The College of Arts & Sciences is URI's largest College, with 4,400 students in 43 undergraduate and 15 graduate programs. Our focus is on a vibrant liberal arts core, which we teach within a research university setting. The administrative home of the College is Chafee Hall; our eight-story building is URI's tallest.
Attention undergraduate students! Up to $3,000 is available through the Paul H. Conway Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition. See more info here.
Check out the video about the Harrington School of Communication and Media, created by URI alum Dan Riordan's Gnarly Bay Productions:
URI Theatre 2014/2015 Season:
by Theresa Rebeck
by Jeff Whitty
"All My Sons"
by Arthur Miller
"As You Like It"
by William Shakespeare
For more information click Here
For a copy of the Season Flyer click Here
Audition information for "Seminar" and "Avenue Q" Here
KINGSTON, R.I., Nov. 17, 2014 – For several years, the University of Rhode Island, partnering with Rhode Island Hospital, has offered a program for students with a passion for physics and medicine – and now it’s reached a milestone...
Using a 50-year-old technology that’s been reinvented as an archaeological tool, Kate Johnson ’06 digs up the lost farms of New England
Big Thinkers in the College of Arts and Sciences:
2014 graduate Sylvia Bogusz
Major: Communication studies, Italian
Look at Sylvia Bogusz’s resume, and you might think—just another college over-achiever. Think again. Nowhere does she list her triumphs over near-fatal injuries she suffered when a drunken driver hit her in 2007, nor does she let that define her. Read more
Former URI Soccer player participating in the 2014 World Cup for the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team
If former Rhody soccer player Geoff Cameron’s big idea was to play in the World Cup, then he’s going to need a new big idea. That’s because he is now on the U.S. men’s national team roster for the 2014 World Cup this summer in Brazil, and he’s already competed with the team in a win against Ghana and a tied match with Portugal in the competition’s opening round. Read more