- URI research team launches world’s largest global human rights dataset - The massive new dataset, soon to be freely available online, aims to help researchers objectively evaluate respect for human rights the world over
- URI entomologist wins $2.6 million NIH grant to study evolution of Lyme disease bacteria in deer ticks - University of Rhode Island entomologist Jannelle Couret is tipping the way we understand the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. Instead of looking at it from the human perspective, she and an interdisciplinary team of researchers are taking the view of the tick.
- U.S. Vice President Harris visits Fish Right project during tour of Philippines - Since 2018, the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center in the Graduate School of Oceanography has led an international initiative to create sustainable fisheries in the Philippines, implementing a $33 million program funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). This week, the USAID Fish Right Program received a special visit from U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, who was visiting the Philippines on a three-day tour to reinforce relations with the archipelagic nation of more than 100 million people.
- Chef of ‘best new restaurant in the U.S.’ to discuss ‘The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America’ Oct. 4 - Chef, restaurateur and indigenous food advocate Sean Sherman will present at the 2022 University of Rhode Island Honors Colloquium Tuesday, Oct. 4, on “The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America.”