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In Celebration of the Inauguration of
Dr. David M. Dooley

Thursday, April 8, 2010 -- Inauguration Day
2 p.m. Inauguration Ceremony
Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston Campus

The Ceremony, Symbols & Traditions
Watch Live! 2 - 4 p.m.

Ryan Center directions

4 p.m. University Celebration
Keaney Gymnasium, Kingston Campus
9 - 11 p.m. Community Dance
URI Jazz Big Band
Memorial Union Ballroom, Kingston Campus

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
9:30 - 11 a.m. Academic Symposium I
The Role of the University in Transforming Education,
Economic Development, Healthcare, and Social Justice

URI Feinstein Providence Campus, Paff Auditorium
Watch Live! 9.30-11 a.m.

Noon - 1:15 p.m. Lecture
Distinguished International Scholar Presents:
"Gender Equity in Higher Education:
Perspectives from the Global South"

Dr. Bola Akanji, Nigerian Institute of Social & Economic Research
Center for Biological and Life Sciences, Thomas M. Ryan Family Auditorium, Kingston
Watch Live! Noon - 1.15 p.m.

1 - 2:30 p.m. Poster Session
Research, Creative Activities and Service Projects of
Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Faculty

Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons, Kingston

3 - 4:30 p.m. Academic Symposium II
The Role of the University in Transforming the Globe

Watkins Building, Corless Auditorium, Narragansett Bay Campus
Watch Live! 3 - 4.30 p.m.

4 - 6 p.m. Dana Shugar Colloquium
"URI's National Success Engaging Men in Violence Prevention"
Swan Hall, Kingston
Watch Live! 4 - 6 p.m.

7:30 - 9 p.m.

Academic Symposium III
The Role of the University in Transforming a Sustainable Quality of Life
Chafee Social Science Center, Barry Marks Auditorium, Kingston
Watch Live! 7.30 - 9 p.m.

Transforming the World

After the events are over, the videos are archived on the UniversityOfRI's YouTube channel for viewing any time.

URI Live!
Inaugural Events Livecast
April 7-8 on URI Live!


Download President Dooley's biographical information (PDF) and a high resolution image below:

President David M. Dooley

Click to download high resolution image. Credit: "University of Rhode Island, Nora Lewis"

  • Curriculum Vitae
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