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URI and AMGEN Biotech Experience visits Central Falls High School

Dean Anthony Rolle, along with several administrators from URI, visited Central Falls High School to observe students in David Upegui’s AP Biology class who were conducting lab experiments, as part of the AMGEN Biotech Experience.

GoLocal LIVE: “Visible Cloth, Invisible Bodies” Art Exhibit at URI Focuses on RI’s Ties to Slavery

Steven Pennell, Coordinator for the Urban Arts & Culture Program at URI Providence, was on GoLocal this week to talk about URI’s current exhibit, Visible Cloth, Invisible Bodies.

Letter: Edward Bozzi: Another internship program has been remarkable success

In their Dec. 11 Commentary piece (“R.I. intern program a success”), Daniel Egan, president of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Rhode Island, and Charles Kelley, executive director of the Rhode Island Student Loan Authority, described the “bridge.jobs” program that helps students to secure internship opportunities.

URI biotechnology manufacturing program celebrates 15th anniversary.

Celebrating the 15th year of its biotechnology manufacturing program, the University of Rhode Island looks back on the progress made by the initiative toward the state’s industry and the workforce it has helped build.

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Fulbright Grant sends URI student Alexia Williams abroad!

Alexia Williams will travel to Spain this fall to teach English, thanks to a grant from the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program, which places recent college graduates in schools overseas to supplement local English language instruction and to provide a native speaker in the classrooms.

Janelle Haire, 2016 URI Graduate and NSF Noyce Teacher Scholar, teaches 7th and 8th grade science at Goff Jr. High in Pawtucket, RI.

Exposing students to STEM jobs and opportunities and surrounding them with equally enthusiastic students can boost interest in STEM. It takes a concerted effort, both in school and out.

Congratulations to John O’Leary on being selected to receive the UPCEA NE Leadership and Service Award!

UPCEA NE Region Planning Committee, and URI congratulate John O’Leary on being selected to receive the UPCEA NE Leadership and Service Award!

Coventry High English teacher wins ‘Oscar of Teaching’

Lauren Hopkins, an English teacher at Coventry High School, is among 45 teachers nationwide to receive a Milken Educator Award, the only award winner from Rhode Island this year.

Celebrating 125 years at Water Fire

Celebrating 125 years of Thinking Big, The University of Rhode Island sponsored a full WaterFire on Saturday, Sept. 23 which included torchbearers from all areas of the University, creating a Ring of Fire that illuminated Waterplace Park just before the bonfires were lit. Dean Anthony Rolle and Professor David Byrd from the Alan Shawn Feinstein […]

URI is sponsoring Water Fire on September 23!

As we continue to celebrate our 125th year, the University of Rhode Island is sponsoring Saturday evening’s full lighting of WaterFire.

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