One of the skills a University of Rhode Island tour guide has to master is walking backward while imparting detailed information about the institution in a lively and fun way to prospective students and their parents. That includes skillfully dodging bushes, light poles, other people and buildings.
Now, three tour guides, Kinte Howie of Providence, Olivia Hallam of Cumberland and Nicole Cloutier of Warren, can add another skill to their resumes — being able to give a tour while…
Jimmie OxleyDirector of national center of excellence at URI in explosives detection & mitigation, works with FBI, ATF, municipal law enforcement, governments of Israel, United Kingdom
Otto GregoryDirector of the Sensors and Surface Technology partnership and holder of 12 patents, he deveops sensors for monitoring the health of jet engines.
Isaac GinisThe most accurate hurricane forecaster of the last decade, Dr. Ginis developed the first hurricane forecasting model to incorporate the effect of the ocean on hurricane path and intensity.
Thomas MatherA national leader in the study of ticks and Lyme disease, he is working on developing a vaccine against the disease, developed a tick bite risk index for the U.S., and is the leading voice seeking to educate New Englanders about how to avoid getting bitten by ticks.
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