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November 3, 2016
Extraordinary Ideas
HealthHacks RI all about pushing boundaries of discovery
Winning with Spirit
Student Kelsey Swanson crowned Miss Rhode Island USA 2017
Upstanding Engineering
Coventry man, URI engineering students team up to create three-wheeled vehicle that allows driver to stand
Sense of Purpose
URI senior's work improves villagers' lives in Dominican Republic
Smile—and Brush!
Recent study uses selfies to help improve tooth-brushing techniques
Winning Team
Congratulations to IGT, recipient of the 2016 President's Corporate Distinguished Achievement Award. More about IGT and all of the 2016 DAA recipients.
The Atlantic
What CNN got right about the presidential race 
(November 2)

Millenial Magician: How Matt Franco went from college act to Vegas headliner
(October 31)
Westerly Sun
Two distinguished naturalists to be honored (October 31)
Newport Daily News
Question 4: Supporters say $45M bond would position URI as an economic driver (October 29)
Science Daily
Using selfies to help improve tooth-brushing techniques (October 25)
USA Today
Road Trip USA: It's a small world in Rhode Island (October 22)

November 4
Mechanical engineering lecture
November 4
Voice and piano recitals
November 4
Leslie Odom Jr., star of Broadway's Hamilton
November 5
Diwali celebration
November 8
Election Day. Classes are in session. Don't forget to vote!
November 11
Reflections: Growing Up a Black Man in America—If It Was Easy, Everyone Would Do It
November 12
What's Bugging Your Landscape?
November 15
Honors Colloquium: Inequality and the American Dream
Radio City Music Hall
November 12 A member-exclusive outing to the Big Apple! Tour Radio City, meet one of the Rockettes, and enjoy a matinee performance of the Christmas Spectacular.
Tea Time in London
November 13 Join us across the pond for a Shakespeare-inspired afternoon tea on the Thames at the Swan restaurant.
Southwest Florida Chapter
November 14 Tour the estates of Ford and Edison; December 3 Join us for our annual Holiday Luncheon.
LA Rams Chapter
December 4 Enjoy a family-friendly afternoon of bowling at the new Bowlero entertainment center.
Ugly Sweater Social
December 10 A holiday social on the RI Brew Bus! Wear your ugly sweater, compete in our contest, and enjoy a local breweries tour with other young alums.
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