Endowed lecture series features inspiring entrepreneur

The University of Rhode Island’s College of Business will feature Rusty Rueff, businessman and entrepreneur during their annual Vangermeersch endowed lecture series. Rueff will attempt to inspire the Rhode Island community to become successful...

Hindu festival of light strikes the stage

Photo by Jesse Yelin | The Indian Student Association, pictured above, organized the Diwali event. On Saturday, Nov. 10, the Indian Student Association (ISA) held their annual Diwali celebration in the Memorial Union Ballroom....

University announces summer abroad programs

The Office of International Education at the University of Rhode Island recently announced its list of summer 2019 faculty-led study abroad opportunities for students. The programs allow students to earn credits towards their URI or...

Student reflects on past year through poetry

Photo taken from the Cranston Herald Last summer, freshman writing and rhetoric student Jeanne-Marie Marcotte published a poetry book called “Life Spirals” in which she wrote about her life experiences and everyday emotions. The book is...

Honors course examines sports through philoshophy

The honors program at the University of Rhode Island is offering a three-credit upper-level course called Philosophy of Sport this semester. This course involves “thinking about sports and athletic activity through the prism of...

THRIVing their way to social change

THRIVE, a student organization focused on social enterprising and change at the University of Rhode Island, is revamping the institution’s structure and methods to better suit student needs. The club’s main purpose is to...

Student to present TEDx about overcoming adversity

Photo by Anna Meassick | Ferreira wants to show the world that just because you have a disability, you can accomplish anything. A University of Rhode Island student with Cerebral Palsy will speak at the...

Five things to do at the 193-degrees coffeehouse

Photo by Sarah Vinci | The 193 Coffee House features artwork by students who would like to post them to the bulletin board. If you turn left after walking through the front doors on the...

Pursuing degrees after service

Photo by Anna Meassick | SVO President Brian Coleman. The University of Rhode Island Student Veterans Organization is a small but established club on campus, consisting primarily of students who have previously served in the...

Peace Corps prep program creates national, international opportunities for graduates

At the University of Rhode Island, the Peace Corps Prep Program works to prepare students to apply to the international Peace Corps. According to the Peace Corps website, URI ranked No. 21 nationwide...

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