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Boards, Boats and a Bicycle Helmet: A Composites Technology Story

Cast of Characters Kyle Orvis Wyatt Jeffries Zac Caruso   The Composites Technology program at IYRS is an immersive six-month...
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IYRS Graduates Strengthen U.S. America's Cup Challenger

  Image: IYRS graduate and American Magic boatbuilder James Allsopp (Annapolis, Md.) works at the team’s production facility in...
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Band Aids, Bevel Gauges & Bench Projects

The first few weeks of the program have already flown past. The level of autonomy we’re working at currently...
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Prototyping with Precision

It’s hard to believe it’s already two months into the program.  I’ve done so much, and I’...
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Sometimes the Straightest Lines Are the Most Difficult

My first month and a half of school has truly been an adventure. There is a lot of material to...
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Soul Plane

My decision to attend IYRS came to me like a period at the end of a sentence. As you read...
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Flash Talks at IYRS

Q: What do all of these people have in common? He once sculpted butter while in a human display case...
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Ex Scientia Tridens

My name is Glenn Robbins.  30 years ago I raised my right hand as a plebe at the U.S. Naval...
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Team Turtle Return for a Second Year

Hey folks, Kate Preston here. I’m back for another year of keeping you wonderful readers in the loop about...
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Tips From a (Future) Shipwright

By Jason Eldridge 1st Year Student Ambassador in the Boatbuilding & Restoration Program at IYRS “Well, that sounds…interesting” “What...
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Telli the Creator

By Telli Quinn Student Ambassador for the Digital Modeling & Fabrication Program at IYRS Hi I’m Telli and I’...
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Heartwarming Heartwood

By Melissa Conlon 1st Year Student Ambassador for the Boatbuilding & Restoration Program at IYRS To be honest, the smell...
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On Water: Introducing Tyshon Jones, Marine Systems Student Ambassador

Tyshon Jones is a Student Ambassador for the Marine Systems Program at IYRS Hello, my name is Tyshon Jones, I’...
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The Flower Caddy & Other Stories of Fabrication

Wow. Survived my first month of school. I love it. It’s hard. I am out of practice. To be...
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On soundtracks and the start of the second year

By Daniel Mollet 2nd Year Student Ambassador for the Boatbuilding & Restoration Program at IYRS. Paddling the Beetle Cat out...
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Jay Coogan Named President of IYRS School of Technology and Trades

Jay Coogan Named President of IYRS School of Technology and Trades NEWPORT, RI, July 30, 2018 – The IYRS School of Technology &...
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The J/22 Repair

Led by IYRS’ Composites Technology Instructor, Kelsey Britton, IYRS students have volunteered their time to help with repairs to a...
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Caulking, Priming, Painting, Varnishing

Hey folks! Welcome back to the IYRS Blog, thanks for checking in. I should start with an apology for not...
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IYRS Announces Jack Mauch as Artist in Residence for Digital Modeling & Fabrication Program

With the continued growth of digital fabrication in power and accessibility, so grows the need for flexible, inventive problem solvers,...
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A Chill In The Room: DOOM

True Believers, the time has come. The forges are lit. The secret order of monks toiles away, bringing the grim...
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FAQ: Career Day at IYRS on Saturday, March 24, 2018

Q: Who is Career Day for? A:  Career Day is for all levels of job and career seekers–whether you’...

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