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September 3, 2015
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Green Ways
URI among Princeton Review’s top ‘green’ colleges
Scientific Expression
NSF grant to help young scientists become better writers
Laughter Lessons
Honors Colloquium examines power of humor
Sea School
Teachers travel aboard Endeavor to learn about science at sea
50 Plus Prime
Faculty, programs to be featured on syndicated TV program for baby boomers
Kai Younger
Unwavering Ambition
Kai Younger always wanted to be a nurse. As she prepares to start her junior year, she is grateful for scholarship support she has received along the way.
Cuba
Latina
This American university to expand programs to Cuba (August 25)
San Francisco Chronicle
URI given $2.5 million for elderly patients (August 23)
Providence Journal
Study finds Narragansett Bay’s health improving (August 19)
Rhode Island Public Radio
Rhode Island educators take a close look at ocean engineering (August 18)
Newsday
Researchers mapping underwater landscape off Fire Island (August 18)
Channel 10
Scientists, thrill seekers catch and tag sharks (August 13)
Anthony Quinn
September 3–October 2
Anthony Quinn, Transcending Roles
September 5
URI Today on Rhode Island PBS
September 11
Cosmic Colors @ URI Planetarium
September 18
Monitoring Aquatic Invasive Species
September 22–December 8
Honors Colloquium: The Power of Humor
November 6
Butterfield 65th Anniversary and Reopening
Boston Harbor
A Quintessential Summer Evening in Boston
September 10 Watch the final concert of the 2015 Summer in the City Entertainment Series from the best spot in Boston Harbor.
Northern California Lobster Bake
September 19 Don't miss the 20th Annual (and final!) Northern California Alumni Lobster Bake in San Mateo.
London Calling
September 29 Alums in or near London are invited to a convivial evening of networking in a grand brasserie at the Rosewood Hotel.
Homecoming Weekend
October 16–18 Homecoming is where the heart is! Mark your calendars for a great fall weekend in Kingston.
Distinguished Achievement Awards
October 17 The Tenth Annual DAA honors exemplary alumni and friends of URI. Meet them at our gala in Newport!
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