KINGSTON, R.I. The University of Rhode Island’s pharmacy school ranks 18th in the nation in grant money from the National Institutes of Health, according to published reports.
The Good 5 Cent Cigar, URI’s campus newspaper, reported Friday that the school received $6.3 million in NIH grants last year alone. The NIH list includes 68 schools.
The newspaper also reported that construction had started for the College of Pharmacy’s new building, a five-story, 145,000-sq.-ft. building being constructed at a cost of $65 million and expected to open in 2012.