Professor Loves Sharks Almost as Much as He Loves His Daughter

Professor Bradley Wetherbee discovered and named a new species of shark after his daughter Laila, both pictured above. Photo courtesy of Bradley Wetherbee. University of Rhode Island Professor Dr....

URI All-Volunteer Program Benefits State Waters

The Watershed Watch Program at URI monitors water bodies across Rhode Island and Connecticut. Photo by Grace DeSanti. Whether it is as far west as Connecticut, as far south...

Geology Professor’s Passion for Volcanoes Erupts in the Classroom

Professor Morgan Haldeman now lectures students in geology classes after traveling the world studying volcanoes. Photo by Anna Meassick. Morgan Haldeman, a geology professor at the University of Rhode...

From URI Art Major to Successful Home Designer

Alumna Amy Bloom turned her art degree into a home design business. Photo courtesy of Amy Bloom. Amy Bloom Coleman is a University of Rhode Island alum from the...

You Pay For It, But Do You Use It?

The Writing Center at the University of Rhode Island is making an effort to draw in more students, seeing as writing majors pay a fee for the lab but it often goes...

Annual LGBTQ Symposium Underway

Student Arden Bastia paints a rock during the first night of the LGBTQ Symposium occurring all this month. Photo by Grace DeSanti. The University of Rhode Island's Gender and...

The Busy Life of a Student Broadcaster

Jack O’Marra broadcasts for WRIU during the men’s basketball game. Photo by Momolu Akoiwala. Jack O’Marra, a senior communications studies major at the University of Rhode Island, has...

Study Abroad Trip Allows Student to Appreciate Heritage

Shannon McDonnell visited Ireland, attending Dublin City University, during her spring semester in order to get more in touch with her Irish roots. Photo courtesy of Shannon McDonnell.

Multicultural Center Holds 21st Annual Diversity Awards

From the diversity awards last year (left to right) George Gallien, director of the URI Multicultural Student Services Center; Naomi Thomas, chief diversity officer; Tracey Dalton, presenter and professor of marine affairs;...

Free Access to 3D Printing Gives Students Opportunity to Learn, Create

Equipment for fabrication, 2d/3d design, and virtual reality technologies are available for students to use daily at the Makerspace located in the library. Photo by Anna Meassick. The University...

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