URI alumni couple reminisces about time at university, how they started giving their famous...

The Coastal Institute at the Bay Campus in Narragansett offers a range of focuses within the Graduate School of Oceanography, but broader and richer than those focuses is the history of the area itself....

From journalism student to television guest

Alumnus' journey of weight loss to notoriety A recent graduate of the University of Rhode Island class was featured on the Today Show for losing over 150 pounds. Brianna Blank, a graduate of the 2014...

URI theatre department offers degree unique to university

For students who dream of seeing their names in lights someday, the University of Rhode Island’s theatre program is likely the best training available. In fact, URI is the only school in Rhode Island...

What can your student ID do for you?

Ask not what you can do for your student ID, but what your student ID can do for you. Your student ID is one of the most valuable things that you carry with you...

Women’s basketball team continues surprise season

The University of Rhode Island women's basketball team (13-8, 5-4 Atlantic-10) under first-year head coach Daynia La-Force have already nearly doubled their win total from last season (7) as the upturn continues. La-Force came to URI by way of Northeastern University, where she...

Professor Writes Book About Migrant Workers

Dr. Julie Keller poses with her new book that was nine years in the making. |Photo by James McIntosh In January, Dr. Julie Keller, an assistant professor of sociology...

Under the sea

Photos courtesy of Julye Newman URI professor makes new discoveries in hydrothermal vents Imagine being underwater in the dark, deep sea with pressures so strong our 206 bones would be crushed. While humans haven’t adapted to...

Say ‘Aloha’ to Flat Waves Food Shack

It is time to say aloha to the new beach restaurant, Flat Waves Food Shack, that is opening in the Kingston Emporium in early March. Flat Waves brings a new Hawaiian flavor to the...

Tour guides adopt family this holiday season

This holiday season, the University of Rhode Island tour guide team is giving back by adopting a family through the Children’s Friend and Family Services organization. The team is fundraising money which they will...

ChangeFest returns to URI Feb. 25

The University of Rhode Island Student Organization Thrive will be hosting their second-annual event called “ChangeFest” in the Memorial Union Ballroom on Feb. 25. ChangeFest gives students a unique opportunity to generate creative solutions...

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