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News from URI
March 30, 2017
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Freek Day, Beanies, and Beyond
As URI's 2017 Greek Week approaches, we take a look at some of the Greek community's traditions of philanthropy and fun
Designing Solutions That Matter
Students to make prosthetic limbs for amputees in Colombia
Can This Turtle be Saved?
Herpetologist awarded Fulbright to study threatened turtle in Indonesia
New Weapon in Cancer Detection
Chemical engineering professor researches sensors to detect cancer
Last Word on Weather
URI hurricane expert receives award from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
A Life of Giving
URI alumna supports Providence Campus child care center with largest gift ever to this valued program
Providence Journal
URI basketball team honored at Ryan Center rally (March 23)
CBS This Morning
Modern system helps Vermont family boost maple syrup production (March 24)
Jamestown Press
Moths ready to defoliate trees (March 23)
The Scientist
Nasser Zawia: An American scientist born in Yemen (March 23)
Providence Journal
URI president: 'We are not going to back off' from helping foreign students (March 22)
WLNE Channel 6
Cheerios' free wildflower seeds raise questions (March 20)
RI Public Radio
URI's Watershed Watch seeks volunteer citizen scientists (March 20)
April 1–2
URI Guitar Festival 2017: Guest Artists, Lectures, Workshops, and More
April 4
Lecture: Shedding Light on the Mystery of Data Science
April 9
Lil Wayne at the Ryan Center
April 13
Lecture: Reducing Suffering Through Buddhist Physiology
April 20–30
URI Theatre presents The Great Gatsby
April 25
125th Anniversary Celebration: Founders' Day Festival
April 28
Matt and Kim at the Ryan Center
April 30
125th Anniversary Celebration: URI Symphonic Wind Ensemble
DAA Nominations
March 30 Nominations are open for the URI Distinguished Achievement Awards.
Back in Business Meetup
April 14 Join College of Business Administration young alumni for a night of networking at the Malted Barley in Providence.
SAA Oozeball Tournament
April 23 Calling students! Time to get ready for the Student Alumni Association's messiest tradition.
College Student Personnel: Rush Hour Meetup in Conn.
April 28 Join former and current URI College Student Personnel program members at Eli's on Whitney.
Young Alumni: Yoga on Tap
May 13 Meet other young alums at Whaler's Brewing Company in Wakefield for some relaxation and refreshments.
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