Academic Summit 2019: Inspiring Research and Scholarship Convergence at URI

written by Aria Mia Loberti ’20

On January 17, 2019, University of Rhode Island (URI) faculty, staff, and community gathered for the 11th annual Academic Summit. The program, which was carefully designed by a team of faculty throughout the University, inspired and encouraged convergence in research, scholarship and creative works. Presentations, panels and breakout sessions were attentively curated to trigger discussion of and planning for new projects and initiatives that will springboard URI’s leadership in an ever-evolving world. URI’s Vice President of Research and Economic Development, Professor of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Art and Art History, Peter Snyder,

History Professor Rod Mather.

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