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Talent Development undergoes comprehensive program review

Talent Development undergoes  comprehensive program review

The mission statement of the Talent Development Program is being changed to reflect a stronger focus on promoting student success after a program review this past March. They found that…

NRS class project inspires pollinator habitat creation

NRS class project inspires pollinator habitat creation

Three students are planting flowers and raising awareness about the importance of declining populations of pollinators after being assigned a project for their NRS 223 Conservation of Populations and Ecosystems…

John Sears to resign from position as head of Housing and Residential Life

John Sears to resign from position as head of Housing and Residential Life

John Sears, assistant vice president of Student Affairs and director of Housing and Residential Life, officially put in his resignation this past Tuesday stating that his last day at the…

Column: A closing of minds

Recently, I came across an article that made me think about how things on the University of Rhode Island campus really are. Heather Mac Donald, a commentator and journalist described…

Student 3-D prints girlfriend printed in the Makerspace

Student 3-D prints girlfriend printed in the Makerspace

The Makerspace at the Robert L. Carothers library has resulted in creations much more innovative than mere phone cases or figurines. Spencer Sullyvan, junior textile, fashion merchandising and design major,…

Gender and women’s studies program to offer new minor in queer studies

The gender and women’s studies program at the University of Rhode Island is developing a new interdisciplinary minor to be offered in the Fall of 2018 in the field of…

Meet a Muslim and spread awareness

Meet a Muslim and spread awareness

The University of Rhode Island Muslim Student Association (MSA) decided to present an Islamic Awareness Week in order to fight the ignorance and preconceived notions people on campus may have…

Making midterms less messy: study smarter, not harder

Midterms are upon us and many students across campus are having trouble figuring out how best to study for these cumulative, significant and all around gut-wrenching exams. But here at…

What Gen Ed Should I Take Next?

With class registration approaching right around the corner, many students are wondering what general education course they should take next. They might think that they need to take the generic…

Harrington School founder to retire

Harrington School founder to retire

Winnie Brownell says this semester will be her last at URI Winifred Brownell, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, decided  she will retire from her position on June…

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