Hot Air Balloon
    JULY 17, 2014    


BelugaBeluga in the Bay
URI oceanographer says beluga whales sighted in Narragansett Bay and Taunton River are Rhode Island’s first

Wing TipWinged Victory
URI engineering students win national FAA competition with design of airport collision avoidance system

FabricA Rising Star in Textiles
URI assistant professor on cutting edge of trends in global clothing industry

CyclistFrom Patient to Healer
URI physical therapy graduate grateful to clinical instructor for giving him back his life

BabySpecial Delivery for URI Professer: Midwifery Award
URI nursing professor emerita receives highest nurse-midwife award


Providence Journal
“URI professor’s mission: To bring promising Alzheimer’s drug to U.S. patients” – profile of Professor Nasser Zawia, dean of the Graduate School and professor of pharmacy (June 29)

New York Times
“What’s a Tiara Like You Doing on Reality TV?” – interview with Professor Joy Spanabel Emery, curator of URI’s Commercial Pattern Archive (June 19)

NBC News 10
Mark Higgins, dean of the College of Business Administration, discusses Alex and Ani management shakeup (July 8)

Providence Journal
“URI scientist leads fight against invasive mile-a-minute vine” (July 12)

“RI Tick Population Continues to Rise” – interview with Professor Tom Mather, director of URI’s Tick Encounter Research Center (June 24)



July 18–20 Hot Air Balloon Festival

July 22–September 16 Tuesday Tours of the URI Botanical Gardens

July 23 Kingston Chamber Music Festival

July 24 Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting: Hurricanes and Storm Recovery in Rhode Island

July 28–August 15 URI’s Summer Eco-Exploration Camp at Roger Williams Park Botanical Center

July 31–August 3 20th International Association of Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS) Conference: Enhancing Global Community, Resilience and Sustainability Through Intercultural Communication

August 1 Barbequeer and Just Dance Party kicks off at 11 a.m. at the LGBTQ Center Lounge



URI Media Coverage Highlights 2014


Family Day at the Roger Williams Park Zoo
August 1
Bring the kids to our annual warm and fuzzy (and furry and feathered) family day!

A Quintessential Summer Evening in Boston
August 7
A dramatic view of Boston Harbor, a delectable array of shellfish, and a delightful al fresco concert—don’t miss this perfect summer night!

URI Night with the PawSox
August 22
Come to our annual family event for an evening of minor league baseball and all-you-can eat BBQ.

Sun, Surf and Sand with the LA Rams Chapter
August 30
Join fellow Los Angeles area URI alums and their families for a relaxing day at Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach.

Fun Summer = Safe Summer
Whether you're in the pool, on a bike, or on the road this summer, these articles from Alumni Association partner Liberty Mutual Insurance will help make the season a safe one!


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