Professor makes noise with at-home speech therapy

  A biomedical engineering professor at the University of Rhode Island has been an integral part of developing smartwatches for at-home speech therapy to continuously monitor patients. Kunal Mankodiya, assistant professor in the electrical, computer and...

Art Student Profile: Art belongs to its viewers

Unlike many art students at the University of Rhode Island, Lila Barber did not begin to explore her artistic side until coming to the university. Because so many art majors have been interested in the...

U.N. screens URI professor’s Holocaust documentary

The University of Rhode Island’s film professor Robert Cohen’s documentary was shown at the United Nations in New York City yesterday as a part of an annual celebration in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance...

Not your typical ‘My cat ate my homework’: Why URI students say they missed...

In college, students have the independence to choose whether or not to attend class, but attendance is often made a portion of the final grade by professors. In some cases, professors only allow students...

Philosophy Club returns to university

After a brief absence, the University of Rhode Island’s Philosophy Club is back in full force, hosting meetings under new leadership and structure. In 2013, Philosophy Club was popular for its discussion-based meetings where...

Think peace, we do

There are many paths for people to take after college and one of those is to join the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is a volunteer program that offers assistance to people living outside of...

Philosophy Club

  After a brief absence, the University of Rhode Island’s Philosophy Club is back in full force, hosting meetings under new leadership and structure. In 2013, Philosophy Club was popular for its discussion-based meetings where...

Students creates device for ALS patients

  A wearable eye-tracking device for patients with ALS helped a University of Rhode Island student take first place at the Rhode Island Business Plan competition last Friday. "I knew I did well, but I wasn't...

Silence, please: A day in the life of a URI librarian

Among the many staff positions around the University of Rhode Island, one of the most undervalued is that of a librarian. With the university’s library being open 106 hours per week, with a variety...

URI student studies in China

“I became so immersed in the culture so quickly that I almost forgot I was in a different country,” said University of Rhode Island student Cassie Jacob about her winter break trip to China. Jacob,...

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