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May 25, 2017
URI Crew wins bronze at New England Championships
URI varsity eight persevered in spite of difficult weather
International Engineering Superstars
Engineering students win scholarships to study in Germany
A New Twist on Brainstorming
Speedstorming event delivers dozens of big ideas on healthy aging
A Special Calling
Nursing student selected for prestigious fellowship
Commencement 2017
Commencement weekend was full of sunshine and smiles. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Forbes
Bangle billionaire: How Alex and Ani founder Carolyn Rafaelian built an American jewelry empire (June 2017)
Westerly Sun
Metcalf Institute at URI Bay Campus to celebrate 20th anniversary (May 24)
CBS News
Duthiers challenges URI students to become "the key in other peoples' lives" (May 22)
Providence Journal
URI speaker: Telling stories of others is one key to immortality (May 21)
Plastics Today
Toray Plastics helps University of Rhode Island break ground on $125 million engineering complex (May 20)
Time
Health officials are warning this tick season could be the worst yet (May 19)

May 27
Diggin' and Splittin' Perennials: Gardening Demonstration
June 1–2
TRANS* A Play
June 2–5
Special Olympics RI State Summer Games
June 4
American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure
June 4
Alumni Wind Ensemble
June 5–16
International Nonviolence Summer Institute
June 10–11
Bike MS: Ride the Rhode 2017
June 10
Women, Sports, Leadership: An Evening of Grapes and Grain

Golden Grad Weekend
June 2–3 Alums who graduated more than 50 years ago are invited back to campus this reunion weekend.
Young Alumni in NYC
June 8 Get together with other young alumni at Deweys Pub in NYC after work to network and relax.
Alumni Association Executive Board Open Meeting
June 14 Alumni, committee members, spouses, and guests are welcome to our open board meeting and dinner.
Alumni of Color Network
June 15 Join us at the Jake Lounge in Providence to welcome the class of 2017 to the ACN community.
Sunset Sail: A Member-Exclusive Event
June 16 Join us for this member-exclusive event aboard the Adirondack II as we set sail in Newport Harbor.
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