WATCH: URI unveils new chemistry facility

The University of Rhode Island began the semester by unveiling the new chemistry building on campus. Richard E. Beaupre spoke during the ribbon cutting ceremony. "This is the greatest honor I've ever had in...

Professor makes strides to ‘read minds’

Walter Besio, University of Rhode Island professor and electrical, computer, and biomedical engineer, has invented and patented an electrode that helps him “read minds. Besio, an expert in neural engineering, rehabilitation engineering, and physiological control,...

Club founder reflects on success, puppies

University of Rhode Island senior Caitlyn Landry didn’t find an organization on campus that interested her during her freshman year, so she started one herself. Puppy Raisers, an organization that raises and trains future service...

Psychology professor presents a unique class, rare Hamilton project

Doctor Marguerite Capone is introducing a new idea to her PSY 235 course on Theories of Personalities, incorporating a special project to go along with her typical psychology exams. This project is for her...

Art Student Profile: using art as an escape

  As a pre-med student who is busy studying for the upcoming MCAT and preparing for medical school, being able to work on her art minor has been a great outlet for her creative side. Olivia...

URI students present new underground literary magazine

Just this year, a group of University of Rhode Island english majors joined together to create the university’s first underground literary magazine, “Etherbound,” which accepts submissions of all forms of creative writing. Etherbound, which...

Police Profile: meet Sgt. Vieira

While most members of police departments spend a majority of their time working with people to help others, one officer is also an active member and instructor with search and rescue dogs. Sgt. Erica Vieira...

Walk and Talk: reflections from graduating seniors

Graduating students at the University of Rhode Island have insight into the transformation that happens for students throughout the college experience. To try and learn from individual experiences, I interviewed three senior students, Cedrik Samson,...

Art Student Profile: Rendering nostalgia and comfort

  Nora Nuzzolo, a fourth-year art student, takes a novel approach to her material, both subject matter and physical medium. She is a printmaker with a focus in relief printing and botanical and floral imagery,...

Police Profile: meet Lieutenant Donohue

  University Police Lieutenant Michael Donohue has worked for the University of Rhode Island for the past 27 years, but he has spent his whole life working for different areas of emergency personnel. At 18,...

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