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Two URI research teams recognized for ocean research by Secretary of Interior

 

Andrea Rusnock

URI's Rusnock to use Fellowship for smallpox study

URI picked for Obama program to boost number of Americans studying in Latin America

URI program chosen to help launch Obama’s Latin American initiative


ART GALLERY
The newest exhibit in the Fine Arts Center showcases graffiti art, some of which was painted right on the gallery walls.


Big Thinkers in the College of Arts and Sciences:

Steven Craveiro '13

Jenna Broccolo '12

Cherry Arnold '87

Tony Horton '80


Chinese

URI students may now earn a BA degree in Chinese; new major covers language and cultural skills to compete in the global economy. (more)

 


Harrington School

Joyal Film Prize

2011 Fred Joyal Film Prize Winners Announced (More)

 

 


Psychology

Dr. Bernice Lott has been awarded the American Psychological Foundation 2011 Gold Medal for Life Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest for her work on social changes, including pioneering work in the psychology of women and her recent success in creation of a permanent APA committee on issues of social class. She will be recognized at APA August 5.

 


Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

Dr. John Grandin, URI Professor Emeritus of German and Executive Director Emeritus of the IEP, will receive the ADFL (Association of Departments of Foreign Languages) Distinguished Service Award from the Modern Language Association "for his many transformative contributions to shaping the future of foreign languages and literatures as a discipline." A special session will be called in his honor at the MLA Annual Convention in Seattle in January 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

news and notes

Check out the video about the Harrington School of Communication and Media, created by URI alum Dan Riordan's Gnarly Bay Productions:


URI Theatre 2014/2015 Season:

"Seminar

by Theresa Rebeck

"Avenue Q

by Jeff Whitty

"All My Sons

by Arthur Miller

"As You Like It"

by William Shakespeare

For more information click Here

For a copy of the Season Flyer click Here

Audition information for "Seminar" and "Avenue Q" Here


URI’s Medical Physics Program, one of two in New England, wins full accreditation by national group

KINGSTON, R.I., Nov. 17, 2014 – For several years, the University of Rhode Island, partnering with Rhode Island Hospital, has offered a program for students with a passion for physics and medicine – and now it’s reached a milestone...


 

 

Using a 50-year-old technology that’s been reinvented as an archaeological tool, Kate Johnson ’06 digs up the lost farms of New England

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Big Thinkers in the College of Arts and Sciences:


 

2014 graduate Sylvia Bogusz

Major: Communication studies, Italian

Look at Sylvia Bogusz’s resume, and you might think—just another college over-achiever. Think again. Nowhere does she list her triumphs over near-fatal injuries she suffered when a drunken driver hit her in 2007, nor does she let that define her. Read more


Former URI Soccer player participating in the 2014 World Cup for the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team

Geoff Cameron

If former Rhody soccer player Geoff Cameron’s big idea was to play in the World Cup, then he’s going to need a new big idea. That’s because he is now on the U.S. men’s national team roster for the 2014 World Cup this summer in Brazil, and he’s already competed with the team in a win against Ghana and a tied match with Portugal in the competition’s opening round. Read more


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