Below are a few of the news highlights that have appeared in print, broadcast or online media worldwide. (Registration may be required to access some of the news links.)
Governor urges passage of $45.5M bond for URI college’s expansion, The Providence Journal–Oct 5, 2016
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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
5 Rhode Island institutions form agreement to collaborate on neuroscience research Providence Journal, December 4, 2015
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
RI Public Radio, The Bottom Line, Oct. 9, 2015: Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio’s Dave Fallon for the weekly business segment. They are joined by URI President David M. Dooley for an update on the South Street Landing project, a long-awaited nursing school for URI and Rhode Island College. […]
RI Public Radio, OCT 7, 2015: URI President David Dooley discussed the status of the football team after two of its players were charged with assault during a fight. He also briefly discussed campus security following the deadly shooting at an Oregon Community College.
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