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Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. The University of Rhode Island now offers a flexible, nonprofit administration major  geared towards non-traditional college students within the College of Education and Professional Studies. Peter Nye, one of the program’s professors, said that the program emphasizes four key themes: social innovation, data-driven decision making, leadership processes...
URI’s neuroscience program welcomes its inaugural class this semester. Graphic by Elizabeth Wong. After many years of development, the University of Rhode Island’s Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) welcomed its first class of undergraduate students this fall. The INP offers students a four-year Bachelor of Science program with three major tracks that...
Media Equipment Center employee, Luke Santell, is eager to see what Ranger Hall will be like after renovations. Photo by Grace DeSanti. Renovations of the upper-three floors in Ranger Hall will begin in February 2022 and be completed by the following fall semester. The construction delays for Ranger Hall due to...
The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed lab research at the University of Rhode Island this semester, according to several professors and students across different research departments, including chemical engineering and the Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory. Arjit Bose is one of many professors on campus who said the pandemic has affected...
The Narragansett Bay Campus is gearing up for major upgrades such as a new pier and buildings. Photo by Grace DeSanti. A new pier and two new buildings will be added to the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay Campus in the coming years, which will be funded by the...
Students gathered together for International Education Week in the Memorial Union. Photo by Autumn Walter. International Education Week is being held at the University of Rhode Island, with different events each day for students, faculty and staff.  The week kicked off on Monday with “Taste The World” and “The World in...
The Rhode to Health mobile unit is facing several setbacks and has not been in use for weeks. Photo from URI. Last year, the University of Rhode Island unveiled the Rhode to Health mobile unit, but recent setbacks have largely prevented the unit from being taken into the communities...
Why wait until after graduation to start developing one’s professional career?  The University of Rhode Island offers several pre-professional clubs on campus that are completely student-run. Students described them as a helpful way to get insight and guidance into what it takes to become a professional in some specific and...
Many trees and plants around campus are tagged with their Latin names and their place of origin. Photo by Chris Crosby. Numerous trees on campus have been tagged by the plant sciences professor While walking around campus, have you ever noticed that some of the trees have a metal plaque...
The URI Student Affairs app is new, improved and still not working. Image from App Store. The app now includes health services, parking and housing uses The University of Rhode Island has recently updated its dining services app with new features that include many more aspects of student affairs.  The new...