University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island (URI) was founded in 1893 in Kingston, Rhode Island. In the following years URI expanded to multi-campuses in Narragansett, Providence and West Greenwich. Today there are more than 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Colleges of Pharmacy, Oceanography and Nursing are recognized nationally for excellence.

Address
73 Upper College Road, Kingston, Rhode Island 02881
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tmcleish@advance.uri.edu
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Researchers discover new gene that regulates body weight

Abraham Kovoor was studying a brain protein, called RGS9 2, that he had previously related to the involuntary, random and repetitive body movements that are side effects of drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia.

Jan 04, 2012
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New sexting laws put college students at risk

More than half of all college students have received sexually suggestive images via text messaging, and nearly 80 percent have received suggestive messages, according to research by University of Rhode Island faculty in the ...

Jul 20, 2011
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