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URI researchers design Smart gloves can monitor Parkinson's disease patients

Fiber2Fashion.com | 21 October 2016 |

Researchers from the University of Rhode Island (URI) College of Engineering are working on creating smart gloves, socks and other clothing items capable of monitoring people suffering from Parkinson’s disease. 252 more words

Engineering Research

No fine center for fine arts

Colleen Kelly Mellor asks a fine question on today’s Providence Journal oped page. (Her name is a fine art!) “URI should make its fine arts fine… 492 more words


How Hard Could It Be?

by Karen Topakian

Several years ago Harvard University needed to replace its president, Lawrence Summers, who resigned after making this controversial statement, “the under-representation of female scientists at elite universities may stem in part from ‘innate’ differences between men and women.” 651 more words


Part of URI's campus without power Thursday

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — A portion of the University of Rhode Island’s campus was out of power Thursday.

According to campus officials, they shut the power the off to the impacted area of the school – as the situation was fixed. 48 more words


URI's research ship Endeavor marks 40 years on the waves

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WPRI) — The University of Rhode Island is celebrating 40 years of service for its research ship, R/V Endeavor.

Saturday morning, URI invited the public to tour the ship at its dock in Narragansett. 241 more words


Labor Day weekend means move-in weekend for URI

KINGSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The large production of Move-In Weekend at the University of Rhode Island would not be possible without the support of volunteers. 42 more words


7 Wilmington Students Graduate From University of Rhode Island

KINGSTON, RI — At the University of Rhode Island’s 130th Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22, 2016, about 3,300 undergraduate and 700 graduate degrees were awarded. 254 more words