Carol Englander’s “aha moment” came 21 years ago, when she discovered a program at Oregon State University that engaged under-represented K-12 students in after-school, hands-on science activities. The middle-school teacher vowed to bring the program to Rhode Island. Now in its 21st year, the URI Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences (SMILE) program has generated enthusiasm for science, math, engineering and technology among more than 2,250 students in six Rhode Island communities. “It not only engages students in hands-on science...
In his latest blog, President Dooley talks the importance of manufacturing to the RI economy and why we support Question 4 for a new engineering facility at URI.
From the Nearly Naked Mile and Rhodyville to Meade Stadium and the 9th annual Distinguished Achievement Awards, the Alumni Association invites you back for Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 23-26.
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