Fourth annual International Education Week starts Monday

The University of Rhode Island will hold its annual International Education Week sponsored by the office of International Education with events in various buildings throughout campus on Nov. 17 until Nov. 21. International Education Week...

The UnClassroom Project: Goodwill

While many students are restricted to the doldrums of lecture halls, other University of Rhode Island students have taken on the challenge of both regular coursework and outside charity work. The UnClassroom Project is an...

More options for campus healthcare

A new walk-in urgent care clinic in the Kingston Emporium hopes to compliment the University of Rhode Island’s existing Health Services by offering students additional access and choice in their on-campus health care. Family Doctor...

Students study climate at sea

A team of University of Rhode Island scientists are currently at sea in the Atlantic Ocean using sediment cores extracted from up to 6,000 meters down to help understand Earth’s climate. The 38-day expedition, led...

Voters approve Question 4

“Oh that’s great news, I voted for 4!” Yelena Randall, an ocean engineering major at the University of Rhode Island, said. On Tuesday, Rhode Island voters approved Question 4 on the general election ballot allotting...

Classroom initiative sparks global education, change

As you walk to class today, consider how you got here. You most likely performed well in high school, applied to the University, were accepted, paid the fees and enrolled. But for others around...

Rhode Island gubernatorial race gives Raimondo win

Democrat Gina Raimondo won the Rhode Island election on Tuesday, Nov. 5, making her the first Democrat to win a gubernatorial race in the state in 22 years and the first women in Rhode...

Top URI study abroad picks

“Study abroad is a happy time,” said Dania Brandford-Calvo, PhD, director of the International Center. “Students are changing, expanding their world views and getting an education at the same time.” No matter the student’s preferences,...

10 things you’ll catch before Ebola

“We do over 20,000 encounters with students here between September and May...we’re a busy place,” said Dr. Fortunato Procopio, Medical Director of Health Services. With over 150 appointments available per day, the Potter Building...

Update: arming campus police

Pending completion of mandated psychological testing and firearm range training, the University of Rhode Island campus police are on a timeline to be armed at the start of the spring 2015 semester. Now almost halfway...

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