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Toy Cars Modified by University of Rhode Island Students Deliver Fun, Physical Benefits

Lil’ Rhody Riders provides mobility, freedom and plain-old fun to children with disabilities by modifying toy cars so they can operate them. Physical therapy and engineering students work together to build the cars, that also provide therapeutic...
15-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Partnering for Innovation

CoreMechanics defines CoreForm as a wearable exercise product to prevent and stabilize musculoskeletal injury. The expertise needed to refine the device and measure its effectiveness is found within several disciplines at URI.
15-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Graduate Students Launch Pharmaceutical Company

The Ph.D. students say Alcinous Pharmaceuticals uses computational software available free on the Internet to sort through 40 million possible drug-binding targets.
12-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Pioneers Research Into Movement, Learning, Language

Kinesthetic classrooms are not new, but the URI project is breaking new ground by measuring language patterns and usage in the context of movement. No other school is studying a kinesthetic classroom in a controlled manner, and no other school is...
12-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Helping Transgender Women Find Their Voice

Our voices are like oral fingerprints, but for those who are transgender, the voice one is born with it may no longer match their identity.
19-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Leader: Advanced Scholarship Vital to Nursing Stewardship

University of Washington’s School of Nursing's Dean Emerita Nancy Woods addresses faculty at the University of Rhode Island's College of Nursing.
12-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nursing Students Get Hands-on Experience with RN Mentors

University of Rhode Island nursing students are paired with RNs at The Miriam Hospital in Providence for one-on-one real-world learning experiences.
27-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

URI Launches Construction of $125 Million Engineering Complex

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley and URI College of Engineering Dean Raymond Wright joined other state, University and business leaders in a ceremonial groundbreaking today to launch construction...
24-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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URI Professor Examines Effects of Climate Change on Coral Reefs, Shellfish

Professor is studying how a variety of marine organisms are responding to changes in their environment. Focusing on reef-building corals and other shelled creatures that are threatened by increasing temperatures and ocean acidification, she is...
20-Feb-2017 7:05 PM EST

Project Pumpkin: Professor and Students Harvest 17 New and Experimental Varieties of Pumpkins

URI Professor harvests student enthusiasm with hands-on research.
27-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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