An inside look into Beaupre’s newest laser lab

Photo by Sarah Vinci | Development of the laser lab has been successful with help from grad students and an amazing team. In September 2017, the department of chemistry welcomed Dugan Hayes to the team;...

Political Divide: A Conversation with former Department Chair Brian Krueger

In the University of Rhode Island’s March 2018 Political Science newsletter, Professor Brian Krueger writes, “Disagreeing with mutual respect, listening with the intention to learn about others, and an openness to new ideas and...

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...

URI Students compete in local singing competition: Wakefield Idol

Photo by Stefanie Erickson |CIGAR| A winner was finally declared after 64 singers competed for a top prize of $1500 in a karaoke-style singing competition the past couple months. Wakefield Idol has now finished its fifth...

P.L.E.A.S.E. hosts annual ‘Take Back the Week’ for sexual assault awareness month

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The Women’s Center and the Peers Learning Educating and Supporting Everyone (P.L.E.A.S.E) will be holding events the week of April 23 to April 27. For those who are...

A discussion with Athletic Director, Thorr Bjorn

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| “I want every student athlete to leave here with their degrees and the opportunity to earn a championship.”   Q: What does your job entail? A: “I am the Director of Athletics… and...

Chill out with Flow

On April 22, 2018, Flow, an expression-based club, will be hosting the first ever “Flow Fest” at the University of Rhode Island. President and founder of URI Flow, Scott Botelho, explained that URI Students...

Mario Karts: putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising

The University of Rhode Island acapella group, Rhody Rhapsodies put the ‘fun’ in fundraising on Saturday, April 14 with a Mario Kart tournament fundraiser. The tournament was played on the Nintendo Switch and began at...

Pharmacy building now Paramaz Avedisian Hall

On Oct. 16, the University of Rhode Island celebrated a dedication ceremony for the naming of the pharmacy building, now known as the Paramaz Avedisian ’54 Hall. In the past two years, there have been...

Police Profile: meet Officers McCabe and DeTroia

The University of Rhode Island’s Community Resource Officers use their skills and their ages to help them handle situations on campus. Michael McCabe and Nicholas DeTroia are two officers for the University of Rhode...

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