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Dean's Welcome

Arts & Sciences is URI's largest and most diverse College, with 4,400 majors in 43 undergraduate and 15 graduate programs, combining a vibrant liberal arts core within a research university setting. Study our intellectual and cultural heritage, the physical and biological world, or leading-edge communications and computing—the foundations of our socio-political, economic, and natural world. Enjoy our myriad academic-year musicals, join us for theatrical performances, or visit our Arts Galleries contemporary exhibits year-round. You are most welcome!

New or current students—or alumni interested in your old College—this website is for you. Faculty and staff—here is convenient help with the business of the College. Please, let us know what you think. Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.

—Winifred Brownell, Dean

news and notes

Check out the new video about the Harrington School of Communication and Media, created by URI alum Dan Riordan's Gnarly Bay Productions:


URI Theatre 2013/2014 Season:

"Be Aggressive

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

Press Releases for the College of Arts & Sciences:

Two URI research teams recognized for ocean research by Secretary of Interior


Andrea Rusnock

URI's Rusnock to use Fellowship for smallpox study

URI picked for Obama program to boost number of Americans studying in Latin America

URI program chosen to help launch Obama’s Latin American initiative

The newest exhibit in the Fine Arts Center showcases graffiti art, some of which was painted right on the gallery walls.

Big Thinkers in the College of Arts and Sciences:

Steven Craveiro '13

Jenna Broccolo '12

Cherry Arnold '87

Tony Horton '80