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University of Rhode Island Campus Named to National Register of Historic Places

URI Historic District comprises 29 acres and more than a dozen structures
17-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Speech Analysis Technology Gives URI Students an Edge

University of Rhode Island embraces LENA System
17-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Program Helps Non-Traditional Student Chart Path to Med School

Lack of resources, work and money issues, fail to deter student
17-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Find That Genome Size Affects Whether Plants Become Invasive

A University of Rhode Island scientist who studies the invasive plant Phragmites was part of an international research team that found that the most significant factor in determining whether a plant will become invasive is the size of its genome.
5-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

URI Graduate School of Oceanography Scientists to Present Research at National Meeting, Dec. 11-15

Oceanographers from the University of Rhode Island will once again present their research and posters during an international Earth science meeting this month.
7-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Provides Unique Insight Into Extinction Dynamics in Late Triassic

A team of scientists and students at the University of Rhode Island is inching closer to revealing how a group of animals from the Late Triassic went extinct
31-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Receives $5 Million Gift in Memory of Alumnus

The gift from Edward Avedisian will help fund a variety of projects in the College of Pharmacy, all working toward the goal of carrying on Paramez Avedisian’s legacy through education and innovation, according to College of Pharmacy Dean Paul...
17-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Professor Named Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Ginette Ferszt was selected for her pioneering and significant contributions regarding the health needs and disparities facing incarcerated women and working to end the practice of shackling pregnant athletes during labor and delivery.
12-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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URI Professor Examines Effects of Climate Change on Coral Reefs, Shellfish

Professor is studying how a variety of marine organisms are responding to changes in their environment. Focusing on reef-building corals and other shelled creatures that are threatened by increasing temperatures and ocean acidification, she is...
20-Feb-2017 7:05 PM EST

Project Pumpkin: Professor and Students Harvest 17 New and Experimental Varieties of Pumpkins

URI Professor harvests student enthusiasm with hands-on research.
27-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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