Over the course of the College of Pharmacy’s hundred year history in Providence and Kingston, there have been a number of watershed years. The opening of the Rhode Island College of Pharmacy and Allied Sciences Benefit Street building in Providence in 1924, the move of that College to URI in Kingston in 1957, the opening […]
The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy gratefully acknowledges the alumni, corporations, faculty, staff, foundations, friends, students and parents whose gifts have been received by the College between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. Your continuing support allows us to educate and train the pharmacists, clinicians, pharmaceutical scientists and community leaders of tomorrow. Every […]
This past August, 15 brothers from Beta Epsilon, URI’s Chapter of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc. traveled to Denver, Colorado for the biennial international meeting known as the Grand Council Convention. Beta Epsilon’s two delegates, Joe Nardolillo and Dominic DeFilipi, voted on many legislative changes as well as elected the new international officers. Other highlights […]
Biomedical Science Professor David Rowley and his team in the College of Pharmacy have found that a class of complex carbohydrates could enhance treatment of urinary tract infections. Their findings appear in a recent issue of the Journal of Functional Foods, published by the International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods.
Known as the “Father of Microencapsulation in Pharmacy,” Dean Luzzi founded the International Encapsulation Society and its journal. During his 20-year tenure as dean, he was instrumental in building the college’s national and international reputation and in developing global partnerships with colleges of pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Dean Luzzi was also instrumental in raising […]
Steven Mathews’ first trip on his own outside of Rhode Island gave him the opportunity to meet people who work in outer space. Mathews, a University of Rhode Island doctor of pharmacy student, traveled with Bongsup Cho, professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Pharmacy, to Bates College to present a poster describing three-dimensional […]
The University of Rhode Island pharmacy students who seek to go beyond management of medication in their postgraduate careers are finding that the University’s College of Pharmacy gives them a leg up on the competition. As the nation’s pharmacists play an increasing role in health care delivery, students are finding that the competition for acceptance […]
URI Women’s A Division skipper Rachel Bryer ’17, of Jamestown, R.I., a P3 student in the College of Pharmacy, was named an Inter-Collegiate SailingAssociation Women’s All-American Skipper this summer, one of only six women nationwide to win the honor. Bryer has been sailing solo since she was 8 years old. She has a funny story […]
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