Dressing for the Revolution

Not so long ago a woman’s preference for pants over a skirt was viewed as a political act—and we're not just talking about the suffragettes.

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Let’s Take a Journey

Engaging in the larger world is part of the URI experience, and these journeys give those who travel for study or research new ways to see the world.

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Indonesia Forward

A partnership between URI and Indonesia features faculty-led classes abroad, numerous research projects. A dual degree program is in the works.

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LGBTQ Activist Wins Scholarship

For Marisa O’Gara, a quiet kid who studied state capitals for fun, her hometown's pastoral setting and homogeneity chafed.

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Deepstaria Medusa

Megan Lubetkin '19 used a time-lapse camera mounted on a remote-operated undersea vehicle to take this image of a rare jellyfish last fall.

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Sea Change

Affirming URI’s leadership in oceanography, the NSF awards a new ocean research vessel to the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium, led by URI.

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Coral Studies

Hollie Putnam wants to understand why—in the face of climate change—some corals seem to persist while others die.

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Picture Perfect

The inaugural URI Research and Scholarship Photo Contest drew close to 300 entries from URI students, faculty, researchers and staff.

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Ice and Fire

A URI professor is on the research team that has discovered an active volcano heat source under Antarctica's fastest-moving—and melting—glacier.

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Peace Train

Nonviolence is fierce, says Mecca Smith ’13, an expert in Kingian nonviolence whose practitioners look beyond the violent incident to find the root cause.

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The Age of Discovery

When Breezy Grenier '17 graduated with a B.S. in geology and geological oceanography, she found herself with an overqualification quandary.

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World Cup Coach

Endurance under pressure, says Mick McDermott '96, is key not only for athletes engaged in world-class competition, but also their coaches.

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The Philosophy of Comedy

On close inspection, philosophy and comedy are the odd couple: seeming opposites who, really, have the important stuff in common.

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Harrington School Gift

Richard J. Harrington ’73 and his wife Jean made a $3 million commitment to the eponymous Harrington School of Communication and Media.

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The Sky’s the Limit

Biomedical engineering grad is off to the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program to study space flight's effects on the human body.

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Destination: Spain

When Fulbright Scholarship winner Jenna Ziegelmayer ’18 heard Spanish for the first time, it was as if a spell had been cast.

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Tick Tactics

You’ve been bitten by a tick or find one on your clothes or pet. Your anxiety quickly builds as you wonder, “Is this a deer tick? Will I get Lyme disease?”

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Recipe for Success

When he did sleep, Christopher Parisella’s dreams and nightmares were variations on the same theme: the Boren Scholarship.

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