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Shark Club works to give sharks a good name.  Dive into your love for sharks with URI’s shark club. Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. The University of Rhode Island’s Shark Club focuses on raising awareness and fostering curiosity for sharks, helping with...
Film student Lionel Jefferies takes his film production class online. Photo by Grace DeSanti. Students and staff in the University of Rhode Island’s film media program are finding creative ways to conduct classes and produce work despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Film...
Hello my little squirrely acorn gatherers, my beautifully rock-hard golden chestnuts, my fiery-orange oak leaf dangling off a branch ready to fly through the autumn wind. I hope you all had a peaceful night's sleep with soothing dreams filled with whatever you find comforting....
Good morning my lovely roasted coffee beans. Do you also feel like a newly harvested coffee bean, roasted, ground by the hands of an adoring coffee addict and being brewed through a French press? If so, we are one.  Speaking of coffee, the fashion...
 URI is now offering a program that allows students to receive a certificate for cannabis studies. Graphic by Elizabeth Wong.  At the start of the fall semester, the University of Rhode Island kicked off their very first session of certificate of cannabis studies, welcoming...
Dive Research Education and Training gets students scuba
 Students can get their scuba diving experience by training with the Dive Research Education and Training Program. Photos by James McIntosh.  For students interested in deepening their knowledge of aquatic environments, the Dive...
Former Deputy Director at NASA’s Earth Science Division Paula Bontempi is now the new dean of URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography. Photo from uri.edu In August 2020, the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) welcomed Dr. Paula Bontempi as its new...
Good day my rays of glistening moonbeams. Although I do not know who you are, I just have a feeling deep below my epidermis that you are looking especially beautiful today. Your skin is glowing, your hair smells like the morning dew on a warm spring day...
Author Bina Venkataraman explained why it’s important to plan for future personal and societal success during a Zoom seminar on Sept. 30. The event was held to promote Venkataraman’s book, “The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age.” Through her research and writing...
There is no question about it: COVID has made life more challenging for many people. Perhaps it’s the constant worry in the back of your mind about what you touched, who touched it before you and the millions of germ cells you may possibly be infecting yourself...