Events




The Collaborative’s Public Policy Speaker Series: Student Research Presentations

Event Details

Date: May 16, 2016
Time: 1462363200 - 1462366800
Location: Rhode Island State House, The State Room
Address: 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02903

Over the last several months, students from the University of Rhode Island have been examining important public policy issues in Rhode Island. Join The Collaborative as these students share the results of their research projects.

Topic Areas to Be Discussed:

The Economic, Social, and Health Consequences of Legalizing Marijuana
Mark Bocchini, Catherine Garcia, Dakota Porto, and Sarah Sangeado

The Future of Pawtucket’s McCoy Stadium
Bridget Hall and Michael Steiner

Increasing the Educational and Economic Success of Foster Youth
Savanna Bebe, Brittany Kraft, Vanessa Kolb, and Robert Krulee

These students were part of an honors course taught by Dr. Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island.