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As a higher education institution, the University of Rhode Island must be confident that all students are prepared to boldly and successfully take on issues of global importance.   

We have the opportunity, as well as the responsibility, to instill an ethic of sustainability into each and every graduate.  By infusing education and research with issues of sustainability, URI can make significant contributions to the knowledge economy, strengthen civic engagement and contribute to the emerging green economy.

 

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To learn more about sustainability education and URI's long-term vision, check out the Curriculum/Research section of the Strategic Plan for Campus Sustainability.

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When Stefanie Zamorski was looking for an opportunity to spend time aboard a research ship to meet the requirements of her master’s degree at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, she said she wanted “the full experience.”

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