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    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...
The long anticipated renovations to Butterfield Dining Hall will begin this fall, but with no immediate impact on the “The Butt’s” meal schedule or the amenities inside the dining hall. The only noticeable difference for students this fall semester, aside from obvious external construction, will be a rerouted entrance and...
The University of Rhode Island rang in its 125th anniversary in the middle of downtown Providence on Saturday night. Students, alumni and the general public were invited to a special night of WaterFire to help the university celebrate the milestone anniversary at Waterplace Park Basin. The event, sponsored by URI, featured...
The University of Rhode Island’s Faculty Senate will vote next Thursday to approve a massive restructuring of the university’s health programs with the establishment of the Academic Health Collaborative. The plan would organize the College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing and a new College of Health Sciences into a collaborative...
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,...
Despite President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of federal protections for transgender students last week, the University of Rhode Island has publicly stated its continued commitment to protect all students, regardless of their gender identity. Apart from allowing students to use the bathroom that corresponded to their gender identity, interpretations of Title...
  On Feb. 5, the University of Rhode Island had its first snowstorm and the first official use of the new alert system. Because of the new system being implemented, some students did not receive notice in one or more of the alert forms that students are offered. Sam Adams,...
If you are a student who was admitted to the University of Rhode Island last fall, you were one of 20,925 students who applied to begin their college education. With each year’s class size larger than the previous, the university tackles this great number of hopeful students with a team...
The recent attacks in Paris by the terrorist group ISIS were mourned on the quadrangle of the University of Rhode Island by students and community members in a candlelight vigil last night. Speakers at the vigil warned the audience about their reactions to such tragedies, and pointed out that...

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