Professors, politicians, military personnel discuss coastal resiliency

The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography held a coastal resiliency symposium on Tuesday to discuss the dangers climate change could have on coastal communities. Four coastal experts made up the...

Police Beat: 10/18-10/24

Thursday, Oct. 18 At 12:11 p.m., a motor vehicle accident was reported at the Fine Arts Center Parking Lot. A report was filed. At 10:27 p.m., an animal complaint was made at the intersection between Upper...

News You Should Know

Top Stories: A migrant caravan of about 7,000 Guatemalans, Hondurans and other Central Americans, is making its way north through Mexico in hopes of crossing the U.S. border.  President Trump has already made multiple controversial...

Student Senate 10/14

During the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate meeting this week, there was heavy debate over the censure, a formal expression of disapproval, of two senators as well as several clubs recognized by Senate. A...

Gubernatorial Debate draws large crowd, discusses important Rhode Island values

Article by Laura Weick and Mary Lind Photo by Laura Weick | (Left to right) Joe Trillo, William Gilbert, Gov. Gina Raimondo and Mayor Allan Fung. The University of Rhode Island, the Providence Journal and the...

Professor helps thousands with speech anxiety

Photo courtesy of Robert Burns. Robert Burns, a communications professor at the University of Rhode Island has spent many years working with over 16,000 people to overcome their speech anxiety. From NFL players, to popstars, professors...

URI shows their support for mental health awareness

The University of Rhode Island encouraged students and community members to engage in dialogue about mental health at the third annual Fresh Check Day event held on the Quadrangle yesterday. University College, the...

Writing course to facilitate donation drive

Shortage of affordable housing, temporary unemployment, a sudden medical emergency that bankrupts and uproots a family, disability that prevents someone from working or causes workplace discrimination, addiction, domestic violence and mental illness—these are some...

This week’s Honors Colloquium highlights survivor turned activist

Photo by Joseph Lachance | Loretta Ross address the crowd on Tuesday night, discussing reproductive rights for women. As part of the 2018 Honors Colloquium Lecture series, the University of Rhode Island hosted Loretta Ross,...

Established journalist to deliver URI’s Amanpour Lecture

Media credit: Charles Syles/ Bravo/ NBBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images The 11th annual Christiane Amanpour Lecture series organized by the University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media will host Carole Radziwill...

This week's top stories: