Artist profile: Alumnus makes migraines into masterpieces

Ever since suffering from a seizure, a Providence artist has been seeing gears and designs that have led him to create truly emotional and inventive works of art. Christopher Thomas, who was born and...

Music Convocation

On Jan. 28, faculty members of the University of Rhode Island’s department of music came together to perform in the contemporary music ensemble, coordinated by cello professor Theodore Mook. Held in the main concert hall...

Students shine in weekly performance

Photos by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR|  From left to right Christina Nero, Jacob Brunelle and Nicholas Schleyer answer questions following their performance  Students gathered in the Fine Arts Concert Hall last Thursday, Feb. 15, to watch their...

Professor discusses humor and disability

Bringing together humor, magic, and understanding, Dr. R. Bruce Baum presented "Humor and Disability" Tuesday night, continuing the Honors Colloquium's "Power of Humor" series. Baum holds the title of Professor Emeritus at Buffalo State...

Music department holds its third convocation

The University of Rhode Island Department of Music held its third convocation of the year this past Thursday, Sept. 21, as part of their weekly concert convocation series. The luxury of attending the convocation...

Eighth annual URI lecture discusses technology and health care

The College of Business Administration held the eighth annual Vangermeersch Lecture at the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences on Tuesday, April 7. The title of the lecture was “Is There an App for...

‘Plastic Paradise’ documentary showcases negative environmental effects of plastic use

On Tuesday evening, the University of Rhode Island’s Office of Sustainability screened the documentary “Plastic Paradise” in Swan Hall’s auditorium. The documentary screening was part of URI Sustainability Week, an annual three-day event celebrating the...

Musician’s Spotlight: Ryan Collins

  “I put up my hair in a ponytail, put on some red lipstick, maybe some purple nail polish, take a deep breath and go on stage,” said Ryan Collins, third-year film and English double...

Short films for Holocaust Education

Photo courtesy of Veronica Wood. "I want to use the medium of film to help people explore history," said Rob Cohen, a film and media studies professor at the University of Rhode Island. Professor Cohen...

‘Game Over, Man!’ review & interview, a ridiculously raunchy ride

“Game Over, Man!” is exactly the kind of action-comedy you’d expect to get when you let the stars and creators of “Workaholics” free from the restrictions of basic cable censors. It’s basically a knock...

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