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URI News Report

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Below is a selection of events from the overall university calendar:

Special Events
URI Theatre: "Singin' In The Rain" opens, April 25, stars award-winning actor, Andrew Burnap
News release and video clip: http://www.uri.edu/news/releases/index.php?id=6201
Symposium: Ocean Research and Conservation, hosted by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, May 1
Cybersecurity Symposium, hosted by Representative James R. Langevin, May 2

Workshops/Presentations
Undergraduate Research Conference, Honors Program, May 1
Student Learning Assessment Showcase, May 2
URI Council for Exceptional Children Celebration, May 2

Performances and Community Events
AXO's Domestic Violence Awareness Walk, April 28
URI Dance Company Presents: Destination Dance, April 29
Oozeball 2012, Popular Student Alumni Association event, April 29
Annual Plant Sale, May 5, 11
Upcoming URI Concerts, April 27-May 13

All other events
Week of 4/27 http://events.uri.edu/calendar/week/2012/4/27
Week of 5/4 http://events.uri.edu/calendar/week/2012/5/4

NEWS
Zombie Outbreak, A mock URI pharmacy clinic garnered initial media attention, April 25
News release
URI students launch recycling company, Providence Business News, April 25
News release
Report: Healthy environment spurs R.I. economy, Providence Business News, April 25
URI faculty urge ratification of contract, Providence Journal, April 24
Mosquitos, ticks to be abundant this year, Washington Post, April 23
URI Cybersecurity Symposium, The Rhode Show, Channel 12, April 23
News release
URI hosts cyber security symposium, Providence Business News, April 24
URI to hire consultant to review relationships with outside groups, Providence Journal, April 20
Statement from President Dooley
More Institute names found on URI payroll, Providence Journal, April 20
Robert Ballard's lecture, April 19, News about Professor Robert Ballard's work and the 100-year anniversary of the Titanic's sinking dominated headlines locally and worldwide. Here is a link to some of the coverage via Google News.
URI Working to Reduce Its Food Waste, EcoRI, April 17, written by a URI senior John Otterbein
Ron Paul promises that 'revolution' is coming at URI speech, Providence Journal, April 18
3 RI Colleges Make Princeton Review’s ‘Greenest’ List, GoLocal.prov, April 18
RI Sea Grant invested in protecting health of bay, Providence Business News, April 16