URI Alumni Engagement 

Are you a URI Alumni? Be sure to check out The University of Rhode Island Alumni Association and stay connected to your URI family.

URI Program in Gerontology

Gerontology courses at URI are offered at both undergraduate and graduate levels in several academic disciplines, including Human Development and Family Studies, Nursing, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Adult Education, Sociology, and Political Science.  Continuing Education workshops are also offered for currently practicing health care and human service professionals.

URI’s Age-Friendly University

Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)

The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center at the University of Rhode Island prepares health care and human service professionals, faculty, students, and caregivers to better meet the physical, functional, and psychological needs of older adults.

Malford Thewlis Lecture

Malford W. Thewlis, MD, a former resident of Wakefield, RI, was a pioneer in the field of geriatric medicine most widely known for co-founding the American Geriatrics Society in 1942.   In honor of Dr. Thewlis, URI established the Malford Thewlis Lecture in Gerontology and Geriatrics in 2006 to goal of to raise awareness, enhance knowledge, and stimulate discussion about issues related to aging, longevity, and health care for older adults.

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URI Graduate School of Oceanography

URI Master Gardeners

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