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February 16, 2017
World of Possibilities
Academic Health Collaborative expands education boundaries through J-Term trips
Frisbees, Freshmen and Families
URI's Quadrangle: Grounded in 125 years of memories
Pitch Perfect
Student's perfect pitch fueled new platform for textbook resale enterprise
Ocean Planning Superstars
Coastal Resources Center wins 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award
URI Gift
Major Gift for OLLI
URI program serving the over-50 community gets a boost with second $1 million gift from The Bernard Osher Foundation
Sea Levels
Ocean State sea level-rise estimate now above 9 feet (February 12)
The Indpendent
URI community rallies against immigration ban (February 11)
The Jamestown Press
URI junior keeping her classmates connected (February 9)
Wind farm's impact on R.I. tourism to be studied (February 7)
Providence Journal
Art exhibit explores stories of indigenous roots (February 5)
RI Public Radio
RI university leaders react to Trump immigration policies (February 3)
Providence Business News
Mankodiya making smart textiles (February 3)
Rhode Island Slavery
February 17
Lecture: Rhode Island and Slavery
February 18
Chinese New Year Celebration
February 21–March 8
French Film Festival
February 22
Sugar Science Day for Girls
February 23–March 5
URI Theatre presents The School for Lies
February 25
Distinguished Visiting Artists: Yoshihiro Kanno and Noriko Ohtake
February 27
Lecture: Cuba's Coastal Communities
March 1
125th Anniversary Celebration: URI Day at the R.I. Statehouse
March 18
URI Brain Fair
University of Rhode Island
Nominations open for Alumni Association Executive Board
February 27 is the deadline to submit nominations for our 2017–18 Executive Board.
Meet us in Tacoma
February 25 Join fellow alums for a tour of LeMay, North America's largest car museum. Enjoy lunch before the tour.
URI vs. SJU Pregame Reception and Game
March 1 Bring your Rhody pride to Philly and meet us at Landmark Americana before cheering on the Rams.
URI in PA for A-10
Basketball Championship

We're planning some pregame fun before each game. Game dates and times to be announced March 5.
Southwest Florida Chapter
April 1 It's our annual
Steak-Out! Meet us at our new location—Englewood Gardens Club on
Manasota Key.
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