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Assistant professor of public relations Joon Kyoung Kim studies how companies respond to social movements. Photo contributed by Joon Kyoung Kim. As social issues such as systemic racism gain prominence across the country, one University of Rhode Island professor is studying how corporations choose to take stances on such issues. In...
The next time you swipe right on Tinder, text someone you’ve been seeing or share a social media password with a steady partner, make sure you consider how technology has impacted the track of your relationship. Tiffani Kisler and Hans Saint-Eloi Cadley, professors in the department of human development and...
Students and faculty can participate in the Be5K race remotely this year. Graphic from uri.edu. The University of Rhode Island’s annual Be5K will be held virtually this year, but will maintain the same goal of promoting mental health awareness on campus. The Be5K supports the Heather Fund, which was created in...
Following an extension of the Broadway shutout, the theatre department ponders the industry’s future. Photo from ew.com. Following the extension of Broadway’s shutdown until at least June 2021, the University of Rhode Island’s theatre department is reexamining the future of the theatre industry. David T. Howard, chair of the theatre department,...
With new safety regulations being implemented this semester, the art studio department has transitioned from their usual focus on in-person classwork and active participation into online or hybrid courses to keep students safe this semester. Annu Palakunnathu Matthew has been a professor of photography at the University of Rhode Island...
(From left) Jack Cutmore-Scott, John Washington and Robert Pattinson star in Christopher Nolan’s latest film “Tenant.” Photo from Empire Online. As movie theaters slowly reopen across the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic, “Tenet” took the opportunity to be the first major blockbuster to open in theaters, even as other...
URI students engineer mask to detect COVID Engineer Vignesh Ravichandran tries on a mask that monitors COVID-19 symptoms. Photo from URI. A team of students and professors at the University of Rhode Island have created a smart mask that can monitor COVID-19 symptoms and connect the information straight to your phone.  Electrical,...
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship allows students to participate in research on topics such as climate change. Photos courtesy of SURF.  Some people might spend their summers surfing the waves at Narragansett Town Beach, but others may take part in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program at the University...
The Student Entertainment Committee is still working on planning events for students to attend while following covid-19 guidelines. Graphic courtesy of SEC. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has limited in-person activities, the University of Rhode Island’s Student Entertainment Committee (SEC) is still planning virtual and socially-distanced in-person events to create a...
Students can participate in volunteer opportunities through URI club S.A.V.E.S. Photos contributed by S.A.V.E.S. Students Actively Volunteering and Engaging in Service (S.A.V.E.S.), a club at the University of Rhode Island committed to community service, won’t let COVID-19 stop them from helping the local community.  As new regulations have been implemented for...