Alumnus focuses research on race, ethnicities

  Domingo Morel is a lecturer in the department of Political Sciences at Wellesley College, whose research program and teaching portfolio focus on racial and ethnic politics. Morel is a University of Rhode Island alumnus...

Asian Student Association promotes diversity

  While all members share an Asian ancestry, diversity is far from lacking within the Asian Student Association. The ASA helps to promote awareness of the varying ethnic and cultural backgrounds between its members in...

Reverend’s son follows in his footsteps with Talent Development

  Nine times out of 10 when Marc Hardge walks past the Multicultural Center on the University of Rhode Island campus, he kisses his hand and touches the 9-foot-tall memorial statue in front of the...

Muslim student discusses his experience with racism   

  One senior mechanical engineering student experienced racism firsthand when he first moved to America. Saad Ilyas moved to the United States when he was 15 years old in 2009. After his older brother graduated from...

Sigma Chi welcomes 58-year-old pledge

The University of Rhode Island’s Sigma Chi Fraternity is proving to everyone that it’s never too late to rush.   Earlier this year, the brothers of Sigma Chi extended a bid and opened their doors...

Art Student Profile: Art belongs to its viewers

Unlike many art students at the University of Rhode Island, Lila Barber did not begin to explore her artistic side until coming to the university. Because so many art majors have been interested in the...

Philosophy Club returns to university

After a brief absence, the University of Rhode Island’s Philosophy Club is back in full force, hosting meetings under new leadership and structure. In 2013, Philosophy Club was popular for its discussion-based meetings where...

Police Profile: meet Officers McCabe and DeTroia

The University of Rhode Island’s Community Resource Officers use their skills and their ages to help them handle situations on campus. Michael McCabe and Nicholas DeTroia are two officers for the University of Rhode...

New master’s oceanography program offered for students

Students at the University of Rhode Island have recently been given the option of a fifth-year master’s level oceanography program that saves them additional years of courses. Started last year, this is a five-year program...

Student from Ghana revisits past and plans for future

In 2003, at 8 years old, Edwin Sam packed up a childhood in Ghana, Africa, and moved to Rhode Island with his older siblings. Now a junior computer science major at the University of...

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