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News from URI
January 19, 2017
Quad
Seeds Indeed
URI Cooperative Extension giving away 300,000 seed packets
Hot and Humid
New URI/USGS study looks at why Lyme disease is common in the North, rare in the South
Spirit of Unity
URI grad creates poster for Women's March on Washington
Coal Ash Crisis
Anthropology professor: Toxic coal ash is environmental, social issue on Puerto Rico
Celebrating 125 Years of Thinking Big
The little-known story of the man whose big idea created the Kingston Campus
George and Barbara Young
George and Barbara Young established the first endowed professorship at URI’s College of the Environment and Life Sciences. Professor Jacqueline Webb has been named to the prestigious post.
Planting Seeds
Rhode Island Monthly
Free seeds for RI nonprofits (January 2017)
Providence Journal
Food conference theme: Increase consumption of locally harvested products (January 17)
Providence Journal
Praise for free-tuition proposal and also caution + poll (January 16)
Westerly Sun
URI to put Chariho art on permanent display (January 15)
The Ringer
Decoding Facebook's solution to fake news (January 12)
WPRI Channel 12
Why more out-of-state students are attending URI (January 12)
Newport Mercury
She works through channels (January 10)
Skates
January 21
Rock n' Skate at Boss Arena
January 23
Spring semester classes begin
January 25
URI's 125th Anniversary Kickoff
February 10
125th Anniversary Celebration: Men's Basketball vs. Dayton
February 11
125th Anniversary Celebration: Mat Franco at the Ryan Center
February 23–March 5
URI Theatre presents The School For Lies
February 25
Distinguished Visiting Artists: Yoshihiro Kanno and Noriko Ohtake
Athlete
GW vs URI Game Watch
January 31 Get together with other Rhody fans in Baltimore and watch URI Men's Basketball take on George Washington in Kingston.
Big Chill Weekend 2017
February 2 Chill at the Lounge • February 3 Craft Beer Tasting; A Toast to Big Chill • February 4 Breakfast Among the Stars.
URI vs. Davidson Reception and Game
February 3 Don't miss the pregame fun at Davidson with URI Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn before URI Men's Basketball faces the Wildcats.
Magical Member Exclusive
February 11 Join us for this exclusive reception before America's Got Talent winner and magician Mat Franco '10 performs in Kingston.
SW Florida Chapter
February 18 Come see the hit musical Anything Goes at the Broadway Palm and enjoy lunch with fellow alums.
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