Student Senate report: 11/17

  Student Senate focused its meeting on internal elections. Senate had to vote from a large range of competitive applicants across four different positions: freshman representative, off-campus representative, on-campus representative and at-large representative. There were...

Police Beat 11/9 to 11/15

  On Monday, Nov. 9 at 1:29 p.m., university police were notified of an incident of trespassing on Lower College Road and a report was filed. On Monday, Nov. 9 at 9:57 p.m., a report was...

Harrington School students visit NBC, act as studio audience

The Big Apple offered some media experience for myself and 47 University of Rhode Island Harrington Students yesterday afternoon--we were in the audience for a live taping of the Meredith Vieira show.   Students were...

Bigger, better Butterfield holds grand opening

On Friday afternoon, Butterfield Dining Hall was given an official grand re-opening after the completion of the last outdoor and rooftop construction. At the grand opening University of Rhode Island faculty, staff, students and...

University celebrates new home for Harrington School

  The Harrington School of Communications and Media launched a $6.3 million project to renovate the entire first floor of Ranger Hall last Friday. The planned construction, slated to be done in the fall of...

Diwali celebration gears up for illuminating night

  The University of Rhode Island’s Indian Student Association is continuing its decade-long tradition of hosting Diwali, the Festival of Lights, on Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Memorial Union. While...

Police Beat 11/3 to 11/8

  On Monday, Nov. 2 at 5:11 p.m., university police were notified of an act of vehicular vandalism at the Chi Omega sorority house on Fraternity Circle. A report was filed. On Tuesday, Nov. 3 at...

URI students not required to participate in sexual assault course

University of Rhode Island students are not required to take the sexual assault awareness course that they were notified about via email earlier this month. The email, sent by Roxanne Gomes and the URI...

Fine Arts Center renovation in works for 2017

  The University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center renovation and remodel is “at the top of the list of priorities for fiscal year 2017,” J. Vernon Wyman, the assistant vice president of Business Services,...

URI ROTC promotes gender equality

  Some female students at the University of Rhode Island are adding military science classes and labs to learn the tactics useful for future officers to their already-full course loads. The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, otherwise...

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