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News from URI
January 21, 2016
“Frogs”
Focus on Fathers
Professor to study fathers’ role helping children with autism spectrum disorder
Hot and Cold
Temperatures in Narragansett Bay reflect climate change trends
Prep for Playoffs
Alum, students prepare Patriots field for playoffs
Engineering Entrepreneurs
Engineering students create robotic hand, parking app, cat toys during J‐term class
Storm Tool
Ocean engineering students study impact of rising sea levels, storms on Matunuck
Student diver
Donors making J-term possible for many
URI's three-week winter session offers opportunities in Belize, Indonesia, and Korea—or right here in Kingston.
Tick on a leaf
ecoRI News
More ticks in more places (January 18)
Providence Journal
New URI course encourages students to engineer their own start‐ups (January 16)
The Guardian
Anthropomorphism: How much humans and animals share is still contested (January 15)
Providence Business News
Brown, URI recognized for work‐life programs
(January 13)
Huffington Post
Media, quit marketing 'ideal beauty' to teens (January 13)
Civil Eats
How probiotics can save the East Coast shellfish industry (January 12)
WNPR  Connecticut
Oceanographer helped solve mystery of beach blast (January 11)
Women's basketball
January 23
Women's Basketball vs. Davidson
January 25–February 26
Exhibit: Race Matters
January 26
Spring semester classes begin
January 27
Men's Basketball vs. Fordham
February 1–5
Martin Luther King Jr.
Week Events
February 2
Inner Space Center Tour
February 2
Exhibit Reception—Gino Conti: RI Artist Revealed
February 5
Music of Taina Asili
y la Banda Rebelde
Show Boat
Game Watches: Boston and North Carolina
Join Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn for a pregame rally on January 27 vs. Fordham and on February 23 vs. Davidson.

Show Boat: SW Florida Alumni Event

February 7 Enjoy buffet lunch and a show at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre.

SJU vs. URI Men's Basketball, Scarf Giveaway

January 30 Alumni Association members, show your Rhody colors with a free scarf. 

Evening Social: Miami Design District
February 17 Hear about the latest in LEED design at URI from Jonathan Burgess '06.
Big Chill Weekend

March 3–5 It's all about scholarships. Register now! 


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