URI Foundation names new executive president

On Oct. 31, the University of Rhode Island Foundation elected Lorne Adrain as its executive board chair. You may have heard of him from his recent candidacy for mayor of Providence, but did you...

Renowned reporter, alumna triples lecture endowment

A tripled increase to the Christiane Amanpour Lecture series endowment will bring journalism students more opportunities on global perspectives from renowned and seasoned reporters. The series began in 2008 when Amanpour, CNN’s chief international correspondent...

Professor examines sea level changes through salt marshes

  Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are currently involved in several ongoing projects where they use salt marshes to further their understanding of the relationship between sea level change and climate change. A...

Police Beat 3/9 – 3/13

  On Wednesday, March 9, at 1:55 p.m., a report was filed for a larceny incident in the Memorial Union on Lower College Road. On Wednesday, March 9, at 7:56 p.m., University Police were notified of...

News you should know

Local: Richard Wallace, a resident of Rhode Island, has broken the North American giant pumpkin record at the Frerichs Farm Pumpkin Weigh Off in Warren, Rhode Island. The record-setting pumpkin weighed over 2,261 pounds, which...

Student Senate report: 10/15

The Student Senate voted to recognize NESA as an unfunded student organization. This club says they meet twice a week to help members practice for competitions. The competitions are once a year and they...

Students, faculty support local Parkinson’s 5K

Photos courtesy of RIADPA | Runners start the 5K course at Goddard Park in East Greenwich, Rhode Island for the Annual Optimism Run/Walk to benefit Parkinson's Disease Last week, the American Parkinson's Disease Association hosted...

Bay Campus strives for oceanic awareness

Nestled against Narragansett Bay is the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, home of what some people consider the most interesting research in the world. This campus is home to many facilities and...

URI hosts Charlie Hebdo discussion

Wednesday night,a panel presentation from University of Rhode Island professors and students led to cultured discussion about the Jan. 7 Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris and the terrorist attacks that followed around the city...

Student Senate report: 10/7

The University of Rhode Island Student Senate began its meeting in an unconventional way with a 15-minute recess. After reorganizing, the Senate made headway by reviewing the financial funding of The Photography Club. The Photography...

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