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.

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Offshore wind farm increased tourism on Block Island

Researchers at the University of Rhode Island who analyzed AirBnB rental data before and after construction of the Block Island Wind Farm have found that, contrary to some concerns, the turbines have increased tourism on ...

Oyster aquaculture limits disease in wild oyster populations

A fisheries researcher at the University of Rhode Island has found that oyster aquaculture operations can limit the spread of disease among wild populations of oysters. The findings are contrary to long-held beliefs that ...

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