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News from URI
April 28, 2016
Growing Global Connections
President Dooley visits Ghana
Polymer Prodigy
Engineering student wins Goldwater Scholarship
Making the News
Journalism students launch weekly web newscast
Writer's Holiday in Kingston
Writing Conference welcomes Pulitzer Prize winner
New Crab in Town
Invasive crabs changing ecology of Narragansett Bay
URI Theatre
URI Theatre Presents
Omigod you guys!
Don't miss Legally Blonde, the Musical, tonight through this weekend, April 28–May 1.
President Dooley in Ghana
WPRI Channel 12
URI technology plays key role in El Faro black box recovery (April 27)
RI Public Radio
Sanders secures a primary win in the ocean state
(April 27)
Providence Journal
URI president talks about religious faith (April 21)
Rhode Island Catholic
Student honored for dedication to campus ministry (April 21)
Christian Science Monitor
Did seeds help birds become the only living dinosaurs? (April 21)
Starfish slow to recover from disease outbreak (April 20)
News Ghana
Ghanaian universities urged to establish working relations with foreign institutions
(April 18)
WPRO Radio
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to deliver URI commencement address (April 15)
Container Gardening
April 28–May 1
URI Theatre presents Legally Blonde, the Musical
April 28–30
Engineering conference
April 29
URI Concert Band performance
April 30
Family Science Expo
May 1
Color run to benefit Engineers for a Sustainable World
May 1
Oliver Watson House spring open house
May 3
Inside the Eye: Improving Hurricane Forecasts
May 7
Urban Garden Series: Container Gardening
May 14
East Farm Spring Festival
May 21–22
2016 Commencement
Rhody Wine Tasting in the South End: Meet the Dean of the College of Nursing
May 3 Join Barbara Wolfe, new dean of URI College of Nursing, for a wine tasting at Urban Grape in Boston, with treats from Formaggio Kitchen.
URI’s Academic Health Collaborative: A Q&A with Dean Paul Larrat
May 10 How is URI shaping the future of health care? Join College of Pharmacy Dean Paul Larrat in Philadelphia for an inside view. (Also in D.C. on May 11.)
Dive Behind the Scenes at Mystic Aquarium
May 14 Enjoy a family day at Mystic with trainer Jen Rock ’06; includes lunch, admission, and special demonstrations.
Legacy Family Brunch
May 21 An exclusive Commencement Weekend event for graduating seniors and their URI Legacy families.
Vote for the 2016–2017 Alumni Association Executive Board
May 23 is the last day to vote. Open board meeting will be held on June 1. 
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