New leaders rise in Student Senate

The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate elected three new officers to its executive board this fall following a wave of resignations before this semester started. Tristram Howard was named the new vice president, while...

Professor Seeram of URI studies the medical benefits of the maple tree

Photo by Anna Meassick | The sap of maple trees has a compound that reacts similarly to Botox when applied to the skin. Navindra Seeram, a pharmacy professor at the University of Rhode Island, has...

Food ordering made easier: Hungry Rhody becomes Hungry Button

Photo by Sarah Vinci | Hungry Rhody renamed themselves Hungry Button and launched a new app for mobile ordering. The popular food ordering website “Hungry Rhody” has rebranded itself as “Hungry Button” and launched a...

Dr. Vanessa Quainoo to travel to Africa to speak at conference

Vanessa Quainoo, an associate professor of Communication Studies and Africana Studies at the University of Rhode Island, has recently accepted an offer to travel to Ghana in October to present her work. Quainoo was...

URI to spearhead the Mission of Artificial Intelligence

Photo by Sarah Vinci | The new university artificial intelligence lab is the first of its kind to be located in a college library. On Tuesday, Sep. 25, the University of Rhode Island will host...

Chemistry research group has breakthrough in medical contamination detection

Associate Professor of Chemistry Jason Dwyer of the University of Rhode Island reported an invigorating breakthrough from his Beaupre lab last month. In March 2008, a severe contamination and recall of Heparin made public...

The path less traveled

Photo courtesy of Dominic DeFilipi | URI students enjoy their symmer vacation abroad. Contact the International Center for more information on how you can spend your summer in a new country. While the end of...

URI Professor finds volcanic heat source under glacier

A University of Rhode Island researcher worked with a team of five other scientists in discovering an active volcanic heat source underneath an Antarctic glacier. Assistant Professor of Oceanography at URI, Brice Loose helped discover...

“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...

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