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August 18, 2016
“Bicyclists”
Engineering Honors
Grad student wins top honor for research on New Bedford hurricane barrier
Life-Changing Treatment
Pharmacy professor's studies offer hope to patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia
Leading Man
Theatre alumnus stars in Shakespeare in the Park
Climate Change Through History
Grad student awarded grant for climate change study
Global Gathering
Indonesian dignitaries meet with URI professors to discuss local governments in America
Home Again
New police officers have deep, longstanding ties to University
Coral Collaborators
URI professors Austin Humphries and Christopher Lane shared this video from Bogor Agricultural University in Indonesia, where they are part of an international team studying the effects of human activity on coral reefs.

Rhode Island Monthly
Saving the New England cottontail (August 2016)
Westerly Sun
URI student plumbs depths of Napatree lagoon (August 15)
Providence Journal
Colleges build Rhode Island's engineering future
(August 14)
Christian Science Monitor
Discovery of a rare 'whale fall' allows scientists to explore a mystery (August 9)
Christian Science Monitor
20,000 discoveries under
the sea (July 30)
Providence Journal
URI professor leading groundbreaking research into Alzheimer's disease (July 24)
WJAR Channel 10
URI expanding surf therapy program for children (July 20)

August 20
Master Gardeners Project Open House
August 22
South Ferry Church Speaker Series
September 6
Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences Grand Opening
September 6
Comedian Chris D'Elia at the Ryan Center
September 7
Fall 2016 classes begin
September 9
Knauss Terrace Dedication
September 10
R/V Endeavor Open House
September 20
2016 Honors Colloquium: Inequality and the American Dream

The Volleyball is in Your Court!
August 27 California alums, join women’s volleyball coach Bob Schneck at Sonny McLean's in Santa Monica for a postgame rally to show your support for the Rams in the Pepperdine Asics Classic.
South County Habitat Young Professionals Meet-and-Greet
August 28 Join young professionals (age 21–40) for a cookout to learn about Habitat for Humanity.
After Work Meetup at Treno Pizza Bar
September 6 Head to the patio at Treno Pizza Bar in Westmont, NJ, for an evening of networking with alums.
Family Weekend: URI Legacy Pregame Luncheon
October 1 Enjoy a pregame luncheon for URI Legacy families before the Rams take on the Brown Bears.
2016 Homecoming Weekend
October 21–23 All roads lead to Rhodyville...save the date!
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