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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.
Calling the program “ground breaking,” the Institute of International Education presented the University’s International Engineering Program its Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education in March 2012.
The Rhode Island Foundation announced in 2011 the inaugural class of Beatrice S. Demers fellows along with accompanying grant awards totaling $187,000.
In 2011, the University of Rhode Island received the Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award for internationalizing its engineering curriculum.
Former IEP executive director John Grandin has released Merging Languages and Engineering: Partnering Across the Disciplines. In this volume, he explains the origin and history of this program rooted in such an unusual merger of two traditionally distinct higher education disciplines.
Former IEP executive director John Grandin has released Going the Extra Mile: University of Rhode Island Engineers in the Global Workplace. The book tells the story of 15 IEP graduates, each of whom completed a language degree along with his or her full engineering curriculum and spent an entire year abroad as part of the rigorous IEP education.
Amandine Umutoni Gatali came from Pretoria, South Africa to URI, where she found the perfect fit in the International Engineering Program.
In 2004, the National Science Foundation awarded the University of Rhode Island faculty $2.4 million to support educational and research initiatives in collaboration with partners in Germany.
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