The newest exhibit in the Fine Arts Center showcases graffiti art, some of which was painted right on the gallery walls.
URI students may now earn a BA degree in Chinese; new major covers language and cultural skills to compete in the global economy. (more)
2011 Fred Joyal Film Prize Winners Announced (More)
Dr. Bernice Lott has been awarded the American Psychological Foundation 2011 Gold Medal for Life Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest for her work on social changes, including pioneering work in the psychology of women and her recent success in creation of a permanent APA committee on issues of social class. She will be recognized at APA August 5.
Dr. John Grandin, URI Professor Emeritus of German and Executive Director Emeritus of the IEP, will receive the ADFL (Association of Departments of Foreign Languages) Distinguished Service Award from the Modern Language Association "for his many transformative contributions to shaping the future of foreign languages and literatures as a discipline." A special session will be called in his honor at the MLA Annual Convention in Seattle in January 2012.
Check out the video about the Harrington School of Communication and Media, created by URI alum Dan Riordan's Gnarly Bay Productions:
URI Theatre 2013/2014 Season:
by Annie Weisman
"How The Other Half Lives"
by Alan Ayckbourn
"Crimes of the Heart"
by Beth Henley
by Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse
For more information click Here
For a copy of the Season Flyer click Here
Audition information for "Chicago" and "Crimes of the Heart" Here
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