Textiles and Merchandising Event Attracts US Politicians, Business Leaders, Professors, Students

Students Nathan Ankomah-Mensah, Muhammed Enayetur Rahman, Billy Connelli, Kiran Thakur, Gozde Cay and Professor Kunal Mankodiya demonstrate materials from the wearable biosensing lab. Photo by Nora Lewis. By Abbie Judson and Erin Hassman On Monday,...

URI Offers Increased Mental Health Services On-Campus

JED hosted Fresh Check Day back in October in order to encourage positive mental health. Photo by Anna Meassick. As of October, the University of Rhode Island is a part of a nationwide program called the JED program that...

Student Employee Pay a Cause for Concern

Student employees work hard during the lunch rush in Ram’s Den. Photo by Anna Meassick Last semester, student employees at the University of Rhode Island voiced concerns about the lack of wage disparity between different levels of student employment....

GSO Professors Set to Work in the Gulf of Mexico

The map above displays where all of the research beacons will be placed in the Gulf in order to study the loop current. Photo courtesy of Kathleen Donahue. The Oceanography Department at the University of Rhode Island has received...

Flu Cases Rise at URI

The University of Rhode Island is experiencing an increase in the number of Flu and Flu Like Illnesses (ILI), mirroring trends in the state and the rest of the country. According to the Rhode Island Department of Health,...

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Julia Moro
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