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Courtesy College of Pharmacy

Pharmacy medicinal garden melds nature, art to create stunning public space

The new College of Pharmacy Courtyard and Heber Youngken Jr. Medicinal Garden, a fixture for more than 50 years at the University of Rhode Island, will be opened and rededicated Friday, April 26 outside the new pharmacy building.

A stunning example of public space that draws on nature, science and art, the site is a central piece of the health and life sciences facilities in the north district of the Kingston Campus. The University will join its partner, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts at 10:30 a.m. to open the courtyard and garden, which is named after the College of Pharmacy’s founding dean. The ceremony will be held at the site, which is located to the south side of the college and between...


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