URI senior strives in theatre, learns to ‘own the craft’

One student at the University of Rhode Island has spent the past four years working on her acting skills and preparing for a goal she’s always dreamed of: becoming a film actress. Catia Ramos...

URI continues to improve upon housing options

The Department of Housing and Residential Life has been making extensive improvements and renovations over the past 15 years to residence halls at the University of Rhode Island. The department hopes that with these...

“Smoke out” event to provide support, education

  Approximately 24.8 percent of college students aged 18-22 years old were current smokers in 2010, according to the to the 2012 Surgeon General's Report on tobacco use among youth and young adults. University of Rhode...

Ryan Institute makes name in neuroscience world

Thanks to the largest gift in the University of Rhode Island’s history, courtesy of Tom and Cathy Ryan, the George and Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience has the ability to pioneer in the research...

Catching up with URI Alum: Matt Gallant

Known for his success hosting Animal Planet’s series, “The Planet’s Funniest Animals,” and Entertainment Magazine’s show, “The List,” Emmy award winner Matt Gallant ties his triumph back to his days at the University of...

Employee sees more than a job at URI

Entering Rhody Market on a weekday morning can be a bit of a challenge. Between the long line of students awaiting their caffeinated drinks and the sweet treats greeting customers at the door in...

URI fills position to promote diverse faculty

  Over the past year, the University of Rhode Island has made significant efforts to diversify its pool of staff members. Just 10 months ago, Fernando Guzman, the university’s director of diverse faculty and staff...

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...

Students show solidarity in wake of Las Vegas shooting

In the lobby of the Fine Arts Center is a visual reminder of some most notorious shootings that have affected the nation in modern history. Edward Clarke, a junior theater major, began the...

The ups and downs of being an Uber driver

When your car becomes your office, you open both your doors and yourself to the world. After driving for Uber for more than a year now, Marc Tondre, 57, has driven more than his fair...

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