Construction Watch: Work begins on new research ship to be operated by URI-led consortium

By: | May 10, 2019
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is joined by URI President David Dooley, GSO Dean Bruce Corliss and Chair of the Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education Timothy DelGiudice at the recent R/V Resolution keel laying ceremony, marking the start of the ship’s fabrication.Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is joined by URI President David Dooley, GSO Dean Bruce Corliss and Chair of the Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education Timothy DelGiudice at the recent R/V Resolution keel laying ceremony, marking the start of the ship’s fabrication.

Construction officially began in Houma, Louisiana, on the R/V Resolution, a new research ship bound for the University of Rhode Island that will support scientific studies. Read more.

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West Virginia Northern Community College cleared the first hurdle in planning a new park alongside Big Wheeling Creek near its campus. Read more.

This semester, Wayne State College in Nebraska opened a $15.8 million Center for Applied Technology for students taking industrial classes, such as construction management, manufacturing management and industrial technology instruction. Read more.