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News from URI
December 1, 2016
They're Back
Emergence of winter moths has URI scientist worried about another spring of defoliation
Small Scale, Big Discovery
URI scientist: Rare childhood disease linked to major cancer gene
Don't Fill Up, Plug In
URI's Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition to partner with Plug In America in promoting electric vehicle use
Explosive Experiments
Mechanical engineering professor simulates bomb blasts to study how things break apart
International Honor
History professor receives academic award from French government
Ugh! Those Winter Moths!
What can you do? Advice from Sejal Lanterman of the Extension Outreach Center and Heather Faubert of the College of the Environment and Life Sciences.

WPRI Channel 12
URI professor discusses future of Cuba (November 29)
Providence Journal
Rising seas, rising stakes: R.I. researchers project future flooding (November 27)
RI Public Radio
After sightings in Mass., winter moths are expected to turn up in RI (November 25)
Jamestown Press
Never too late to teach an old farm new tricks (November 23)
Christian Science Monitor
Many teens have trouble spotting fake news, but it's not as bad as it sounds (November 22)
Providence Journal
Rhode Islanders created Coastal Environmental Risk Index because of qualms about FEMA maps (November 19)
URI Theatre
December 1–11
URI Theatre presents Spring Awakening
December 2–3
URI Master Gardener poinsettia sale
December 3
Celebration of Cultures at Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
December 3
URI Symphony Orchestra holiday concert
December 4
Rhody Rhapsodies winter concert
December 6
Men's Basketball vs. Old Dominion
December 10
Rapper Lil Uzi Vert at the Ryan Center
Bowling Balls
URI vs. PC Pregame Reception
December 3 Meet us at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Providence for some pregame food and fun.
LA Rams Chapter
December 4 Don't miss out on this fun afternoon of bowling and catching up with fellow Rhody Rams!
Houston vs. URI Pregame Brunch and Game
December 10 Meet us in Houston for some pregame fun before the URI Men's Basketball team takes on the Houston Cougars.
Ugly Sweater Social
December 10 It's that time of year! Join us for our holiday social on the RI Brew Bus, complete with an ugly sweater contest.
Big Chill Weekend
February 2–4 Mark your calendar—Our largest fundraising event is right around the corner!
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