Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Obama's Latin American initiative


The University and its Spanish International Engineering Program were selected among just four universities in the country for a presidential initiative to boost the number of Americans studying in Latin America and the number of Latin Americans studying in the United States. The formal announcement of the "100,000 Strong in the Americas" program in Washington, D.C., by Vice President Joseph Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry generated news stories in the Providence Journal, Rhode Island Public Radio, Channel 6, and Inside Higher Ed. The URI news release about the announcement can be found here.