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University kicks off ‘Vote Yes on 4’ campaign

University kicks off ‘Vote Yes on 4’ campaign

University kicks off ‘Vote Yes on 4’ campaign

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley, Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, URI College of Engineering Dean Raymond M. Wright, business leaders, students and other state and local officials joined at the University of Rhode Island Kingston Campus to kick off the ‘Vote Yes on […]

URI’s new media center touted as ‘transformational’ tool

URI’s new media center touted as ‘transformational’ tool

The University of Rhode Island community held a ceremonial “film cutting” to open the $6.5 million Harrington Hub for Global Leadership in Communication and Media with national media leaders, the state’s Congressional delegation, University officials, and students.  During a special ceremony President David M. Dooley welcomed everyone and discussed the global impact of communications and media in […]

Governor urges passage of $45.5M bond for URI college’s expansion

Governor urges passage of $45.5M bond for URI college’s expansion

Governor urges passage of $45.5M bond for URI college’s expansion, The Providence Journal–Oct 5, 2016

Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences

Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences

State and university officials, contributors to the project and business leaders participated in the ribbon cutting to officially open $68 million, 134,623-square-foot Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences. Funded in large part by a $61 million bond issue approved by Rhode Island voters in the 2010 election, the facility bears the name […]

Strengthening ties with universities worldwide

Strengthening ties with universities worldwide

University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley completed a week-long trip to Ghana to strengthen ties and discuss future collaborations, including student exchange programs, with the University of Cape Coast and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. URI wrote about the president’s trip and news appeared in several publications including: ​URI president visits […]

URI names vice president of student affairs

URI names vice president of student affairs

University President David M. Dooley has named the director of residence education and housing services at Michigan State University to serve as URI’s new vice president for Student Affairs. Kathy M. Collins, who has more than two decades of student affairs experience, succeeds Thomas R. Dougan, who retired in January after 30 years of service […]

President announces speaker for 130th Commencement

President announces speaker for 130th Commencement

President Dooley announced that the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will address URI’s Class of 2016 and receive the Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa. “We are very honored that Justice Sonia Sotomayor will join us to address our graduates on this important occasion. She is a true champion for equal […]

URI launches Academic Health Collaborative

URI launches Academic Health Collaborative

News coverage about URI’s new Health Collaborative includes: URI’s Academic Health Collaborative: ‘A new approach to educating health professionals’ Providence Business News, April 4, 2016 URI reorganizes health-related programs Providence Journal, March 28, 2016 URI launching Academic Health Collaborative Providence Business News, March 25, 2016

URI to collaborate on neuroscience research

URI to collaborate on neuroscience research

5 Rhode Island institutions form agreement to collaborate on neuroscience research Providence Journal, December 4, 2015

Devault, Steinberg, Dooley headline PBN’s BEA event

Devault, Steinberg, Dooley headline PBN’s BEA event

President Dooley was the keynote speaker at the Providence Business News’ 15th Business Excellence Awards event. Devault, Steinberg, Dooley headline PBN’s BEA event Providence Business News, November 13, 2015

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