WRIU sports FM director revitalizes coverage

As the seconds ticked down on the clock at the now-infamous University of Rhode Island vs. then-No. 21 University of Nebraska basketball game in November, Tom Porter was on the edge of his seat-...

Walk and Talk: reflections from graduating seniors

Graduating students at the University of Rhode Island have insight into the transformation that happens for students throughout the college experience. To try and learn from individual experiences, I interviewed three senior students, Cedrik Samson,...

International Education Week allows students to ‘Taste the World’

The University of Rhode Island’s Office of International Education kicked off their International Education Week, initiated by the U.S. Departments of State and Education with Taste the World, an international food celebration in the...

Gym encourages mental and physical wellness

The Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center at the University of Rhode Island has offered a program titled “Writing for Wellness” for two years now. The program is open to all students and aims...

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...

Breaking tradition: rethinking education at URI

The traditional college lecture has been around for about 800 years. The teaching style came about because a select few elites would have information, and information was hard to get. At the time, one...

URI: Historic to its core

Core of URI's main campus listed as a historic district Photo by Kristain Erickson | Top: Lippit Hall is one of 17 locations on campus recently added to the historical district. Below: East Hall, built in...

URI engineering student soars to greater heights with NASA

Patrick Brown, who has dreamed of going into space his whole life, spent this past summer doing a little more than just stargazing. The 27-year-old engineering student, who is expected to graduate from URI this...

Spotlight on PRSSA at URI

The Public Relations Student Society of America at the University of Rhode Island may not be a well-known group on campus yet, but they’ve gone a long way in helping to provide opportunities to...

Almuna anchors travel television show

Photo courtesy of Nikki Noya. University Alumna Nikki Noya (center) poses with her co-anchors Gailen David (left) and Bobby Laurie (right). A University of Rhode Island communications alumna has...

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