Living off campus with pets

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR|  Many college students consider adopting a furry or scaly friend to give them company. But are University of Rhode Island students prepared financially and emotionally for the responsibility of a...

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...

Fulbright fellowship winner to teach in Colombia

University of Rhode Island student Wilfredo Tangui has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright fellowship to teach English in Medellín, Colombia. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards fellowships to graduating senior undergraduate students, graduate students and...

Group excerise mentor program

Photo by Denise Robbin | Every spring semester, Campus Recreation offers the Group Exercise Mentor Program, which trains students to lead group exercise sessions for the University of Rhode Island. The program is free for...

J Time recap

From April 9 to April 23,  Hillel held 11 events that made up the club’s annual “J Time.” J Time is a two week commemoration and celebration of Jewish Life. According to Yaniv Havusha, director...

The man inside the suit: A day in the life of Rhody the Ram

Rhody the Ram is undoubtedly the most iconic figure at the University of Rhode Island. Every student learns his name when they first start school, and they remember him for the rest of their...

Student, organizations honored for leaderhip

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students went through several rounds of applications and interviews in order to determine this year’s A. Robert Rainville student leadership awards. In its 30th year, the award honors students for...

TinkerCAD allows students to learn how to 3-D print

Photo by Kristina |CIGAR| In the last few years 3-D printing has become more cost effective and precise. The advancement in 3-D printing technology has encouraged a school of thought that proves this technology has...

“ONCAMPUS” helps URI international students

At the University of Rhode Island, the "ONCAMPUS" Rhode Island program is a language support program for first-year international students that gives them opportunities to learn more about American culture. According to Program Director...

New international major focuses on international politics

The University of Rhode Island will be launching a new international studies and diplomacy major in the Fall of 2018. The major was approved last month and is an interdisciplinary program that includes courses...

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