Student reactions to Kavanaugh’s confirmation

On Oct. 6, in a controversial decision, the Supreme Court voted 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court Justice. He was sworn in later that day. Sophomore Johanna Leffler was “really disappointed” in...

Professor Loves Sharks Almost as Much as He Loves His Daughter

Professor Bradley Wetherbee discovered and named a new species of shark after his daughter Laila, both pictured above. Photo courtesy of Bradley Wetherbee. University of Rhode Island Professor Dr....

URI Receives National Recognition Across Various Departments

by Leah Crowley and Julia Moro The University of Rhode Island has recently received significant national recognition in multiple competitive academic areas, partially due to the unique programs offered...

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,...

URI Neuroscientist inducted in prestigious fellowship

Paula Grammas, a neuroscience researcher at the University of Rhode Island, was inducted into the American Association for the Advancement of Science Circle of Fellows for her pioneering Alzheimer’s research. The American Association for...

Meet the Senate: Director of Communications

If you were a pre-med student-athlete with two majors, you might think spending your precious free time on student government would be overkill. Kathleen Mae Uy is more than up to the challenge, currently...

Gym encourages mental and physical wellness

The Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center at the University of Rhode Island has offered a program titled “Writing for Wellness” for two years now. The program is open to all students and aims...

University celebrates International Education Week

The University of Rhode Island is celebrating International Education Week this week to enhance international awareness across campus and to support global learning opportunities both nationally and abroad. “We are a global society and...

Coasting along California: spring break on the West Coast

The coastline is only inches in my reach, showcasing the blue shimmering water below. Daisy, our yellow Volkswagen convertible, has the top down and our hair is flying through the wind, and we’re singing...

Custodial profile: Meet Kerri Dugan

For the past nine years, Kerri Dugan’s typical day as a University of Rhode Island housekeeper starts between 6 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., cleaning the second and third floors of Weldin Hall. On one...

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