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In its third year, the University of Rhode Island’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) has exceeded original expectations in terms of student and teacher enrollment and success. As of Nov. 1, the program has 17 undergraduates students participating that are expected to graduate by 2019 or 2020....
Graduate student Charles Kell wrote and published a poetry book titled, “Cage of Lit Glass,” that was awarded the Autumn House Press Poetry Prize. Kell is an English major and part-time writing and rhetoric professor at the University of Rhode Island. URI provided Kell with his start in poetry...
The University of Rhode Island has laid out rights for its students that should be honored by professors regarding final exam schedules. The final exam rights for every student at URI is outlined in the University Manual. The rights are designed to ensure that students are treated fairly. There are...
This past Monday, beloved creator and animator Stephen Hillenburg passed away at the age of 57 in his Southern California home after a 20-month battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Hillenburg is best known for his work with Nickelodeon, most notably the cultural phenomenon, “SpongeBob SquarePants.” Hillenburg worked on the...
On Nov. 2, an email was sent out to students living on-campus from the University of Rhode Island’s Housing and Residential Life (HRL) department, urging them to report any issues they have in their rooms. The email reassures students that their needs are the utmost priority, saying how dedicated...
Photo by Greg Clark | Students worked in teams during Trivia Night hosted at the visitor center. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the Office of International Education hosted an international trivia night event at the Welcome Center. The event consisted of six different rounds, with each round having 10 questions. Every...
Photo by Sarah Vinci | Students perform in Greek Idol, a singing competition that was part of Philanthropy Week. Last week the University of Rhode Island’s Greek life organizations raised $74,224 for Circle of Sisterhood and Camp Eureka during their annual Philanthropy Week. This is the first year that URI...
Photo courtesy of Dakota Grenier On Saturday, Nov. 3, the University of Rhode Island’s Rotaract organization raised 800 pounds of food for the Jonnycake Center, a charity in Peace Dale, Rhode Island. From 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., members of URI Rotaract stood outside Belmont Market in Wakefield, Rhode Island...
Three pharmacy students from the University of Rhode Island took first place in the Clinical Pharmacy Challenge hosted by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) this past October. The event took place from Oct. 20 to Oct. 23 in Seattle, Washington. Sixth-year students Alex Chernov, Aidan Fischer and...
This past Sunday, Oct. 28, the University of Rhode Island student body celebrated as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games to win the World Series. According to URI Police, a crowd of about 700 to 1,000 students flooded the streets of URI to...

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