Campus prepares for winter, emergencies

Preparations for emergencies happen long before the situations themselves emerge, and at the University of Rhode Island the Office of Emergency Management is behind the scenes preparing.  . URI is Rhode Island’s first higher...

VIDEO: URI prioritizes campus safety preparation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLaFAWO4mXk&feature=youtu.be We are all too familiar with the tragic school shootings across the country that have taken the lives of many in recent years. Experts say that the rate of these tragedies stands statistically unchanged...

URI mourns professor Bob Leuci

  Film and English Professor Robert Leuci of the University of Rhode Island passed away Monday, Oct. 12 after complications from surgery. His passing came as a surprise to many of his students, most of...

Police Beat: 10/12 to 10/18

On Monday, Oct. 12. at 9:24 p.m., the smell of marijuana brought university police to the stone wall near the Wellness Center. A notification of the incident was made. On Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 10...

Student Senate report 10/21

  Student Senate focused last week’s meeting on finishing the freshman campus senate elections. After the elections had taken place, freshman representative candidates Will Kramer and Sam Lawrence were disqualified for having campaign materials within...

News you should know

  Local According to Providence officials, the City Council is introducing an even more restrictive ban of cigarette use in public. Just this year, Council President Michael Solomon and Majority Leader Seth Yurdin have implemented a...

URI brings students into the housing conversation

  Here’s how the typical first semester hall meeting goes, “Hi! Welcome to your new home. Here are a few rules for the community. Oh, and don’t forget to fill out this survey letting us...

VIDEO: Students take action to provide health care to communities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HAjnkh04Kg A newly recognized organization at the University of Rhode Island is giving students the opportunity to give back to the community. Volunteers Around the World is a nation-wide organization that works to bring healthcare and...

2014 Clery Report breakdown

An annual report released by the University of Rhode Island last week revealed that the majority of crimes reported to the university happen on the Kingston Campus. Every college and university in the United States...

New online nursing degree now offered

  Beginning last month, the University of Rhode Island now offers three new, online programs, including one for nursing, RN to BS. The program for RN to BS allows current registered nurses to take online courses...

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