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News and Announcements

Helen Fellowship

Check out the attached flyer for information on the Helen Fellowship! It’s a great opportunity for recent graduates or students who will graduate soon! Helen_Fellowship_Flyer_Universal-ilovepdf-compressed

Paid Summer Research Programs

Paid Summer Research Program deadlines are fast approaching! has a searchable database of 650+ summer research programs in all STEM disciplines. These are all FULLY FUNDED opportunities including programs sponsored by NSF, NASA, NIH, etc. We also have a nice selection of resources to help you strengthen your applications: If you are considering graduate school, search 250+ FULLY(…)

URI Programming Team Advancing to the Regional Finals!

A University of Rhode Island programming team (URI RAM Error) has advanced to the Northeast North America (NENA) regional finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) [] to be held on November 10, 2018 at the Rochester Institute of Technology.  URI will be represented by Douglas Deslauriers, Luke Watkins, Alex Lachance, and URI Coach Marco Alvarez.(…)

Data Science Day 2018 Poster Winner

Devin McConnell, a senior Computer Science and Math double major, won the best undergrad poster award at the New England Statistical Society’s NextGen: Data Science Day 2018, held at Yale University on October 27th. His poster was titled “Malaria Genome Population Identification with HMM Signals”, with coauthors Yana Hrytsenko and Professor Noah Daniels. Winning Research(…)

Gen Ed Course Fair

November 5, 2018 from 11am-2pm Come check out: Spring Semester and J Term 2019 course offerings Pop-up advising. Free pizza and raffle prizes.  Join us on Monday, November 5 from 11am – 2pm in the Union Ballroom for the General Education Course Fair. Check-out new courses, speak with professors, and meet with an advisor.(…)

Big Data Seminar Series

Big Data Seminar Series Speaker: Prof. Fei Miao Location: Galanti Lounge (third floor of the University Library) Date/Time: Oct. 24 (Wednesday), at 2:00 p.m. Title: Data-Driven Dynamic Robust Resource Allocation for Efficient Transportation Big Data Seminar Printable Flyer Abstract: Ubiquitous sensing in smart cities enables large-scale multi-source data collected in real-time, poses several challenges and requires(…)

Introduction to Computational Biology

Spring 2019 – CMB 320: Introduction to Computational Biology Dr. Ying Zhang, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 8-9:15am Location: Tyler Hall 053 Credits: 3 Have you heard of the Human Genome Project? How can a drug target be identified? What is responsible for maintaining the health of our own(…)

ACM Programming Contest

This year the University of Rhode Island is one of the sites for the preliminary round of the the Northeast region of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. BOSPRE 2018 is a cooperative effort between four host sites (Brandeis University, Providence College, UConn, URI), and Harvard, which provides judging and problems.  

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