Career Closet helps URI students dress for success

Photo by Anna Meassick | Career Closet helps students to put together formal outfits to make sure they are prepared and confident. The University of Rhode Island created the Career Closet two years ago, as...

Adventuring outside the classroom

Photo by Anna Meassick | Students in NRS 423 trek through wetlands as part their weekly four-hour lab. Wetland Ecology, an upper-level class in the College of Environment and Life Sciences, takes students beyond the...

A day in the life of an EMS recruit

The Emergency Medical Service program at the University of Rhode Island has given first-year student Tatiana Snedeker, a glimpse of what her life will resemble once graduated. Snedeker is a first-year nursing student and part...

URI Habitat for Humanity celebrating 25 years

Photo courtesy of James Masse The University of Rhode Island South County Habitat for Humanity sector is celebrating their 25 years as a student-run organization with a comedy night on Nov. 2, 2018, to raise...

Life after the University of Rhode Island

Photo courtesy of Zoe Comingore Zoe Comingore, a recent graduate from the University of Rhode Island, clarified what life in the real world can be like. Comingore transferred to URI after her first-year, graduated with...

Harrington School introduces new sports media minor

This semester, the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island is debuting a brand-new Sports Media minor as a result of student demand. The interdisciplinary program will give students...

New leaders rise in Student Senate

The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate elected three new officers to its executive board this fall following a wave of resignations before this semester started. Tristram Howard was named the new vice president, while...

Professor Seeram of URI studies the medical benefits of the maple tree

Photo by Anna Meassick | The sap of maple trees has a compound that reacts similarly to Botox when applied to the skin. Navindra Seeram, a pharmacy professor at the University of Rhode Island, has...

Food ordering made easier: Hungry Rhody becomes Hungry Button

Photo by Sarah Vinci | Hungry Rhody renamed themselves Hungry Button and launched a new app for mobile ordering. The popular food ordering website “Hungry Rhody” has rebranded itself as “Hungry Button” and launched a...

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...

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