English professor writes for James Patterson

When not teaching English at the University of Rhode Island, Professor Derek Nikitas writes fiction. Nikitas has three published novels: Pyres, an Edgar Award nominated thriller, the crime novel The Long Division and a...

Club Profile: Müdd

Bringing together music lovers to share diverse genres, "almost like a human Spotify"   The University of Rhode Island has a large hip-hop scene, but how are the alternative and indie-heads supposed to fit in? Last...

Quidditch Club recreates ‘magical’ game

In a cubical on the first floor of the Memorial Union is the University of Rhode Island's Quidditch club office, filled with brooms, dodgeballs and other Harry Potter themed items necessary for the “muggle”...

Career advising

  The general consensus is that people go to college in order to get a job. But for many students, finding and achieving their perfect career is harder than their first chemistry quiz. Jennifer Visinho,...

URI Celebrates 125 years

Students were treated to free cupcakes, hayrides and hot chocolate on the quad last Wednesday as the University of Rhode Island celebrated it’s 125th anniversary. The URI community, along with alumni and friends, gathered...

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...

The future of St. Anthony High School, Bob Hurley Sr.

Golf team mounts comeback to win Manor, Houston takes first in playoff The University of Rhode Island men's golf team overcame early struggles this past weekend to win the team competition with a final score...

URI Professors receive Excellence in Nursing Awards

Clinical Assistant Professor Michelle Palmer and Professor Mary Sullivan of the University of Rhode Island have received Excellence in Nursing awards. According to the article from URI Today, Palmer has specifically been recognized...

Former Kinesiology student returns to artistic passion

Many people believe that you are supposed to find yourself in college, though some students simply reconnect with old passions during this time. One University of Rhode Island student loved and made art his...

Graduate student makes strides in hands-free technology

While most undergraduate students struggle to complete their homework assignments with only spring break getting them through, graduate engineering students are working to create original inventions completely by their own design. Stephen Norris, a graduate...

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