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[EPSCoR]You are cordially invited to attend the formal announcement of the National Science Foundation’s award to the University of Rhode Island through its Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The award will foster statewide research in marine life science, workforce development and diversification, and science and design literacy.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at 11 a.m.
University of Rhode Island
Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, Lower Level Atrium
GPS: 120 Flagg Road, Kingston, RI

Governor Donald L. Carcieri, Senator Jack Reed, and URI President David M. Dooley will remark on this unprecedented award, along with Vice President Peter Alfonso and representatives from Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design. Tours of the Rhode Island Genomics and Sequencing Center and light refreshments will follow the program.

We hope you will join colleagues, government officials, and our academic partners from eight institutions of higher education to celebrate the success and growth of the Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR collaborative initiative.

RSVP by September 3 to Paula Santos at events@advance.uri.edu or 401.874.2014.
Reserved parking for this event is available in the Chafee lot.  See directions and campus map.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation please call 401.874.2014 at least three business days in advance. For TTY assistance, please call the R.I. Relay Service at 1.800.745.5555.

 
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