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...

Meet URI’s newest Truman Scholar

Photo courtesy of Kathleen Maher Meet URI’s newest Truman scholar University of Rhode Island junior Andy Boardman has been awarded the Truman Scholarship, a prestigious scholarship that is given to college juniors across the country. The award...

Bumble more than just for dating

Students are surrounded by multiple dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and Zoosk just to name a few. However, none of them are quite like Bumble. Bumble is an app used for forming connections...

‘Dominate the Day’

Photo courtesy of the Dominate the Day Foundation Former URI student athlete's legacy lives on A non-profit foundation has been founded to honor the legacy of Jordan Sebastian, a former University of Rhode Island student and...

‘Hookup culture’: dating as a 21st-century student

Google defines hookup culture as “one that accepts and encourages casual sexual encounters, including one-night stands and other related activity, which focus on physical pleasure without necessarily including emotional bonding or long-term commitment.” In recent...

First RhodyThon smashes records, raises thousands for Hasbro

Photos by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| RhodyThon crushes previous records, raises thousands of dollars for children Students at the University of Rhode Island made national headlines over the weekend as they succeeded in raising $147,903.28 for the...

Her Time: URI students march for women’s rights

By Kayla Michaud and Laura Weick Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Students take part in the University’s first ever “Her Time” march. On Monday, March 19, several University of Rhode Island organizations and students participated in a...

SAWA Preparing for their annual spring hair show

Photos courtesy of Sampson Jacobs taken during the ninth annual hair show in April 2015. The University of Rhode Island’s organization, Student Alliance for the Welfare of Africa (SAWA), has just completed their auditions for...

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...

Students gain experience at Peckham Farm

Students at the University of Rhode Island are able to prepare themselves for a future in animal veterinary science careers thanks to resources like Peckham Farm. Peckham Farm is located right next to URI’s Kingston...

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