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URI group to hold session on work/life issues at Statehouse Feb. 28

Media Contact: Dave Lavallee, 401-874-5862

KINGSTON, R.I. -- February 25, 2008 -- The University of Rhode Islandís Work/Life Committee will hold a brief informational session in the Senate Lounge at the Statehouse on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. The purpose of the session is to familiarize legislators and other policy makers with the issue of work/life balance and to discuss initiatives that have occurred in other states. Senator Daniel DaPonte, a 2000 URI graduate, will host the session.

Thursdayís session will be the first in a series of events, held mainly on URIís Kingston Campus, concerning work/life issues. For further information contact Work/Life Committee chair Helen Mederer at (401) 874-4144 or