Celebrating 125 Years of Thinking Big

2017 marks URI’s quasquicentennial: the 125th anniversary of our founding in 1892. Consider what a remarkable 125 years it has been. Since we were established as a land-grant institution by the Morrill Act of 1862, we’ve branched out considerably from our agricultural beginnings. Our Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy, Business, Engineering, Arts and Sciences, Environment and Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Education, and our Graduate School of Oceanography, have all become signature centers of scholarship and research. Read more about URI’s 125th anniversary »