Juliana Lepore

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The Center for Career and Experiential Education (CCEE) at the University of Rhode Island is bringing in nearly 15 different companies across different fields in the College of Arts and Sciences to speak with students virtually. In this “lunch and listen” series, students will have the opportunity to speak virtually...
Lot aims to ease traffic issues, produce solar energy URI has begun construction on a new Plains Road South Lot that will open next Fall. PHOTO CREDIT: Greg Clark To combat the traffic caused by parking congestion at the University of Rhode Island, a new parking lot will be built on...
Last Thursday, URI honored its veterans on the Quad. PHOTO CREDIT: Melissa Marchese Armistice Day, known to many as Veterans Day, is a day that holds a lot of meaning to the University of Rhode Island’s Student Veterans Organization. To celebrate Armistice Day, veterans, community members and students gathered in front...

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New comedy improv theater opens in Pawtucket As a newly established theater, Kismet Improv has made itself a space for education and entertainment for Rhode Island residents. PHOTO CREDIT: kismetimprov.com Watch out, Pawtucket! The new Kismet Improv comedy theater is bringing improv and comedy performances, classes and entertainment to Rhode Island. Kismet...
Gender & women’s studies event remotely brings trans authors to campus P. Carl joined Merideth Talusan at URI to talk about their personal experiences in public as transgender activists and what inspired their latest award-winning stories. PHOTO CREDIT: pcarl.com The University of Rhode Island gender and women’s studies department hosted two...
As the University College of Academic Success (UCAS) tries to find a new dean, right now they’re working from within. PHOTO CREDIT: Contributed by uri.edu Nearly three months after the retirement of its former dean of 35 years, the University of Rhode Island’s University College of Academic Success (UCAS) has...
URI’s very own improv group, Rhody Ridiculousness welcomes fans of comedy into the holiday season as they hold their first in-person event since COVID-19 started.  PHOTO CREDIT: James Singer To kick off “Halloweekend” on Friday, Oct. 29, Rhody Ridiculousness filled Swan Hall Auditorium with laughter for their first in-person show...
A “Ghost” pumpkin was featured with many others at this year’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. PHOTO CREDIT: Contributed by Juliana Lepore The Roger Williams Park Zoo’s annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular was a real hit this year, featuring pumpkins carved through the decades of music. For a nice fall activity, my friend and I decided...
Senior theatre major Erik Robles was granted the first annual Gamm Fellowship Program by the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre. PHOTO CREDIT: Contributed by Erik Robles The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, located in Warwick, granted University of Rhode Island senior theatre major Erik Robles with its first annual Gamm Fellowship Program for emerging...
The University of Rhode Island hosted it’s 6th annual guitar festival in front of both a live audience and over the airways. PHOTO CREDIT: Nadia Sutyrina The University of Rhode Island music department kicked off their sixth annual guitar festival with a well-attended concert at the Pump House, raising...
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