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Marketing students work for change in ‘Rhody Ripple’ campaign

Marketing students work for change in ‘Rhody Ripple’ campaign

  Students in a Social Media for Marketing business class have been busy developing a social media initiative they’ve named Rhody Ripple. The students were tasked with creating a social…

URI gets messy at ‘Muddy Gras’

URI gets messy at ‘Muddy Gras’

“They say ‘don’t play in the mud’ as a kid, but you’ve always wanted to. Now, you get to play in the mud as an adult,” Director of Oozeball, Mike…

URI Alum: Chief Division of Agriculture Ken Ayars

Since his family was returning to Rhode Island after he graduated from high school in Guantanamo Bay, the University of Rhode Island seemed like the most fitting option for Ken…

Students help create prosthetic limbs for amputees

University of Rhode Island students are working on creating and developing prosthetic limbs for amputees in Columbia. Thanks to a $25,000 federal grant through the 100,000 Strong in the Americas…

Student creates inclusive fashion show to ‘Express Yourself’

Throw on your favorite outfit and strut your moves at the Gender and Sexuality Center’s first Express Yourself Fashion Show tonight. Nate Vaccaro, coordinator of the show, explained that it’s…

Take a Book, Leave a Book: Encouraging Literacy at the URI Library

Take a Book, Leave a Book: Encouraging Literacy at the URI Library

While reading is certainly an essential component to anyone’s college curriculum, we forget that reading for pleasure can still be accomplished: which is exactly what the Robert L. Carothers Library’s…

Do you recycle? Survey results

Do you recycle? Survey results

Learning the facts of climate change one step at a time

Learning the facts of climate change one step at a time

Climate Change in the Oceans is not only a course offered to undergraduate students at the University of Rhode Island, but it is an issue that everyone should be aware…

Bike usage on campus: limits emissions, helps the environment

The University of Rhode Island has a lot of work to do if they wish to make the campus more environmentally friendly, and the use of bikes is just option…

Growing a new generation of environmental lovers

Growing a new generation of  environmental lovers

According to Major Waste Disposal, the average American throws away 4.5 pounds of trash every day. To visualize how much trash that is, you would need a 100-mile-deep hole the…

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