Contraceptives on campus

It is important for students at the University Rhode Island to understand and debunk any myths and misconceptions about contraceptives, be aware of the most common methods and know how to procure them on...

2014 Diversity Week to focus on responsibilities of the government

The University of Rhode Island’s 18th annual Diversity Week is focused on defining the responsibility that government has to its citizens. From Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, the two principle topics on the Multicultural...

Opportunities open for students through Johnson & Wales partnership

The University of Rhode Island and Johnson & Wales University have begun a partnership that that will benefit URI students who wish to pursue a graduate degree in physician assistant studies. Provisionally accredited through the...

Meditation: a tool for stress relief

Is stress already hitting you hard? You don’t have to look further than within yourself for the remedy. Though it has been around for thousands of years, mindfulness meditation is an up-and-coming practice in our...

Catholic group prepares for annual Nicaragua mission trip

For the seventh year in a row, URI’s Newman Club will be sponsoring a mission trip to Nicaragua to aid abandoned and disabled children. From January 2-8, Fr. Matthew Glover, director of URI’s Catholic Center,...

Police beat: September 18, 2014

On September 14, a female student from New York reported that an unknown individual vandalized her car between noon and 6 p.m. Her car was parked in the Plains Road commuter lot when the...

Computer science program looks to attract, retain students

The University of Rhode Island’s Computer Science department is making a strong effort to build a more computer literate future by creating courses at the grade school level. The URI’s Cyber Security program, consisting of...

Campus construction update

The University of Rhode Island’s new chemistry building is set to open in the spring of 2016, and students are looking forward to a quieter campus upon its completion. The new chemistry building has been...

URI employees top state payroll

It could come as a surprise to many University of Rhode Island students and Rhode Island taxpayers to learn that the list of top-earning state workers does not include any top legislators or even...

Honors colloquium recognizes cybersecurity as 21st century threat

Deemed a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security, the University of Rhode Island is playing to its strengths with...

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