Professor studies classroom solutions for underrepresented minorities

There are many professors and faculty at the University of Rhode Island who work with underrepresented minorities. Among this list is Bryan Dewsbury, Ph.D., a biology professor who studies underrepresented minorities in higher education. “I...

Learning the facts of climate change one step at a time

Climate Change in the Oceans is not only a course offered to undergraduate students at the University of Rhode Island, but it is an issue that everyone should be aware of. OCG 123 is...

Internship helps students gain real-world experience in the Energy Fellows program

At the University of Rhode Island, students with an interest in energy and sustainability have the opportunity to participate in a year-long paid internship known as the Energy Fellows program. The program is built...

Inner space center offers public tours

  During the month of February, the Inner Space Center, located at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, is offering two additional public tours of its facilities to fuel interest in deep-sea...

URI Neuroscientist inducted in prestigious fellowship

Paula Grammas, a neuroscience researcher at the University of Rhode Island, was inducted into the American Association for the Advancement of Science Circle of Fellows for her pioneering Alzheimer’s research. The American Association for...

Gender and Sexuality Center celebrates coming out month

As part of Coming Out month, the Gender and Sexuality Center chose to screen the film “The Way He Looks” last Monday night. Coming Out month is a celebration that the center puts together...

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...

Nazarko’s URI sports’ journey begins, ends with baseball seasons

When University of Rhode Island baseball head coach Jim Foster had one remaining roster spot for his team’s 2014 campaign, he knew whom to call. Senior Jonathan Nazarko, 22, of East Lyme, Conn., had just finished his second...

Way up tour comes to URI

More important than ever for college students is the need for an online presence in the name of job hunting, as evidenced by the most recent stop of the WayUp Tour to Kingston on...

Sully Abroad: What I Miss

A couple weeks ago when I was in New Zealand, something happened to me that hadn’t happened since July. It wasn’t a phone call, nor was it seeing an old friend… It was having...

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