Students entering in fall 2020 will have the opportunity to delve into the mysteries of the brain. How we think. How we move. How we learn.
Almost 1,200 URI students are spending winter break learning something new—some on campus, others online, and still others farther afield.
Imagine going to your eye doctor for a routine exam and being given a retinal scan that could detect biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease decades before life-altering symptoms develop.
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Whether in or out of the water, Brennan Phillips thinks about how human beings might access the ocean without disruption.
"Music and art are important gateways to discussing difficult subjects. We challenge stereotypes through song in the hopes that music makes people receptive to our message."
"Being around people who push themselves beyond their limits, you become not so afraid to push beyond yours."
Nathan Ankomah-Mensah's advice to future engineering students: connect to persevere. “I can’t emphasize enough that you should not be afraid to reach out to your peers."
"I would go to zoos or aquariums and see animals living in uncomfortable conditions and think, I need to help. I wanted to care for marine mammals and fish or invertebrates."
Film and communication studies major Edhaya Thennarasu '21 is an avid student of cultures. She moved to Rhode Island from India at 17, leaving behind her home and family to study abroad.
As a child, Marisa Pfohl ’19 was fascinated by the idea that you could figure out what caused a disease—as well as how to treat or cure it.
"College is much more than just a classroom. There are so many more life lessons. Basically, I learned if you work hard, you can do it. Whatever it is."
At URI, we are at home in the ocean. Our love of the sea is a net gain for science, engineering, literature, art, and the environment. Maybe even humanity itself.
"You have to be strict with yourself. Hone your focus, your drive, your perseverance. There were a lot of things I had no idea I could do until I came to URI."
For more than 80 years the world has been captivated by the mystery of what happened to aviator Amelia Earhart.
If you study animal science, there are a lot of benefits. It’s a close-knit major. You get to know your professors well, and the classes are small.
With regular data breaches and new cyber threats emerging daily across the globe, we must be aware of cybersecurity and what we can do.
The 190,000-square-foot, six-story Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering opened on Oct. 7, transforming engineering at URI.