suis Charlie” March in Paris, France, joined Dan Yorke State of Mind on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. 

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Students, professor march with French citizens following attacks

French IEP director Lars Erickson and students on the French J-Term course in Paris experienced history in the making when they participated in a march following the massacre at the Paris satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.

White House Travel Blogger Summit

White House Travel Blogger Summit

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker’s keynote at the White House Travel Blogger Summit on December 9, 2014 featured IEP student Amandine Gatali, who interned in Chile with support from URI’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas‘ Innovation Fund grant.

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Dispatches from Abroad

International Engineering Program students send letters home about their internships at engineering firms around the world.

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Commencement 2014: URI senior on quest for clean water for those without it

IEP May grad Maria Briones (Civil Engineering/Spanish) to enter Peace Corps, grad school.

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Commencement 2014: URI senior aims for career designing products with ‘comfort’ in mind

May IEP graduate David Powers (Mechanical Engineering/German) is URI’s top German language student.

Clay Pell highlights URI’s International Engineering Program

Clay Pell highlights URI’s International Engineering Program

Candidate for Governor Clay Pell recognized the IEP as a model for RI economic growth in interview with NBC 10.

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Secretary Kerry announces first grant winners at President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Partnership Launch

January 17, 2014 press release from President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative announcing URI as one of four U.S. higher education institutions selected to receive grants.

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URI picked for Obama program to boost number of Americans studying in Latin America

The Providence Journal’s January 17, 2014 coverage of IEP’s win in President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative.

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Spanish IEP to help launch Obama’s Latin American initiative

In January 2014, Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry honored the University of Rhode Island for its leadership in helping to launch a presidential program to enhance ties with Central and South American countries.

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