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“Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald” Film Screening

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“Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald” Film Screening

16 Apr 2015 | by Adam Roth

The critically acclaimed documentary Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald will be shown at the University of Rhode Island on Thursday, April 16 at 5 pm in the Swan Hall Auditorium, 60 Upper College Rd., Kingston, RI. A reception will be held at 4:30 pm and the film will be followed by a question and answer […]

Congratulations! Shirley Cherry, a graduate of the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in 1976, will receive an honorary degree from URI this year!

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Congratulations! Shirley Cherry, a graduate of the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in 1976, will receive an honorary degree from URI this year!

13 Apr 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Media Contact: Jhodi Redlich, 401-874-4500 University to present honorary degrees to five distinguished individuals KINGSTON, R. I. — April 8, 2015 — Cranston, R.I., Shirley Cherry Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa Shirley Cherry is a former teacher/librarian and retired tour director of the museum at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s home at the Dexter […]

URI library school awards scholarships, names Library of the Year, Alumnus of the Year

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URI library school awards scholarships, names Library of the Year, Alumnus of the Year

19 Mar 2015 | by Alllison Barker

Media Contact: Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892 KINGSTON, R.I. – March 16, 2015 — The Cranston Public Library and the Providence Community Library were named Libraries of the Year by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at its 2015 Annual Gathering on March 6. The event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in […]

URI Alumni Accept Awards for their Public Libraries

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URI Alumni Accept Awards for their Public Libraries

19 Mar 2015 | by Alllison Barker

The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies hosted their 2015 Annual Gathering on the evening of Friday March 6th, 2015. At the gathering, which took place at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island, two libraries were recognized for their contributions to public library service: the Cranston Public Library and the Providence Community Library. […]

Michael Maynard, Director of Corporate Communications at Textron

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Michael Maynard, Director of Corporate Communications at Textron

5 Mar 2015 | by Adam Roth

Michael Maynard, Director of Corporate Communications at Textron Thursday, March 5 at 11 a.m. in White Hall, 205   Come listen to Michael Maynard talk about what it means to be the director of corporate communications for one of the largest companies in the U.S. In fact, Textron is one of the world’s best known […]

Harrington School Forum (Professor Emerita Agnes Doody)

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Harrington School Forum (Professor Emerita Agnes Doody)

24 Feb 2015 | by Adam Roth

“You’ve Come A Long way, Baby!”  Tuesday, February 24, 4-5 p.m. at the Alumni Center, reception to follow   A presentation about the changes in the lives of career women, based on Professor Agnes Doody’s own experiences at URI, starting when she joined the faculty in 1958. Professor Doody commands strong interpersonal communication competences. She […]