We all know that carrying extra pounds can be bad for your health. Now a URI professor has found that how society treats overweight people makes matters worse. Maya Vadiveloo, assistant professor of nutrition and food sciences in the College of Health Sciences, and Josiemer Mattei, assistant professor of nutrition at Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health, analyzed weight discrimination data from the long-term national study, Midlife Development in the United States. The researchers focused on respondents who reported regularly experiencing...
The University of Rhode Island Feinstein Center for Service Learning will again hold its Be 5K Race/Walk... »
This evening University of Rhode Island students will be running nearly bare around the Kingston Campus... »
Caroline Fredrickson, President of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, will speak about... »
How deep is Earth’s habitable region? Scientists from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School... »
Join us as we kick off the 2016-2017 Season with Pulitzer-Prize- winner David Lindsay Abaire’s funny, edgy contemporary play ~ Good People. The URI Honors colloquium is co-sponsoring Good People in its investigation of “Inequality and the American Dream.”
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