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
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:
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
ATTENTION: College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduates!!
Up to $3,000 in scholarships, available through
The Paul H. Conway Memorial
Scholarship Essay Competition
Deadline: Thursday, October 17, 4 p.m.
The newest exhibit in the Fine Arts Center showcases graffiti art, some of which was painted right on the gallery walls.
Application Deadline is January 31, 2013
2012 Heiskell Award Winner
Internationalizing the Campus
University of Rhode Island: Study Abroad
URI Professors Bose and Lucht are collaborating to produce lithium-ion cells that can help electric vehicles drive longer.
URI/Lehigh study shows medication improves performance in college students with ADHD. Read more
SmartMoney magazine ranks URI #1 in New England and 13th in nation for return on investment. Read more