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  Global A landslide triggered by heavy rainfall in El Cambray Dos, Guatemala, has left 161 people dead and over 300 missing. Areas of the village were buried in up to 49 feet of debris after...

Student Senate Report: 2/10

The University of Rhode Island’s Student Senate began their meeting discussing the recognition of a returning organization, Slam Poetry Club. Slam Poetry is an organization seeking students to create, share and talk about poetry....

WATCH: Students go to great lengths to help children overseas

Students at the University of Rhode Island are going to great lengths to give back to children overseas. Karie Orendorff, lecturer in kinesiology at the university, started the program, “Teaching in Tanzania,” three summers...

Dooley receives criticism for response to executive order

          President David M. Dooley addressed the University of Rhode Island community on Monday in reply to Trump’s executive order that restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries.         The order restricts refugee...

New technology in Mainfare used to connect staff to students

TVs will allow for students to share feedback in a modern way Joseph LaChance  | TVs were installed at Mainfaire Dining Hall, displaying student feedback on the menu.

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...

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...

International students weigh in on the presidential candidates

This election has been one of the most controversial topics across the country for months, but how do students from other countries feel about the crazed battle to the finish line between presidential candidates...

Nanotechnology at URI

  Jason Dwyer, Ph. D. is a professor at the University of Rhode Island who runs the Dwyer Research Group. Dwyer is interested in utilizing a fairly new field in science known as nanotechnology. “I’m...

Senate Report: 11/2

In recognition of the Academic Committee's proposal that hours at the Robert L. Carothers Library be extended for finals week and the two weeks prior, Karim B. Boughida, the Dean of University Libraries, came...

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