URI business professor receives National Award for Innovative Excellence

An associate professor of business at the University of Rhode Island received a 2018 National Award for Innovative Excellence in marketing education. To engage students and give them real-life experiences, Professor Christy Ashley came...

Internship helps students gain real-world experience in the Energy Fellows program

At the University of Rhode Island, students with an interest in energy and sustainability have the opportunity to participate in a year-long paid internship known as the Energy Fellows program. The program is built...

Honors Colloquium

On Thursday, Oct. 9, Claudia Rankine spoke at the University of Rhode Island’s 2018 Honors Colloquium about different poets and artists that affected her writing. Rankine is a writer of numerous critically acclaimed pieces,...

Greek Life educates community on mental health

Photo by Autumn Walter | Members of Delta Phi Epsilon held a tie-dye event last week with all proceeds going to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Last week, the University of...

Career Closet helps URI students dress for success

Photo by Anna Meassick | Career Closet helps students to put together formal outfits to make sure they are prepared and confident. The University of Rhode Island created the Career Closet two years ago, as...

Adventuring outside the classroom

Photo by Anna Meassick | Students in NRS 423 trek through wetlands as part their weekly four-hour lab. Wetland Ecology, an upper-level class in the College of Environment and Life Sciences, takes students beyond the...

A day in the life of an EMS recruit

The Emergency Medical Service program at the University of Rhode Island has given first-year student Tatiana Snedeker, a glimpse of what her life will resemble once graduated. Snedeker is a first-year nursing student and part...

URI Habitat for Humanity celebrating 25 years

Photo courtesy of James Masse The University of Rhode Island South County Habitat for Humanity sector is celebrating their 25 years as a student-run organization with a comedy night on Nov. 2, 2018, to raise...

Life after the University of Rhode Island

Photo courtesy of Zoe Comingore Zoe Comingore, a recent graduate from the University of Rhode Island, clarified what life in the real world can be like. Comingore transferred to URI after her first-year, graduated with...

Harrington School introduces new sports media minor

This semester, the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island is debuting a brand-new Sports Media minor as a result of student demand. The interdisciplinary program will give students...

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