GSO professor discovers numerous impacts offshore wind farm has on marine life

Photo by Anna Meassick | Wind turbines are becoming increasingly popular in the sustainable energy field. A professor at the University of Rhode Island has discovered that noise generated by the wind farm located off...

Thanatology program helps students academically and personally

The University of Rhode Island’s Thanatology program within the College of Nursing allows students to study how death affects behavior. Thanatology is a very broad topic that includes many different aspects of how death affects...

Student senate prepares town hall on parking, transportation

On Oct. 25 the Student Senate will hold a town hall to discuss ongoing parking and transportation issues on campus. The event will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union...

Student Senate 10/17/18

This week’s meeting of the University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate was brief with little debate. During the report of the Campus Affairs Committee, Senator Ryan Menard spoke on the topic of student pay...

News You Should Know

Local News- On Oct. 16, the Rhode Island Department of Health approved a petition from parents, allowing them to use medical marijuana to treat children with autism. This petition was filed in April, which requested...

Police Beat: 10/11-10/17

Photo by Anna Meassick Thursday, Oct. 11 At 12:58 p.m., there was a motor vehicle accident on Flagg Road. A report was filed. At 10:10 p.m., a smell of marijuana was reported at Aldrich Hall. It was...

URI awarded a Green Ribbon school for environmentally friendly campus

Photo by Anna Meassick | The University continues to make efforts to be more sustainable, from picking up litter to LEED buildings. The United States Department of Education named the University of Rhode Island a...

Clery Report shows no major increase of on-campus crime

The Department of Public Safety released the annual Clery Report last week, which listed the number of reportable crimes committed on all five of the University of Rhode Island’s campuses. The Clery Report contained...

Talent Development celebrates 50 years

Photo by Anna Meassick | Taft Hall is home to the Talent Development program, a program that helps in-state students succeed at URI. The University of Rhode Island’s Talent Development program celebrated its 50th year...

Roosevelt Hall awarded for historic preservation

Photo by Melissa Pellegrino | Renovations on Roosevelt Hall to preserve the historic building were completed in Spring of 2017. Two state offices have worked together to award Eleanor Roosevelt Hall a Rhody award for...

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