University of Rhode Island photos by Nora Lewis
TANZI FAMILY: Cranston native Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi spoke at the University of Rhode Island’s 129th Commencement and received an honorary doctorate in recognition of his advanced research and his plan “to end Alzheimer’s disease by the year 2020.” Tanzi is shown here in commencement regalia with his family, Greg Clesas, his mother Ann and his sister Anne Clesas.
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