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News from URI
June 23, 2016
“Beluga”
Discovering Drowned Sites
GSO researchers, tribal reps survey submerged ancient sites
Honoring Orlando
Campus community gathers to remember victims of Orlando shooting
Lessons in Life and Language
Students win grants to study foreign languages overseas
Generosity Goes the Distance
Bowen Memorial Scholarship to benefit electrical engineering student
Teach Peace
Nonviolence training could help prevent mass shootings
Bridge Redux for Beantown
Landscape architect graduate among four winners for redesign of Boston bridge

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Coyote
Rhode Island Monthly
Where the wild things are (June 2016)
Vineyard Gazette
Ocean drifters aid university study of currents (June 16)
Jamestown Press
Lady Rams finish fourth in national sailing championship (June 16)
Atlantic 10 News
Bjorn honored as athletic director of the year (June 15)
Providence Journal
At URI, civil rights veteran advocates nonviolence training in wake of Orlando killings (June 14)
Providence Business News
URI, Salve among top oceanside colleges (June 14)
WPRI Channel 12
Hundreds gather at URI to honor Orlando victims
(June 13)
Providence Business News
Driving Forces: David Dooley (June 10)
Kids Camp
Summer 2016
Summer Camps for Kids
Through June 29
State of the Arts Mixed Media Exhibit
June 23–25
Ocean State Summer Writing Conference
June 25
House of Hope Garden Opening Day
July 5
Inner Space Center Tour
July 9
Urban Garden Series: Pest Management
July 17
Beachcombing for Families
July 20–31
Kingston Chamber Music Festival
July 30–31
Providence Kennel Club Dog Show
Thorr Bjorn
Sports Talk with Thorr Bjorn
June 30 Join URI’s athletic director in the Super Suite at Gillette Stadium.
Family Day at Roger Williams Park Zoo
July 8 The annual event includes lunch, admission, and a critter meet-and-greet.
URI in the City: Evening at Becco
July 19 URI President David Dooley, URI Foundation President Lil O’Rourke, and URI Alumni Relations Executive Director Michele Nota host an alumni reception at the famed NYC restaurant.
Member Exclusive: Night at Fenway
July 23 Cheer on the Sox against the Twins and enjoy a pregame BBQ at our exclusive event for dues-paying Alumni Association members. 
URI Night with the PawSox
July 29 The PawSox take on Scranton; come early for a special tour and pregame BBQ.
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