News & Events
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.
Candidate for Governor Clay Pell recognized the IEP as a model for RI economic growth in interview with NBC 10.
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.
The Providence Journal’s January 17, 2014 coverage of IEP’s win in President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas 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.
IEP featured as a model for international study at conference on “Global Learning” hosted by the Association of American Colleges and Universities in October 2013.
The International Engineering Program expands to Italy, offering students a chance to study at the University of Calabria and intern for an esteemed Italian engineering firm.
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