Sustainable Innovative Solutions Lab aims to improve voting system

With Election Day only a few weeks away, issues regarding our voting system return to the forefront. During the 2016 election season, the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s office observed a number of problems...

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...

DiLorenzo consistently strong in net for Rhode Island

The success of senior goaltender Kayla DiLorenzo has paid dividends for her teammates, coaches and fans at the University of Rhode Island. DiLorenzo and the Rams opened their season last weekend with a 7-0 shutout...

Turning Paper Into Trees Art Student Profile: Lucas Hearne

While some students view art as either being two-dimensional or three-dimensional, Lucas Hearne, a senior fine arts major at the University of Rhode Island, has made an art project that can be switched between...

Needham uses competition, intensity to build team back up

Competition is what makes University of Rhode Island women’s soccer coach Michael Needham tick. Whether he is playing or coaching, his competitive fire is what keeps him going. His passion for the game has rubbed...

University President David M. Dooley reflects on trip to Ghana this past spring

During the 2016 spring semester, University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley visited Ghana for six days to observe the progress and oversee production of two large ventures that the university has become...

Elliott adds depth to already strong Rams roster

University of Rhode Island men's soccer head coach Gareth Elliott led his 2014 team to an Atlantic 10 Conference regular season championship and an Atlantic 10 Final appearance, and with a few key contributors departing, Elliott signed six talented recruits...

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”...

Club offers alternative sisterhood

Exclusive to the University of Rhode Island, We’re Offering Women Wisdom (WOWW) has been reaching out to college girls for 10 years. The goal of the club is to help freshmen and new members find...

“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...

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