University names new police chief

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Michael Jagoda receives promotion after six years in Kingston URI Police reveal their new director of public safety and chief police executive, Maj. Michael Jagoda. PHOTO CREDIT: Nick Pierson The new director of public safety and...

R.I. Press Association Hall of Fame inducts URI professor

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Reporter, creative writer,  ‘repository of knowledge’ Betty Cotter, an adjunct professor of journalism and writing and rhetoric at the University of Rhode Island, was inducted into the Rhode Island Press Association Hall of Fame this...

Let’s get this bread

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Local bakery finds new space in Wakefield Jeff Collins, the bread man and owner of South County Bread Company, finds new life passion in breadmaking. PHOTO CREDIT: Melissa Marchese Starting in the ovens of Kingston Pizza,...

When science meets writing

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Madison Jones brings together two passions Writing and rhetoric and natural resources sciences professor Madison Jones combines his passions for writing and science in the classroom. PHOTO CREDIT: uri.edu Madison Jones, an assistant professor of the...

New political science professor ‘excited’ to share experience

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Perri Leviss to engage students civically, politically Political science Professor Perri Leviss is excited to bring her field experience into the classroom.PHOTO CREDIT: uri.edu After completing her doctorate in public policy at the University of Massachusetts...

An unfiltered exchange: Coffee with Amanda Izenstark

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When she’s not researching in-between the bookshelves of Robert L. Carothers Library, Amanda Izenstark can be found shaping the minds of students as well as the University of Rhode Island’s understanding of information literacy. Izenstark,...

Criminology student researches impact of solitary confinement

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URI College of Arts and Sciences fellow Hannah Beaucaire spent this summer creating a video series on solitary confinement reform. PHOTO CREDIT: uri.edu In recent years, solitary confinement has been largely reassessed as a form...

URI alumni improving oceans at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

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URI alums Dave Bailey ‘08 and Sara Shapiro ‘19 work at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in hopes to save the oceans. PHOTO CREDIT: whoi.edu Two University of Rhode Island alums are striving to protect...

The ideal temperature: 193 Degrees

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The original staff of 193 Degrees Coffeehouse from its opening in 1994. Photo Courtesy of Adam Naftalin-Kelman. The original idea for 193 Degrees Coffeehouse was brewed up on a Sunday morning in Butterfield Dining Hall...

New political science professor helps develop online accelerated masters program

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Professor Karen Sweeting uses her past 20 years of experience in the public sector to offer a new approach to public administration.  After working for over 20 years in the public sector, Karen Sweeting is...
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