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Think Big, We do
News from URI
March 16, 2017
The Old Gazazza
Frank Keaney, inventor of the fast break and Keaney Blue, is one of the most charismatic figures in URI's history
Water Works
URI awarded grant to design water systems for developing countries
Understanding Algae
Oceanographer explains mystery of toxic algae bloom in Narragansett Bay
Decades of Kingston Couture
Textiles program offers gallery visitors a glimpse of college fashion spanning 125 years
Learning in a New Light
URI introduces new Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies
At URI, we've been Thinking Big for 125 years. Case in point: basketball coach Frank Keaney's invention of the fast break, which forever changed the game.

The Independent
URI wins A-10 title (March 12)
KLFY News 10
Spring breakers from University of Rhode Island volunteer to help Youngsville flood victim (March 12)
Fox 25 Boston
Experts warn of potential 'tick apocalypse' as spring approaches (March 8)
GoLocalProv
Tools to check your home's risk in RI's rising sea levels (March 8)
RI Public Radio
Proposed bill would expand paid family leave (March 6)
Westerly Sun
Offshore sand could help replenish beaches (March 4)
WPRI Channel 12
Newsmakers: URI President Dr. David Dooley, Political Roundtable (March 3)

March 17
Kingston Chamber Music Festival Special Concert: Shades of Summer
March 18
URI Brain Fair
March 22
Photographs of an Outsider: An Evening with Israeli Photographer Adi Nes
March 25
Piano Extravaganza!
March 25
New England Cheer and Dance Championships
March 29
Lecture—Buried Alive: Life Beneath the Seafloor
April 9
Lil Wayne at the Ryan Center
April 25
125th Anniversary Celebration: Founders' Day Festival

NCAA Game Watches
March 17 The Rams are Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Champs! Cheer them on during the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Alumni of Color Network
March 30 Join us for our 2017 Alumni Panel. Don't miss this important networking event!
SW Florida Chapter
April 1 Meet Alumni Association Executive Director Michele Nota at our annual Steak-Out on Manasota Key.
Young Alumni Meetup 
April 14 Join fellow College of Business Administration young alumni in Providence for an evening of networking.
Baseball in Charlotte
April 20 The PawSox are taking on the Charlotte Knights. Meet us at the BB&T Ballpark for a pregame buffet and game viewing fun!
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