Breaking tradition: rethinking education at URI

The traditional college lecture has been around for about 800 years. The teaching style came about because a select few elites would have information, and information was hard to get. At the time, one...

Police Profile: meet Officer Hanrahan

  Not every campus police officer at the University of Rhode Island always had their sights set on law enforcement, but one made his decision after retirement. Officer Paul Hanrahan’s first career was in the military,...

IEP student embraces opportunity

The International Engineering Program (IEP) at the University of Rhode Island has provided students with unique opportunities to further their education while studying abroad for years. Although many study abroad students opt for a reduced...

Organization spotlight: MTI at URI

The Mentor/Tutor Internship Program, better known as MTI@URI, was founded 17 years ago in order to give URI students the chance to mentor primary and secondary public school students. This rewarding program challenges its...

Professor tells stories through film

Kendall Moore, an associate professor in the departments of journalism and film media at the University of Rhode Island, has released numerous films in her lifetime that uncover issues associated with race, health, environment...

Police Profile: meet Officer Hanrahan

  Not every campus police officer at the University of Rhode Island always had their sights set on law enforcement, but one made his decision after retirement. Officer Paul Hanrahan’s first career was in the military,...

University students get credit to fight fires

“I think what a lot of students don’t realize is that college kids are the firefighters that show up when a student burns their popcorn in the dorms,” Deputy Chief Christopher DeGrave, who is...

“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...

Taking the plunge to live off-campus

While aspects of living on-campus for all four years of college are appealing to some students, most undergraduates at the University of Rhode Island tend to move off for a number of reasons for...

Police Profile: meet Officer Guglielmetti

  Through their work on the University of Rhode Island campus, police officers are able to communicate with students, often with the potential to create lasting relationships. The best part of the job has been the...

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