News from URI
    AUGUST 14, 2014    


NASAMars Bound
Engineering student interns at NASA’s Johnson Space Center helping design a new fuel cell to help humans reach Mars.

VineDon’t Get Bugged
URI scientists release thousands of insects to fight an aggressive invasive vine that has arrived in Rhode Island.

StudentGetting Their Hands Wet
Oceanography fellowship program celebrates 30 years of providing future scientists with hands-on research experience.

FlagExamining Old Glory
URI textile experts examine centuries old battle flag flown during British naval attack on Connecticut.

CyberFostering Collaboration
URI researchers are partners on all six grants awarded by the state to encourage collaboration among scientists.


Los Angeles Times
“Deep sea octopus mom tends her eggs longer than any animal on earth” (July 29)

“Undersea drones revealing the ocean’s secrets” (July 30)

NBC News
“Multigenerational photos of America’s future majority” (July 30)

Scientific American
“Weather triggers search for global warming” (July 18)

WCVB-TV Boston
“Food fears: GMO foods” – interview with Molecular Biology Professor Albert Kausch (August 7)

ABC6 Providence
“URI professor exploring Ebola vaccine” (August 5)

WBZ-TV Boston
“Tracking mako sharks off New England” – interview with instructor Bradley Wetherbee (July 23)



August 16 East Farm Open House

August 18 & 25 South Ferry Church Lecture Series at the Bay Campus

August 19 & 26 Tuesday Tours of the Botanical Gardens

August 22 URI Night With The Pawsox

September 8 21st annual Louis A. Luzzi Networking on the Links scholarship golf tournament



Oozeball 2014


Northern CA Alumni Chapter
September 13 Join us for the 19th Annual Lobster Bake at the Coyote Point Park in San Mateo.

Business After Hours
September 18 College of Pharmacy alumnus Bob Karczewski ’79 welcomes all area alums to a networking evening at his Somerset, New Jersey-based company, Reality_Rx Communication, a global healthcare marketing agency.

HomecomingHomecoming 2014
October 24-26 Come back to URI for Rhodyville, the big game, and a cornucopia of exciting fall activities and events.

Dallas/Fort Worth Alumni Chapter
ClamOctober 18 Kick off URI's Homecoming Week in Texas with a Taste of Rhode Island! Alums and their families are invited for some real Rhody chowdah, clam cakes, NY System weiners, Del’s Lemonade, and more.


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