Psychology professor travels India

Psychology professor Paul Bueno de Mesquita has recently returned from a two-week trip to India, and in particular, the remote northeast region of India of Nagaland. As well as being the instructor for intro-level psychology...

American Sign Language not offered as a course

The American Sign Language Club has garnered a lot of popularity this semester, prompting the question as to why American Sign Language (ASL) is not offered as a course at the University of Rhode...

Intern profile: A novel experience

This past semester, junior public relations and writing and rhetoric major, Kimberly Ruiz, had the opportunity to intern under independent novelist and author of several McGraw Hill textbooks, Judith Boss. Author of college textbooks, including...

Philosophy professor finds peace in woodworking

Philosophy and woodworking are not so different. “The wood talks to you, it’s strange to say, it does,” said Galen Johnson, Ph. D., University of Rhode Island philosophy professor. “That’s one thing I like...

Student lands internship at Cape Cod Baseball League

He may have been working for the amateur league, but one University of Rhode Island senior’s summer internship was a major deal. Joe Kenney, 21, spent his summer interning for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of...

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...

Mr. and Mrs. Greek Week crowned

After a formal introduction, talent competition and interview round, Ron Yakirevich of Lambda Chi Alpha and Danielle Valois of Chi Omega were deemed as the winners of the University of Rhode Island’s 2017 Mr....

Peace Corps prep program creates national, international opportunities for graduates

At the University of Rhode Island, the Peace Corps Prep Program works to prepare students to apply to the international Peace Corps. According to the Peace Corps website, URI ranked No. 21 nationwide...

New restaurant opens, offers rooftop dining

A comfortable and unique restaurant overlooking Narragansett Town Beach, Chair 5 recently opened in The Break Hotel on Ocean Road on June 29. The Break Hotel, which opened on June 19, is a completely new...

Shades of Sunderland Tattoo offers on-campus ink

A foreign exchange student at the University of Rhode Island walked into the Shades of Sunderland Tattoo in the Emporium on Tuesday worried about a possible ear infection.  She had the ear pierced the...

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