Rhode Island romped through the 2017 A-10 Tournament, trailing for just 43 seconds over 120 minutes against St. Bonaventure, Davidson, and VCU en route to the program’s first conference crown since 1999.
There’s a new major in town. Beginning in the fall, an interdisciplinary major in criminology and criminal justice will be available, with courses from the sociology, political science, psychology, gender and women’s studies, economics, and chemistry departments. Depending on students’ areas of interest, they can choose classes in law and the legal system, behavioral psychology, sociology, human trafficking, […]
Cheers, waves, music, fist bumps and big bold signs in the lobby of the Ryan Center sent the Rhody men’s basketball team on its way to its first-round NCAA tournament game Friday, March 17, against Creighton in Sacramento, Calif.
On snowy days in Rhode Island junior Erin Regan heads to Yawgoo Valley Ski Area—a 10-minute drive from campus and the state’s only skiing and snowboarding destination. Erin calls snowboarding at Yawgoo “a snow-day tradition” for the URI Alpine Racing team. “It’s a small mountain, but it’s so close to campus, so we just go up and down all day, goof off a little, and enjoy a day of riding,” she said.
When students talk about the Rose Butler Browne Mentoring Program course, they use powerful words like identity, community, and validation. When junior Selena Evora, who enrolled in the course as a freshman, reflects on its impact, she talks about transformation.
Honors Program student Wilfredo Tangui plans a career as a pediatric cardiologist or cardiothoracic surgeon after having fought a lengthy battle to recover from multiple heart surgeries as a child. That successful fight is part of the reason he enrolled in the Honors Program.
Join the University of Rhode Island community for a celebration of Black History Month, beginning with a series of MLK Week events, Feb. 6-10, sponsored by the department of Community, Equity, and Diversity. This year’s theme of MLK Week—“We Are Confronted With the Fierce Urgency of Now’’—is from King’s 1967 speech opposing America’s involvement in the Vietnam War. Events continue throughout […]