This week’s honors colloquium: Women in Politics

Photo by Sarah Vinci | (Left to Right) Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea, Rev. Dr. Donnie Anderson, Governor Gina Raimondo spoke at the Honors Colloquium. A panel discussion entitled “Gender in Politics: Voices, Power,...

Where does the money come from?

URI receives no money from state or tuition for auxiliary enterprises Auxiliary enterprises at universities are self-sustaining businesses designed to reduce the cost of education and provide benefits to students. The University of Rhode Island...

Campus-involved collaboration is seeking help from the US Navy

Courtesy of NOAA Office of Exploration and Research and Kraken Robotics. Rod Mather, professor of history at the University of Rhode Island and an experienced archeologist, is working on a new project involving the imagery...

Brain activity of octopi studied by URI professor

Walter Besio, an engineering professor at the University of Rhode Island, is participating in a study involving multiple universities to monitor the brain activity of octopi. Besio attended a neuroscience conference in 2017 and...

B.O.N.D.’s food drive moves in right direction

Photo by Joseph Lachance | B.O.N.D delivered 511 cans to Rhody Outpost. The University of Rhode Island student organization, Brothers On a New Direction, teamed up with the Ram’s Den to donate 511 canned and...

Do you know your final exam rights?

The University of Rhode Island has laid out rights for its students that should be honored by professors regarding final exam schedules. The final exam rights for every student at URI is outlined in...

Application season strikes competition

The University of Rhode Island office of admissions has received around 15,000 applications this year for the early action deadline. Out of the applicants, only around 850 students can be admitted into some of...

Fem fest discusses gender equality issues

On Dec. 10, the University of Rhode Island Women’s Center will host its first-ever Fem Fest in to promote gender equality inspired by the age of the #metoo movement. The event’s coordinator, junior Shannon McDonnell,...

Police Beat: 11/29/18-12/5/18

Photo by Anna Meassick Thursday, Nov. 29 At 2:26 p.m., a motor vehicle stop was made on Plains Road. A citation/warning was issued. At 7:00 p.m., a complaint was made at Butterfield Dining Hall. A report was...

News You Should Know

The former 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush, has died at the age of 94. His death occurred during the night between Friday and Saturday. The Washington Post says Bush was...

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