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Department of Communications/
News Bureau
22 Davis Hall, 10 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 0288
Phone: 401-874-2116 Fax: 401-874-7872

Media Contact: Todd McLeish 874-7892

URI experts available to address community groups

KINGSTON, R.I. -- January 22, 2003 -- More than 170 experts from among the University of Rhode Island’s faculty, staff and administration are available to speak to community groups about a wide variety of subjects through the URI Speakers Bureau.

Speakers are available at no charge to address day or evening meetings on such subjects as forensic science, biotechnology, aquaculture, herbal health remedies, Muslims and Islam, historic armories, business and economic issues, environmental topics, and dozens of others.

A comprehensive list of topics can be viewed at www.news.uri.edu/speakers. Presentations can be tailored to meet the needs of the organization and usually are a combination of lecture, discussion and questions and answers.

Over the last 12 months, URI speakers made more than 140 presentations to 60 different community groups in Rhode Island, from church groups and retiree organizations to civic clubs and business and professional associations.

For more information or to schedule a speaker, contact Todd McLeish in the URI Department of Communications/News Bureau at 401-874-7892.

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