University of Rhode Island is delighted to announce the selection of Professor Marc B. Parlange, provost and senior vice president of Monash University in Australia, as URI’s 12th president.
The idea that only a certain personality type—you might be thinking extroverted, bold, headstrong, and loud—is suited for leadership is a myth.
For most students, it was the first time they had ever held a wild bird, and it was an experience they would not soon forget.
Kathleen Torrens, 2020 winner of the URI Foundation and Alumni Engagement Excellence in Teaching Award, believes civic engagement begins with critical thinking.
“One of the things we set out to do was to develop a less invasive, more cost-effective, more accessible test. And I think we’ve done that."
Julia Santini ’21, a biology, sociology, and Italian major, will enter The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University come the summer.
Losing electricity was a daily event in Lagos, Nigeria, Jesse Duroha’s home. For several hours a day, his family had to contend without power in the steamy climate.
Masked and wearing a baseball cap, 2020 Tony Award-nominee for Best Actor Andrew Burnap '13 easily passes for the students he teaches.
"Textiles tell stories. Color is not just incorporated into the cloth because it’s aesthetically pleasing—-it is there to serve a purpose and tell a story."
Music professor Emmett Goods gives history a soundtrack, and he shares it with his students in his class, Music as a Form of Social Protest.
Marcus Nevius's City of Refuge: Slavery and Petit Marronage in the Great Dismal Swamp, 1763-1856 documents Black resistance communities and slavery-based economies.
Marine biology majors investigate how microplastics disperse in Narragansett Bay in Coastal Fellows undergrad research project.
All four of Bridget Craig’s grandparents were farmers, which instilled in her a longtime interest in agriculture and the nation’s food system.
"Working in robotics is like the Wild West in terms its opportunities—always innovative, always changing, always something new to work on."
Best of 2020 (Re)discover our favorite homepage features of the year.
As an undergrad, Avery McNamara learned that research is about being curious, hungry for knowledge, and open to intellectual challenges.
CNN’s John King ’85, Hon. ’10, has spent the year following the pandemic and covering one of the most divisive elections in U.S. history.
University of Rhode Island experts plot the steps in a vaccine's progress from the laboratory to the pharmacy.