Class Feature: Travel Writing

  Many students at the University of Rhode Island believe that to meet the English Communication requirements of their general education, they must take either WRT 104 or WRT 106. They do not know that...

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...

Greek Life Takes Home Four Awards at Northeast Conference

The Greek Life community at the University of Rhode Island recently won awards for risk reduction, academic achievement and civic engagement at the Northeast Greek Leadership Association (NGLA) Conference.

Old paintings get a second life

Paintings are often seen as never-changing pieces of art, but one URI art student is trying to challenge this. By taking photographs of famously painted pictures, the old scenes are given new life. Rhonda Laporte,...

Professor finds childhood lead exposure can lead to Alzheimer’s

For over 10 years, Nasser Zawia, a professor of pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island has researched how early childhood lead exposure can contribute to Alzheimer's disease. According to the Center for Disease...

Meet the Senate: Chief Information Officer

Although he has been a number of at least six student organizations and worked at three on-campus jobs in the past, Zachary Yip says his time on Student Senate has been the most fulfilling...

A Look Into the Importance of Research Grants

The act of acquiring a research grant can be something that many professors do over the course of their careers, yet can be difficult nonetheless. One such professor...

URI Events reflects on formation, progress

Approximately one year after its formation, URI Events sets an example for all students that any obstacle can be overcome with the right combination of determination and drive. Created as a media-focused organization that helps...

Senior explores music industry with internship

A student at the University of Rhode Island takes gaining field experience through internships to the next level. Surya Moreira, in her fifth year at URI, has gotten the chance to meet big-name stars through...

Officer recognized as ‘hometown hero’

Hanrahan receives state award for dedication to duty On Tuesday, Feb. 13, University of Rhode Island Community Policing Liaison, Officer Paul Hanrahan, was honored during the men’s basketball game as this week’s “hometown hero.” Familiar...

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