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October 1, 2015
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The URI Connection
Two alums team up to create national TV commercials
Arctic Goose Chase
Polar bears and grizzly bears make URI scientist’s goose research a challenge
Sound Waves in the Sea
URI engineers monitor offshore wind farm construction for noise impacts on wildlife
New House for Fraternity Circle
Sigma Chi brothers dedicate new chapter house
Popes and Saints
History professor describes differences between Pope Francis and St. Francis of Assisi
Mankoff Drawing
Funny Ha Ha
Watch this highly entertaining (and frequently hilarious) talk from this week's Honors Colloquium speaker, Robert Mankoff, cartoon editor and cartoonist for The New Yorker.
Chemistry
Rhode Island Monthly
Inside the Rhode Island State Crime Lab (September)
Providence Journal
R.I. Manufacturing Week: Lessons in efficiency and profitability (September 29)
Rhode Island Public Radio
For URI, $1.6 million to train 109 new nurse practitioners (September 20)
Providence Journal
Clinica Esperanza: Hope and care for those who can’t afford insurance (September 19)
Channel 10
Fighting the opioid crisis (September 15)
Music of India
October 4 and 9
Music of India
October 6
Baird Symposium
October 6
Honors Colloquium—Teja Arboleda
October 7
New date! Nearly Naked Mile
October 15–25
URI Theatre Presents: In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)
October 22
Anthony J. Risica Lecture Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship — speaker: Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Walt Besio
Girl painting pumpkin
Homecoming Weekend 2015
October 16–18 Rhodyville is ready for you—are you ready for Rhodyville? Register today!
Distinguished Achievement Awards
October 17 Come to the Newport gala that honors extraordinary alumni and friends of URI.
Legacy Luncheon
November 7 URI Legacy families are invited to a special lunch during Family Weekend.
SAA 30th Anniversary Celebration
November 14 The Student Alumni Association celebrates 30 years with a day-long celebration. Now that's something to brag about!
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