Students kick off Launch Lab Workshops with photography panel

The University of Rhode Island Innovation Labs began its “Launch Lab Workshops” series Wednesday, Feb. 7, with a student-led panel discussion about photography, where students detail their own experiences and work. The three student photographers running the panel, Christian Dior, Ebenezer Falaye and Nate Huncho, began by discussing their distinct paths to becoming photographers. Dior…

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Keaney Gym: legacy built on hardwood

Keaney Gym has been standing strong in Kingston, Rhode Island for just over 70 years and its presence on the University of Rhode Island’s campus cannot be overstated. Despite the complex being overtaken by its fundamental successor, the adjacent Ryan Center, there remains many current uses for Keaney Gym. According to the Campus Recreation website,…

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Coffee with a professor: Ben Anderson

Amidst the ebb and flow of creating art and supporting his family, Ben Anderson found his way back to Rhode Island, where he creates his own sculptures while teaching students to be fluid with their learning. Anderson is a professor of three-dimensional art and sculpture, as well as the chair of the Fine Arts Department…

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What did URI’s furry friend do over break?

The University of Rhode Island’s visiting therapy dog, Atle, returned from winter break to greet students on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at the Robert L. Carothers Library. Atle is a registered therapy dog with Pet Partners, an organization that trains therapy animals to interact with the public. Atle was posted in the front of the library…

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