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  Last night Dr. Ulrich G. Hoffmann, a professor from the University Medical Center Freiburg Clinic for Neurosurgery in Germany, visited the University of Rhode Island to give a lecture on brain-machine interfacing technology. He aimed to answer the question: “Is fusing brain and machine a desirable goal? And if...
Some say freshman year is a time to discover new passions, but freshman Sean Fay Wolfe found his passion at the age of 14. Wolfe, a double major in English and elementary education at the University of Rhode Island from West Kingston, Rhode Island, is a teen author in the...
The state of Rhode Island and the University of Rhode Island are discussing the possibility of providing university and community police with body cameras. According to new URI Police Major Michael Jagoda, there is a committee in Rhode Island that is discussing the possibility of using body cameras. Jagoda,...
On Sunday, Oct. 5, members of the University of Rhode Island football team allegedly stormed into the Chi Phi fraternity house and attacked several fraternity members, resulting in several injuries. In a segment with Rhode Island Public Radio, URI President David Dooley “defended the football team” and said, “We are...
Preparations for emergencies happen long before the situations themselves emerge, and at the University of Rhode Island the Office of Emergency Management is behind the scenes preparing.  . URI is Rhode Island’s first higher education institute to have a dedicated emergency management staff. The office’s three-person staff was established...
  Those in Narragansett who oppose University of Rhode Island students living “down the line” may be one step closer to further regulating how students rent off campus. On Monday, the Narragansett Town Council is slated to workshop a proposed ordinance that, if passed and enforced, could limit the number of...
An annual report released by the University of Rhode Island last week revealed that the majority of crimes reported to the university happen on the Kingston Campus. Every college and university in the United States is required to disclose all crimes that happen on and off their campus each year,...
  The University of Rhode Island football team ended their streak of futility in front of their home crowd Saturday by blanking the University of Delaware, 20-0, to earn their first shutout in 99 games. Both teams boasted potent rushing attacks, but the Rams were able to exploit the apparent weaknesses...
  Beginning last month, the University of Rhode Island now offers three new, online programs, including one for nursing, RN to BS. The program for RN to BS allows current registered nurses to take online courses to gain their Bachelors of Science in nursing degrees. URI has also added platforms to...
Builders working on the Butterfield Dining Hall project have violated dripline regulations set by the University of Rhode Island Facilities Department, according to Assistant Director of Facilities Sheleen Clarke. The builders are suffocating tree roots by parking their trucks and trailers within the dripline, which can lead to “dropped limbs,...

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