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‘Social Media Social’ draws interested students, panel discusses online etiquette

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‘Social Media Social’ draws interested students, panel discusses online etiquette

University of Rhode Island students and faculty and local business representatives attended the Public Relations Society’s (PRS) “Social Media Social,” featuring two keynote speakers, a panel discussion and a networking session with ice cream served. PRS co-president Kari Lukovics said the idea came to her at 2 a.m. and after a month of a half…

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Zombies overrun campus in class exercise

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Zombies overrun campus in class exercise

University of Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services personnel, people in HAZMAT suits and a Charlestown police officer were among the people overseeing and aiding a pharmacy class exercise. The exercise, conducted by professor Jeffrey Bratberg’s Advance Infectious and Pulmonary Diseases class, simulated an outbreak of zombieism and its treatment at a point of dispensing (POD). Bratberg…

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Students Plan Senior Week Events Despite Administrative Misgivings

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Students Plan Senior Week Events Despite Administrative Misgivings

With the end of the school year approaching many students are cramming for finals and finishing up last minute papers, but University of Rhode Island seniors have something to look forward to: senior week. Senior week, however, is a controversial topic at URI because of police involvement in the past. In fact, Vice President of…

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