Rhode Island voters strongly said they want the URI Narragansett Bay Campus to continue being a global center of excellence in ocean science by approving a $100 million bond referendum.Continue reading "Rhode Islanders strongly answer ‘yes’ on Question 1 for improvements to URI’s Narragansett Bay Campus"
Passage of Question 1 will provide $100 million in bonds for much needed improvements to the University’s globally known Narragansett Bay Campus, the leader of Rhode Island’s ocean economy.Continue reading "University of Rhode Island kicks off “Vote Yes on 1” bond campaign"
Ocean explorer and GSO professor Robert Ballard will deliver the keynote address for URI’s 136th Undergraduate Commencement from aboard his ship, the E/V Nautilus.Continue reading "Ocean explorer Robert Ballard will deliver URI commencement address"
URI has appointed NASA scientist Paula S. Bontempi as dean of the Graduate School of Oceanography. Bontempi is an alumna of GSO and a biological oceanographer for more than 25 years.Continue reading "URI appoints NASA scientist to lead Graduate School of Oceanography"
In the year after Rhode Island voters approved a 2018 bond referendum, GSO has secured a number of private gifts to build on public funding and further revitalize its facilities.Continue reading "After voters said ‘Yes on 2,’ URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography earns private support"
Stephen M. Greenlee M.S. ’82 and Donna Church Greenlee made a $1 million gift to establish the Greenlee Family GSO Campus Redevelopment Fund. The fund supports construction on the Narragansett Bay Campus to expand research and teaching capacity.Continue reading "URI Graduate School of Oceanography Receives $1 Million Gift"