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October 23, 2014
Ocean Eddies
Engineering RI's Future
Business and political leaders, media endorse Question 4 
Bundle of Joy
URI family receives police support for infant born with rare cancer
A Path to Peace
Nonviolence Center wins national peacemaker award
Profiles in Courage
Alumnus travels the world to produce films on World War II veterans

Yes on 4
Rhode Island's major employers depend on URI engineers. See why!

Providence Journal
Yes on Question 4 – editorial (October 20)
WPRI Channel 12
“Vaccine for Ebola, other diseases is focus of URI conference” (October 13)
Portland Press Herald
"Another View: Young professionals need more than a narrow set of job skills" – by John Grandin, director emeritus of the International Engineering Program (October 19)
Smithsonian Magazine
“Why we must explore the sea” – by Robert Ballard, director of URI's Center for Ocean Exploration (October 2014)
The Westerly Sun
"Guest opinion: Yes on Question 4 is yes for recovery" (October 22)


October 24
College of Business Career Day
October 26
Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide prevention
October 28
Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture: Martin Keil – Artist Practice as Social Innovation
October 29
Nearly Naked Mile clothing drive
October 30
Charles and Marie Fish Lecture in Oceanography: Paul Greenberg, author of the best-seller American Catch: The Fight for Our Seafood
November 2
University Open House

Homecoming is Here!
Check out this weekend's events. And vote for the songs you want to hear at Rhodyville in our Homecoming Mixtape Poll!
Big Thinkers Series: Shaping the Future
November 1, 2014 President David M. Dooley travels to Orlando, Florida, to speak about URI's latest plans and achievements
Are You a Legacy?
November 8 If your parents, grandparents, or sibs are URI alumni, the answer is yes—and you're all invited to the Legacy Family Pregame Luncheon during Family Weekend!
Women's Council for Development Presents:
November 20 Panel Discussion: Perspectives of Women in the Middle East and South Asia
Hoops and Sunshine
November 28 Orlando Classic Basketball Tournament Pregame Reception
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