Police Profile: meet Officer Hanrahan

  Not every campus police officer at the University of Rhode Island always had their sights set on law enforcement, but one made his decision after retirement. Officer Paul Hanrahan’s first career was in the military,...

University students get credit to fight fires

“I think what a lot of students don’t realize is that college kids are the firefighters that show up when a student burns their popcorn in the dorms,” Deputy Chief Christopher DeGrave, who is...

“Smoke out” event to provide support, education

  Approximately 24.8 percent of college students aged 18-22 years old were current smokers in 2010, according to the to the 2012 Surgeon General's Report on tobacco use among youth and young adults. University of Rhode...

Taking the plunge to live off-campus

While aspects of living on-campus for all four years of college are appealing to some students, most undergraduates at the University of Rhode Island tend to move off for a number of reasons for...

Police Profile: meet Officer Guglielmetti

  Through their work on the University of Rhode Island campus, police officers are able to communicate with students, often with the potential to create lasting relationships. The best part of the job has been the...

Police Profile: Meet Officer Webb

While many police officers begin their careers with criminal justice degrees or experience, one officer at the University of Rhode Island has based his career in philosophy. Officer Austin Webb graduated from the University of...

New dean of business looks beyond course work

This fall semester, the University of Rhode Island appointed Dr. Maling Ebrahimpour as Dean of the College of Business after the departure of his predecessor, Mark Higgins, to Saint Louis University in December. Ebrahimpour fulfilled...

Police Profile: meet Captain Carey

  The longest-standing member of the University of Rhode Island’s police department has had many experiences with the community that have made him grow as a person and in his career. Since he started working for...

URI holds first university-sponsored skateboard event

At noon on Saturday, longboarders began to assemble in the street and on the sidewalks in front of the Memorial Union. Tricks were being done and hills were being bombed. They were preparing to...

Police profile: meet Officer Sheldon

  The University of Rhode Island’s prosecution officer uses her role on the force to help students, both during and after the incidents that lead them to her. Debbie Sheldon has worked as an officer for...

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