Ian Weiner

Ian Weiner
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Ian is a junior at URI studying journalism and communications from Annapolis, Maryland. He is also a member of WRIU Student Radio and the Tour Guide team. He began writing for The Cigar his first semester at URI and has progressed from Staff Reporter to News Editor.
The University of Rhode Island will be launching a new international studies and diplomacy major in the Fall of 2018. The major was approved last month and is an interdisciplinary program that includes courses from the political science, economics and foreign language departments. Participating students will have the opportunity...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| 4/19 At 3:00 a.m. police were alerted to a citizen at Weldin hall who needed assistance. Assistance was rendered. At 4:48 a.m. a parking complaint was issued in the Flagg Road lot. A citation was issued. 4/20 At 4:50 p.m. police were alerted to a suspicious...
  Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| 4/12 At 2:23 p.m., a report was filed for a drug offense at Ellery Hall. At 9:59 p.m., a report was filed for vandalism at Fayerweather Hall. 4/13 At 9:55 a.m., a report was filed for vandalism that occurred at Fayerweather Hall. At 10:29 p.m.,...
Photo by Anna Meassick |CIGAR| Thursday, April 5 At 10:12 a.m., a medical emergency requiring transportation to the hospital occurred. At 2:26 p.m., police investigated vandalism at the Sigma Delta Tau house in Fraternity circle. A report was filed.   Friday, April 6 At 1:11 a.m., a noise complaint was sent out from Wiley...
Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students flocked to Khalid’s concert to hear his hit songs including “Young, Dumb and Broke.” On Wednesday April 11, Khalid captured the attention of thousands of students when he performed at the Ryan Center. Khalid’s concert in Kingston was his first performance since returning from...
Since 1997, the number of children in America that identify with having one of the eight major food allergens has increased by almost 50 percent according to foodallergy.org.  Along with that, the number of students living on a college campus with a major food allergens has increased as well....
Walter G. Besio, a professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has developed a new kind of electrode that will allow for more accurate brain study. Besio has been working for the last 20 years to develop the Tripolar Concentric Ring Electrode (TCRE), which improves signal quality...
Kunal Mankodiya, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and founder of the wearable biosensing lab at the University of Rhode Island, is pioneering innovation in the field of smart textiles. Mankodiya’s latest technology is the invention of wearable socks and gloves for people with Parkinson’s disease. His research is supported...
Paula Grammas, a neuroscience researcher at the University of Rhode Island, was inducted into the American Association for the Advancement of Science Circle of Fellows for her pioneering Alzheimer’s research. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) inducted Grammas, the executive director of the George and Anne...
Photo courtesy of Mike Scott | URI Track & Field, Sorlien Invitational, Casey Burley won in the triple jump with a 50-foot jump. University of Rhode Island men’s track and field senior triple jumper Casey Burley jumped 50 feet at the New England and Atlantic 10 Championships this past season. Burley is...

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