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URI Speakers Bureau


Speakers Available to Address Community Groups

The URI Office of Communications and Marketing's Speakers Bureau provides community groups and other organizations with speakers on a wide variety of topics. More than 170 faculty and administrators are available to make presentations on dozens of different topics. Speakers are available day or evening at no charge and can tailor their presentations to meet the needs of the organization. To learn more about the URI Speakers Bureau or to schedule a speaker, contact Todd McLeish in the Department of Communications and Marketing at 401.874.7892 or tmcleish@advance.uri.edu or our main office at 401.874.2116.

If you are a media outlet looking for an expert to provide authoritative information on various topics, consult the URI Experts List.

New Topics for 2014

  • Arctic Whales in a Melting World
  • Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden
  • Beekeeping
  • History of the W. Alton Jones Campus
  • Human Evolution
  • Injury Prevention
  • Ins and Outs of Broadcast Media
  • Sports Medicine
  • Vegetable Gardening
  • Yellowstone in Winter

Categories

Business

Aquaculture
Biotechnology
Business Education
Business Law
Economic Forecasting
Fisheries Economics
International Business
International Economics

Latin American Finance
Leadership Development
Manufacturing
Market Research
Marketing
Mediation
Rhode Island Economy
Small Business Management

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Communication

Children and the Internet: What Parents
    Can Do to Tame the Media Monster
Communication Disorders
Debating
Digital Media Literacy: Life Skills for the
    Information Age
Gender Communication
Ins and Outs of Broadcast Media
Political Communication

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Education at URI

Adult Education
Business Education
Distance Learning
Financial Aid
Fraternities
International Internships
International Study
Student Life
Students With Disabilities
Study Abroad
What's New At URI?

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Gardening

Butterfly Gardening
Composting
Container Gardening
Creating Edible Gardens
Holiday Plants
Insects in the Garden
Landscape Architecture

Landscaping
Lawn Management
Pest Management
Protecting and Attracting Pollinators
Shoe-box Gardening
Sustainable Gardening

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Healthy Living

6 Things to Know Before Entering the
    Hospital
Aging
Alcohol/Drug Abuse Prevention
Aquatic Therapy
Assistive Technologies
Back Injuries
Cancer Prevention
Developing New Drugs
Drugs From The Sea
Exercise and Health
Exercise for Senior Citizens
Emerging Infectious Diseases
First Aid/CPR
Food Safety
Grief and Bereavement
Health Careers

Herbal Remedies
Injury Prevention
International Health
Medications for the Elderly
Non-clinical Health Careers
Nurse Shortages
Pain Management
Parent/Child Health
Pediatric Prescription Drugs
Physical Fitness
Physical Therapy/Exercise
Sports Medicine
Weight Management
What Healthcare Can Learn from IKEA
Women's Health
Women and Exercise

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History

Ancient History
Ancient Military History
Civil Rights Movement
Civil War
Glaciers and Ice Ages
History of Aquaculture in R.I.
History of Science
History of the W. Alton Jones Campus
History of Whaling
Holocaust Memoir
Human Evolution
Industrial Revolution

Labor History
Mediterranean Archaeology
Nursing History
Railroads
Rhode Island Historic Armories
Rhode Island History
Rhode Island Quilts
Robber Barons
Slavery
Transportation History
Underwater Archaeology

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Oceanography

Algae, Seaweed
Aquaculture
Arctic Whales in a Melting World
Atmospheric Science
Bacteria and Viruses in the Sea
Climate Change
Deep Sea Biology
Hurricane Forecasting
Marine Pollutants
Life in Extreme Environments
Narragansett Bay-Issues

Ocean Currents
Ocean Engineering
Physical Oceanography
Plankton
Rare Marine Life in New England Waters
Red Tide
Seeking New Drugs from Marine Life
Sonar
Tsunami
Underwater Acoustics

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Other Topics

Acting and Directing
Astronomy
Biomedical Research
Civil Liberties
Dinosaurs
Electric Vehicles
Forensic Science
Fracture Mechanics
Guatemalan Textiles

Hunger Issues
Multiculturalism
Nuclear Energy
Nursing History
Oil Development in Africa
Rhode Island State Crime Lab
Sherlock Holmes
URI Athletics
Yellowstone in Winter

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Psychology, Family and Children

Attitudes Toward People with Disabilities
Child Development
Non-Violence
Physical and Sexual Abuse
Self Esteem

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Rhode Island

The following topics deal with issues in and around Rhode Island:

Bests, Firsts, Uniques
Economy
Geology
Historic Armories
History
History of the W. Alton Jones Campus
Mushrooms in Rhode Island

Recycling
Politics
Snakes of Rhode Island
State Crime Lab
Wildlife
Quilting/Textile History
Speaking Rhode Island-ese

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Wildlife and the Environment

Arctic Whales in a Melting World
Autumn Leaves
Bats
Climate Change & Marine Mammals
Electric Vehicles
Endangered Species
Frogs and salamanders
Global Warming
Lobsters
Marine Mammals
Microscopic Life in RI
Most Disgusting Fish in the Sea
Mystery of Whale Strandings
Nonpoint Source Pollution

Owls
The Pest That Killed the Hemlock Forest
Pollution Abatement at Home
Protecting the Environment from Your
   Backyard
Renewable Energy
Recycling
Rhode Island Wildlife
Sea Turtles
Seals In Narragansett Bay
Shellfisheries
South African Wildlife
Whales
Yellowstone in Winter

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Women

Date Rape
Italian Women Authors
Sexual Harassment
Women in Chemistry
Women in Engineering
Women in Literature
Women in Politics
Women in Science
Women's Sports
Women's Studies

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