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URI hosts International Education Week, Nov. 11-15, to spotlight global learning

A peanut-based product that prevents child malnutrition, an international film about the importance of educating girls worldwide, and a nonprofit group that helps orphans in Kenya are topics for discussion during International Education Week at the University of Rhode Island.

The celebration, from Nov. 11 to 15, will give faculty, students and staff an opportunity to explore global learning on campus, regionally and overseas. The event, in its third year, also bolsters URI President David M. Dooley’s goal to make the University more international.

“Many exciting and important topics are being spotlighted this week, which we hope will generate a buzz and empower individuals…

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