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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

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Providence Journal: URI Pharmacy exploring the healing power of plants

Associate Professor Navindra Seeram and Senior Gardener Peter Morgan—along with the College’s acclaimed medicinal garden and greenhouse—were featured in the Sunday, November 14 issue of the Providence Journal, offering readers a garden tour and a primer on the healing properties of plants.

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QuadAngles, Fall 2014: Sage Advice from Dr. Navindra Seeram

Navindra Seeram, associate professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, knows that the brighter your food, the better your diet. He show know. Head of the Bioactive Botanical Research Laboratory, he also oversees the Heber Youngken Jr. Medicinal Garden at the College of Pharmacy.

URI’s Pharmacy Gardeners to Showcase Medicinal Plants

URI’s Pharmacy Gardeners to Showcase Medicinal Plants

URI’s Pharmacy Gardeners to Showcase Medicinal Plants 21st annual Rhode Island Spring Flower and Garden show in Providence from Feb. 20 through Feb. 23   Most people don’t know that the University of Rhode Island’s beautiful Heber W. Youngken Jr. Medicinal Plant Garden located in the College of Pharmacy quad was brought to life with […]

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URI College of Pharmacy Medicinal and Wellness Garden wins another design award

The garden received the Rhode Island Chapter of ASLA highest award the 2013 President’s Award of Excellence. The award was given to Wagner/Hodgson Landscape Architecture of Burlington, VT. The jury commented that the project represented a “very thoughtful and responsive design”, with “excellent collaboration between landscape architect and artist”, and “exemplary execution of site detailing”.

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Medicinal Garden Wins an American Society of Landscape Architects Award

Our Youngken Medicinal Garden won its first award from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)!  The award was presented by the VT chapter (Vermont Architects) and now the nomination moves on to the national level.  Peter Morgan was also cited for superb maintenance of the garden!  

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URI celebrates opening of new pharmacy courtyard, Youngken Medicinal Plant Garden

The University of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts celebrated the grand opening of the new Pharmacy Courtyard and Heber W. Youngken Jr. Medicinal Plant Garden, a beautiful public and scientific space built just steps from the college’s new $75 million home.

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URI partners with Pittsburgh conservatory to enhance pharmaceutical research, education

URI College of Pharmacy now has a green side KINGSTON, R.I. – April 12, 2011 – The University of Rhode Island has entered a partnership with Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, Pa., one of the world’s most energy-efficient and sustainable conservatories. The five-year partnership will help to provide information on a proposed energy-efficient […]

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URI Partners with Phipps Conservatory

pharmaceutical research and education URI Partners with Phipps Conservatory to Enhance pharmaceutical research and education The University of Rhode Island has entered a partnership with Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA., one of the world’s most energy-efficient and sustainable conservatories. The five-year partnership will help to provide information on a proposed energy-efficient conservatory […]

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URI student unlocking secrets of Jamun berry to treat cancer

KINGSTON, R.I.–December 1, 2008 — A University of Rhode Island undergraduate majoring in chemistry hopes to unveil the secrets of the garden in her search for natural treatments for such killers as breast cancer. Caroline Killian worked this summer in a laboratory mashing up berries and doing extensive tests to find the degree of anti-cancer […]

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