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David Cipoletta ’14, M.S. ’19, is a born engineer–a techie who gets things done. With his startup, Pison, he’s designing revolutionary gesture-control and brain wave-control tech to help the U.S. military, people with ALS, and everyday device users.Mind over matter
Serving essential roles in the communities they serve, today’s librarians are so much more than keepers of the books.
- The Everyday Philosopher - For assistant professor Douglass Reed ’04, philosophy goes beyond reading Plato’s Symposium or discussing Socratic virtue in a classroom.
- A Bigger, Bolder Vision for URI’s Future - In October, the University announced that it would raise the goal of Big Ideas. Bold Plans. The Campaign for the University of Rhode Island from $250 million to $300 million.
- Resurrecting the Art of Respectful Conversation - Can respectful conversation and real listening change the tone of contemporary discourse? The Good Faith Idea Exchange podcast says, “Absolutely.”
- Pushing the Boundaries of Inclusion - Doctoral student Meg Jones was awarded a Fulbright grant to study LGBTQ+ inclusive practices in teacher education programs in Finland.
How the Alumni of Color Network became one of the University’s strongest alumni groups.
- The Copeland Effect - An alumnus reflects on the impact of men’s track and field coach John Copeland, who retired this year.
- Silver Medal for Ram-Led U.S.A. Rowers - University of Rhode Island rowing coach Shelagh Donohoe, along with coxswain Karen Petrik ’19 and Allie Reilly ’19, led the U.S. PR3 mixed four with coxswain to the silver medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
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“Hey guys! Once we’re done with this job, they want us to change a lightbulb over at Edwards Hall.”Summer 2021 Winners