Interesting Class Feature: Life in the Universe    

  Extraterrestrial life is not the first option to come to mind for most students attempting to fulfill their natural science general education requirement, but one professor has made it possible to do so. Dr. Arthur...

Student-run online news source plans to relaunch site

  A group of students from the University of Rhode Island and other universities have started their own online source for sports and news, which they have compared to the content of the popular Barstool...

Art Student Profile: creating art without digital technology

Despite constant advances in digital photography and digital editing tools, one senior art student has shown true dedication to the time-tested methods of printmaking. At first Maya Stern, a student at the University of...

Philosophy Club

  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 Lieutenant Chalek

  Some police officers at the University of Rhode Island have had extensive policing backgrounds even before they began their work at the university. Michael Chalek, lieutenant for the police department, knew he wanted to become...

Professor works toward equality for students with disabilities in and out of the classroom

As she searched through a wooden desk looking for pictures of her two children, Associate Professor Celest Martin remembered the day her son was diagnosed with autism 26 years ago at the age of...

Art Student Profile: Unifying nature and humanity

  While many students and artists alike may stray from conflict, one student at the University of Rhode Island uses it to enhance her work. Senior art major Amanda Perry is a printmaker and a painter,...

Police Profile: meet Chief Baker

Every career begins somewhere, and the chief of University of Rhode Island Police, Stephen Baker,  began his career as the first police major the university has ever seen. Baker, who is also the director of...

Engineers for a Sustainable World construct vertical garden

  The University of Rhode Island’s Engineers for a Sustainable World are working to bring sustainability to the community through conservation and community projects. In the past few years, ESW has worked on a project...

‘Sex in the Text’: discussing sex in the Torah

The University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Center launched the first installment of its radical discussions on risqué subjects within the Jewish faith last Thursday night. Entitled “Taboo Talks,” the discussion was the first in...

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