URI cuts ties with Confucius Institute

Anna Meassick | The Confucius Institute located in the library remains empty after it was announced the program will end this May. The University of Rhode Island will...

URI College Democrats attend reproductive healthcare act hearing

College Dems show their support at the statehouse for reproductive rights  Photo Courtesy of University of Rhode Island College Democrats. Members of the University...

Diving into the oceanic consequences of climate change

Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Mendenhall. According to the United Nations, the impacts of climate change are global in scope and unprecedented in scale and without drastic action today,...

1,248 acre campus, 127 years of history

Anna Meassick | The outside of the Watson House is currently under renovation as it stands with the title of being the oldest building on campus. The University of Rhode...

URI amps up international diversity on campus

Grace DeSanti | Flags hang in the Atrium of the Memorial Union that represents every nation which students are from. Over the past year, the University of Rhode Island...

Professor leads experts on series exploring the history of the Catholic Church

The four-volume series will explore the evolution of the 1,500-year-old institution A University of Rhode Island history professor will be leading an international team of experts that will publish...

Effort to increase composting on campus

The Composting Club has requested funding from Student Senate to place more composting bins on campus in an effort to get the University of Rhode Island students to dispose of food in...

‘Share a Swipe of Hope’

Greg Clark | Students are encouraged to donate a meal swipe at the dining hall in order to fight against food insecurity. “Share a Swipe of Hope” is a...

Study examines wind turbine’s effect on fishermen

Photo courtesy of Aisylne Calianos. The underground base of the Block Island Wind Farm serves as an artificial reef, allowing fisherman to get more catch. A University of Rhode...

URI studies to improve children’s diets and decrease childhood obesity

An associate professor at the University of Rhode Island is conducting a study on improving children’s diets through direct home visits, cooking demonstrations, nutrition and meal advising for parents.

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