Imagination to creation in the Makerspace

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The library is not just a place for studying for exams, it’s also a space to be creative in the Makerspace. PHOTO CREDIT: Matt Goralnick If you name it, you can create it at the...

A small structure for a sky full of stars

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URI planetarium faces financial, accessibility issues Tucked behind the Kirk Center for Advanced Technology along Upper College Road, the world’s second-smallest planetarium lies dormant. Typically used by astronomy classes prior to the pandemic, it has been...

Hunger Center Director looks to combat local food insecurity

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Professor Kathleen Gorman runs URI’s Hunger Center and works to combat food insecurity throughout the state. PHOTO CREDIT: Nick Pierson Every college student seems to identify as poor and hungry. It’s a stereotype perpetuated by television,...

Pharmacy professor acknowledged with national lifetime achievement award

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Rhode Island resident, URI alum and professor, Robert Dufresne, talks about winning the Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award, and the ultimate reward of giving back to students. PHOTO CREDIT: uri.edu Robert Dufresne has been at...

‘Folly or fear’

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Writing and rhetoric professor studies death, food LuAnne Roth’s research focuses on zombies, death and food. PHOTO CREDIT: Melissa Marchese LuAnne Roth, a senior lecturer of writing and rhetoric at the University of Rhode Island, has...

R.I. Journalism Hall of Fame inducts Cigar alum

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Steward of local news speaks to 33 years reporting One of the newest inductees of the Rhode Island Press Hall of Fame is set to join some of Rhode Island’s most acclaimed news journalists. PHOTO...

An Unfiltered Exchange: Kelli Fay-Wolfe

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Kelli Fay-Wolfe shares what led her to be a professor at URI in the math department. PHOTO CREDIT: uri.edu Sometimes unplanned journeys take you exactly to where you are supposed to be, and math lecturer...

Film, theatre major ‘shines’ bright at research showcase

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Undergraduate student wins best humanities poster Audrey Visscher, a senior film and theatre double major, led the design of the “Silent Sky’s” lighting at URI and won an award for her work. PHOTO CREDIT: Nick...

Native Iowan adapts to life in Rhody

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 Lucas DeWitt spent much of his life in Iowa as an active member of the University of Iowa’s community before moving to Rhode Island. PHOTO CREDIT: Nick Pierson Between studying as a full-time graduate student...

Cape Verdean Student Association shares diaspora culture

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Pasada dancing, traditional foods and learning new languages can all be found at the Cape Verdean Student Association (CVSA).  Cape Verde, or Cabo Verde in the native language of Portuguese, is a country made up...
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