Engineers for a Sustainable World construct vertical garden

  The University of Rhode Island’s Engineers for a Sustainable World are working to bring sustainability to the community through conservation and community projects. In the past few years, ESW has worked on a project...

‘Sex in the Text’: discussing sex in the Torah

The University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Center launched the first installment of its radical discussions on risqué subjects within the Jewish faith last Thursday night. Entitled “Taboo Talks,” the discussion was the first in...

Interesting class: The center of the global ecosystem

  Many students’ study in geology ends in grade school when they learn the three types of rocks: metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary. However, the University of Rhode Island’s geology program proves time and time again...

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...

“Winternships” J Term course offers career exploration

  During the 2016 J Term at the University of Rhode Island, the Center for Career and Experiential Education offered a truly unique opportunity to a small group of students. That opportunity was ITR 300,...

Student writer meets goal for ebooks, releases paperback version

  A University of Rhode Island student is releasing her novel in paperback this week after meeting the quota for her eBook sales. Elizabeth Miceli, a junior at the university, released her book “Barren” last...

Police Profile: meet Mark Brasil

  As campus police officers, it is important to be invested not only in the day-to-day work but in the surrounding community as well. One police officer at the University of Rhode Island is an...

Student mentors gain experience at Writing Center, help fellow students

One of the many hidden treasures around The University of Rhode Island is undoubtedly the Writing Center. Located on the fourth floor of Roosevelt in room 408, the center boasts twelve tutors and a...

Braving the cold, students with disabilities

The University of Rhode Island is made up of 1,245 acres, a striking amount for students to maneuver around during the winter months, but for students with disabilities, this distance is even greater. The Office...

Student organization strives to help students ‘thrive’

  “We are young, we are naïve and we do have these crazy thoughts that other people might not even consider,” Kyle Nacci, president of the student group Thrive, said. “And maybe 99 times out...

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