University honors Black History Month

The University of Rhode Island will celebrate Black History Month this February with a series of events to celebrate black poetry, art, film and culture. The Multicultural Student Services...

Thirsty Thursday is more than just partying on a weekday

Leah Crowley | Students stopped by a smoothie stand at the gym to get free samples and learn about nutrition The Anna Fascitelli Fitness Center will launch its own...

New technology in Mainfare used to connect staff to students

TVs will allow for students to share feedback in a modern way Joseph LaChance  | TVs were installed at Mainfaire Dining Hall, displaying student feedback on the menu.

Microsoft Office 365 now free for all URI students

As of Jan. 23, 2019, University of Rhode Island students and faculty now have free access to Microsoft Office 365 to help students prepare for future jobs. With...

Foreign language studies booming

According to the Modern Language Association’s preliminary report, enrollment in foreign language studies in the United States fell by 9.2 percent while it increased by over a hundred students at the University...

Bye-bye Sakai?

The Learning Management System Evaluation Task Force, a committee comprised of students, faculty and staff is examining alternatives to Sakai for the University of Rhode Island. According to...

Harrington students make their way to LA

Photo courtesy of Alyssa Botelho. Three lucky students captured how the Harrington School of Communications and Media changed their lives for the better in sixty-second videos that won them...

Ryan Institute tests new treatment for Alzhemier’s​​ Disease

The University of Rhode Island will launch the BEACON Study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease–marking the first time the University has ever sponsored a clinical drug trial.  

Student Senate 2/6

In this week’s meeting of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate, three and a half hours were spent to pass four bills. Finance Committee Chair Zachary Taylor...

University invests time, money to make residence halls fire safe

Photo by Anna Meassick | The Roger Williams Complex, home to the sophomore slums, is in the process of getting safety renovations. By Andrew Main and Ian Weiner Over the course of the last decade, the...

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