News & Events
Before college, Jessica Damicis had never left the country. Today the 23-year-old has traveled to six countries on three continents, lived and studied in Spain, interned in Kenya, and built a wastewater treatment system in Guatemala.
Ahmed Fadl has a big mission at NASA—and a critical role in ensuring public safety during risky rocket launch operations. Fadl says it’s crucial to consider different perspectives, something he learned in URI’s International Engineering Program dual doctoral program.
Quang Le, a junior Chinese and electrical engineering student from Cranston, R.I., is one of three University of Rhode Island Chinese Flagship Program students selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
Enrolled in URI’s International Engineering Program, Alyssa Zisk ’15 spent a year abroad in China at Tianjin Normal University, taking Chinese language classes, living with Chinese roommates, and studying engineering in Chinese.
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.
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.
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.
International Engineering Program students send letters home about their internships at engineering firms around the world.
IEP May grad Maria Briones (Civil Engineering/Spanish) to enter Peace Corps, grad school.
May IEP graduate David Powers (Mechanical Engineering/German) is URI’s top German language student.
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