Professor explores explosions, underwater implosions in research lab

The Kirk Engineering Lab houses the University of Rhode Island Dynamic Photomechanics Lab (DPML) that explores both explosions and underwater implosions. The lab is led by Arun Shukla, URI professor of mechanical engineering, whose life’s...

Why did you come to URI?

Although 56 percent of the University of Rhode Island’s students are from Rhode Island, the rest of the population chose Kingston, R.I. as their home away from home for certain reasons. Their decisions vary...

Professor works toward equality for students with disabilities in and out of the classroom

As she searched through a wooden desk looking for pictures of her two children, Associate Professor Celest Martin remembered the day her son was diagnosed with autism 26 years ago at the age of...

Talent Development: Your road to academic success

After a comprehensive program review process last March, the University of Rhode Island Talent Development Program has made great strides in improving their program. Results from this review stated that, “We recommend, therefore, that...

Police Profile: meet Officer Hanrahan

  Not every campus police officer at the University of Rhode Island always had their sights set on law enforcement, but one made his decision after retirement. Officer Paul Hanrahan’s first career was in the military,...

The real world doesn’t wait for colds

Photo by Sarah Vincii |CIGAR| Students and researchers chime in on the best way to combat the common cold. Getting a cold is an inevitable part of being an adult, and sharing a university campus...

Group excerise mentor program

Photo by Denise Robbin | Every spring semester, Campus Recreation offers the Group Exercise Mentor Program, which trains students to lead group exercise sessions for the University of Rhode Island. The program is free for...

New professor uses TV background in the classroom

A new professor at the University of Rhode Island is uniting his real world experience working with popular TV shows with classroom learning. Justin Wyatt, an assistant professor of the Harrington School, began his first...

Cuba’s doors open just in time for URI students

From Jan. 7 to Jan. 16, 20 University of Rhode Island students traveled to Cuba with two political science professors as part of a Winter J Term class to study the history and politics...

URI to host TEDxURI event this weekend

Photo courtesy of URI Events This upcoming Saturday, Feb. 6, the University of Rhode Island will be hosting a TedxURI event at 1 p.m. There will be 14 presenters, speaking about a variety of topics....

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