What do you get when you bring together people of all ages, backgrounds and expertise, ask them to solve vexing societal challenges, impose a time limit and toss in a dash of musical chairs for good measure?
You get something called Speedstorming, and with it, dozens of innovative ideas. The University of Rhode Island put this dynamic technique into practice during Speedstorming for Aging in May on the…
Christy AshleyChristy Ashley is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at URI’s College of Business Administration. Her main research and teaching interests include customer experience management, creativity, and consumer-brand relationships. She focuses on how retailers, advertising, and new media impact consumer-brand relationships. Ashley fosters the talents of the “Big Thinkers” at the University of Rhode Island and […]
Heather FaubertHeather Faubert is a research associate who runs the University of Rhode Island’s Plant Protection Clinic. She is well known for diagnosing the innumerable diseases, pests and other problems that southern New England plants battle each year, and providing protocols for safe treatment. She typically gets more than 300 samples per year to identify and […]
Rainer LohmannOceanography Professor Lohmann is worried about the chemical pollutants that drift into our waterways and travel around the globe in the world’s oceans, contaminating food webs and sometimes lingering for decades.
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.
URI in the News
Anthony Guadiana, 70, dies in crash days before graduation
Daily Mail on May 23, 2017
Daughter walks in honor of late father at his URI graduation ceremony
ABC6 News on May 23, 2017
70-year-old crash victim was days from receiving his degree from URI
The Providence Journal on May 23, 2017
Duthiers challenges URI students to become "the key in other peoples' lives"
CBS News on May 22, 2017