Archived Events – 2018

Archived Events 2018


April 11, 2018

Finkelstein Lecture

Gloria Ladson-Billings, Ph.D.
Kellner Family Chair in Urban Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison



April 10, 2018

a. robert rainville leadership awards

Recognize, encourage, and celebrate student leadership within the campus community.

For 30 years, the Office of Student InvolvementThe Center for Student Leadership Development and the Dean of Students Officehold an annual celebration to honor students who are successful in various leadership roles while maintaining a good academic record. The award is named in memory of A. Robert Rainville ’64, students’ friend and mentor, Vice President for Student Affairs 1980-86.


April 5, 2018

6th Annual Scott W. Nixon Lecture


“So Many Estuaries, so Little Time” – Narragansett Bay as a Model for Coastal Systems Under Change

Dr. Robinson W. Fulweiler
Associate Professor
Director of the BU Marine Program
Departments of Earth & Environment and Biology
Boston University


April 4, 2018

Malford Thewlis Lecture in Gerontology and Geriatrics


In honor of Dr. Thewlis, URI established the Malford Thewlis Lecture in
Gerontology and Geriatrics in 2006. This goal of this annual event is to raise
awareness, enhance knowledge, and stimulate discussion about issues related
to aging, longevity, and health care for older adults.


March 24, 2018

Talent Development PREP 2018


The PREP Program welcomes Talent Development’s 50th incoming class to URI and begins the scholars’ academic journey as members of TD Nation. PREPis a foundational experience for our scholars and their parents as their first visit to the campus as accepted TD Scholars. This is a critical component of their experience because they begin to learn the expectations of the program as well as the opportunities that await them.


Feb. 6, 2018

Interpreting Student Feedback in The New Online IDEA System


David Pollock from the IDEA Center will provide an overview of the new IDEA platform with a focus on interpreting results and how faculty can use them to demonstrate teaching effectiveness.


Jan. 18, 2018

URI X Food Summit 2018

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3


Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences University of Rhode Island • 120 Flagg Road, Kingston, Rhode Island 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM • Reception to follow Join local food growers, producers, distributors, servers, brewers, retailers, eaters, drinkers, and other pioneers for our annual convening of members of the Rhode Island food system. Come together to network and to learn more about funding opportunities, business services, and other resources available to you. Inform and be informed, inspire and be inspired – as we celebrate and support the growth and development of local food.

Think Big We Do

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