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  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...
The University of Rhode Island Police Department hosted their second annual dodgeball tournament last Sunday in the Keaney Gym, inviting both students and on-campus organizations to compete against the officers. “It’s a way of interacting with the students, and we enjoy doing it,” Paul Hanrahan, a university police officer and...
The Multicultural Center was renamed the Multicultural Student Services Center yesterday. The event began with a speech from Director of the MSSC Melvin Wade, followed by M.U.S.I.C. speakers chairman Luckson Omoarogba, and President Dooley himself among others. When asked prior to the event about the renaming of the MSSC, Wade...
The University of Rhode Island Police Department is now accepting donations of unwrapped toys for their second-annual toy drive for children in the surrounding community who don’t receive gifts during the holiday season. “ need is greater than the community can support,” said Officer Paul Hanrahan of the URI police...
This semester, the University of Rhode Island welcomed Dr. Jeannette Riley to the administration as the new Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Riley spent the past five years working at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and...
What students from the University of Rhode Island believed to be a fire in Adams hall last Sunday night was in fact nothing more than a harmless steam leak. Residents of Adams hall were evacuated from the building after the fire alarm was pulled around 6 p.m. on Sunday,...
    Students and faculty at the University of Rhode Island may have noticed some improvements to Robert L. Carothers Library this semester, such as the newly reupholstered seating on the first floor or the installation of three new 18-foot bar tables. Students have the inmates of Correctional Industries to thank...
Around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday morning, extreme temperatures froze a sprinkler pipe junction in Chaffee Hall, which then burst and flooded several rooms on the eighth floor. While the eighth floor carried the brunt of the damage, the water damaged ceilings and floors of the sixth and seventh floors were also...
  The University of Rhode Island is hosting a European Refugee Crisis Panel as a part of German Campus Week to meet for open discussion. “It’s a grand human tragedy occurring in front of our eyes,” said Richard McIntyre, a professor of economics at URI, of the current European refugee crisis....
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...

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