“ONCAMPUS” helps URI international students

At the University of Rhode Island, the "ONCAMPUS" Rhode Island program is a language support program for first-year international students that gives them opportunities to learn more about American culture. According to Program Director...

Sustainable Innovative Solutions Lab aims to improve voting system

With Election Day only a few weeks away, issues regarding our voting system return to the forefront. During the 2016 election season, the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s office observed a number of problems...

URI graduate crowned Miss Rhode Island

Photos courtesy of Nicole Palozzi, taken by Brian Gagnon | Nicole Palozzi, Class of 2018, won Miss. Rhode Island USA after five years and four attempts at the crown. A University of Rhode Island alumna...

Sophomore film student wins scholarship for excellence

On Aug. 12, 2018, University of Rhode Island sophomore Alyssa Botelho received the Brownell Scholarship at the Rhode Island International Film Festival for her achievements in film. Adam Roth, associate dean of the Harrington...

URI Study Abroad Fair

Anna Meassick | Students stopped by the Study Abroad Fair yesterday to view travel opportunities for class credit. The University of Rhode Island Study Abroad Fair took place in the Memorial Union ballroom yesterday, offering...

Sophomores pilot entrepreneurial app at URI

Photo courtesy of www.kanu.us | The Kanu app allows students to post tasks which can then be completed by fellow students for payment. Last October, two sophomores at the University of Rhode Island began working...

Bumble more than just for dating

Students are surrounded by multiple dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and Zoosk just to name a few. However, none of them are quite like Bumble. Bumble is an app used for forming connections...

URI confident in water quality

Photo by Joe Lachance |CIGAR| According to URI Facilities ‘2014 Water Report,’ the campus water tested for low levels of copper and moderately high levels of nitrates. “We have met all of the Safe Water...

New international major focuses on international politics

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...

Fulbright fellowship winner to teach in Colombia

University of Rhode Island student Wilfredo Tangui has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright fellowship to teach English in Medellín, Colombia. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards fellowships to graduating senior undergraduate students, graduate students and...

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