‘Winter wonderland’ for the mobility impaired

For many students the winter months are all about the cancelled classes and staying inside as much as possible  But for the mobility impaired, navigating a college campus can be mentally and physically draining,...

University reacts to winter weather

Since Jan. 26, at least 24 inches of snow buried the University of Rhode Island, bringing three full snow days, a half day cancellation and an icy, slushy mess to clean up. According to the...

Group tests hope to up anatomy success

A recent change in all sections of BIO 121, a general education course for the anatomy major, has some University of Rhode Island students breathing a sigh of relief after testing in the class...

The Student Senate Report: February 5, 2015

The University of Rhode Island Student Senate approved recognition and funding for the Talent Development Student Advisory Council last night. The Talent Development Student Advisory Council, also known as TD SAC,  will serve as an...

Indicted pharmacy professor remains employed by URI

University of Rhode Island pharmacy professor Michelle Caetano Thomas was indicted in December in connection with tainted drugs produced by her employer, the New England Compounding Center, that killed 64 people in the midwest. Up...

J Term class offers real-life networking

The Winter J Term class, ITR300: Engage with the Professional World: Exploring the Job Market in Communication and Media, was introduced to University of Rhode Island this past Winter J Term. Gail Lowney Alofsin, who...

URI Dining Services favors local vendors

Many college dining halls may face speculation about where the food they serve really comes from. But according to Michael McCullough, associate administrator and food buyer for Dining Services at the University of Rhode...

Delayed grading has potential to increase fails

Many students know the pressure and anxiety that accompanies any class where the teacher is notorious for handing back grades months after an assignment was due, or waiting until the last day to post...

College tests students’ mental stability

Higher levels of stress after making the transition from high school to college are a reality for many college students. At the University of Rhode Island, this issue is prevalent throughout all grades. Whether...

URI Hillel hosts annual Shabbat

The University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Jewish Student Organization is working towards cultural and religious harmony through their fourth annual Avi Schaefer Jewish/Muslim/Multicultural Shabbat dinner this Friday, February 6th. Avi Schaefer attended Brown University after...

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