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2010–11 Big Thinkers Series: Shaping the Future

Knowledge. Creativity. Vision. URI alumni are shaping the future. The University of Rhode Island is a community of discovery where big ideas flourish and shape the future. URI alumni, parents, and friends are cordially invited to join President David M. Dooley in Big Thinkers Series events around the country and learn how URI's big thinkers are shaping the future around the globe.

Big Thinkers Series Events | Fall 2011


SpatzSeattle, Washington | November 17, 2011 at 5:45 p.m.
Big Thinkers Series: Shaping the Future
featuring Mark Spatz
Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Avenue, Seattle, Washington

Join URI President David M. Dooley, alumni, and friends for a private tour of Luminous: The Art of Asia and a presentation by Mark Spatz ’93, M.S. ’97, president and founder of Sterlitech Company, followed by a Q&A session. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.

Mark Spatz, president of Sterlitech Corporation, founded the company in 2001 and rapidly built it into a leading manufacturer of silver membrane products. He previously worked as a business analyst for Aptimus (formerly FreeShop.com); account manager and director of research for McKnight & Company, Inc.; market analyst for J.L. Anderson Associates, Inc.; and economist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He holds a B.S. in natural resource economics and an M.S. in environmental economics from the University of Rhode Island.

Register online by November 10, 2011. For more information, contact Kathy Gianquitti at kgianquitti@advance.uri.edu or 401-874-4853.


Recent Big Thinkers Series Events | Fall 2011

SimonelliChicago, Illinois | October 13, 2011, 5:45
Big Thinkers Series: Shaping the Future
featuring David E. Simonelli
Museum of Science and Industry
57 Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, Illinois


Recent Big Thinkers Series Events | Spring 2011

EdmondsWashington, D.C | April 28, 2011, 5:45
Big Thinkers Series: Shaping the Future
featuring Karina Edmonds ’92
Van Scoyoc Associates, Inc.
101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.


DooleySan Diego Zoo | May 4, 2011, 5:45 p.m.
Big Thinkers Series: Shaping the Future
Treetops Room, San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, California


Recent Big Thinkers Events | Fall 2010

[Red Carpet]Los Angeles, California | September 23, 2010, 5:45 p.m.
Big Thinkers Series: Shaping the Future,
featuring President David M. Dooley
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Center
3400 Riverside Drive, Burbank, California


[Wadsworth Atheneum]Hartford, Connecticut | July 22, 2010, 5:15 p.m.
Big Thinkers Series: Shaping the Future,
featuring President David M. Dooley
Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut

 

 

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For more information, contact:

Kathleen Gianquitti,
Assistant Director
Alumni Events
Alumni Center
73 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401.874.4853
Fax: 401.874.5957
Email:
bigthinkers@advance.uri.edu