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Photo by Anna Meassick | BRU RI offers delicious coffee, doughnuts, and a quiet space for students to study. The newly opened Bru RI Coffee Bar located on Fortin Road offers a bar-like atmosphere with a coffee-shop-style menu for University of Rhode Island students and community members to enjoy. Bru...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 1980 Headline: URI lifts suspension on non-immunized women Twenty-six female students ignored the law that required them to receive an immunization that would prevent contractions of German Measles. The University stated that they would not pursue the females still unvaccinated. Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs...
Photo by Anna Meassick | Gabby Jeronimo and David Hussong face off in an intense game of foosball in the Ram’s Den. This semester, the Ram’s Den at the University of Rhode Island is offering an assortment of free table and arcade games to increase its popularity amongst students. These...
The Office of International Education at the University of Rhode Island recently announced its list of summer 2019 faculty-led study abroad opportunities for students. The programs allow students to earn credits towards their URI or university degree while studying abroad. The programs are open to almost anyone; you don’t have...
Thursday, Nov. 14, 1996 Headline: Student Senate votes to censure, not impeach Twenty-two years ago this week, the URI Student Senate took action against Senator Scott Sanborn for leaking confidential information from a closed session. In censuring Sanborn, the Senate publicly disapproved of his actions and unethical behavior but did...
Thursday, November 5, 1992 Headline: Clinton big winner in R.I., Bush finishes just ahead of Perot Bill Clinton clinched a victory in the traditionally Democratic Rhode Island. Incumbent President George H.W. Bush running for re-election came in second in Rhode Island, just ahead of the independent candidate Ross...
Photo by Greg Clark | Reusable water bottles were given barcodes for students to scan and earn discounts at the school store. Last April, a new program was launched on campus that encourages students to refill reusable water bottles and scan each refill with the Fill it Forward mobile app....
Photo by Anna Meassick | SVO President Brian Coleman. The University of Rhode Island Student Veterans Organization is a small but established club on campus, consisting primarily of students who have previously served in the military and are now pursuing their undergraduate degrees. The SVO meets every Wednesday at 10...
This week 30 years ago in the Cigar: Thursday, Nov. 3, 1988 Headline: Dukakis, DiPrete win in a mock election; 600 students participate The External Affairs Committee of URI’s Student Senate conducted an on-campus poll to preview the 1988 presidential election, as well as the gubernatorial race. Six-hundred students...
Despite the enrollment rate at the University continuing to grow, Enrollment Services says sufficient classroom space is not a concern. There are 105 general assignment classroom spaces available for use at URI. These are classrooms that are not designated for a specific department’s use. In addition, space is available at...