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.
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.
A partnership between URI and Indonesia features faculty-led classes abroad, numerous research projects. A dual degree program is in the works.
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.
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.
Affirming URI’s leadership in oceanography, the NSF awards a new ocean research vessel to the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium, led by URI.
Hollie Putnam wants to understand why—in the face of climate change—some corals seem to persist while others die.
The inaugural URI Research and Scholarship Photo Contest drew close to 300 entries from URI students, faculty, researchers and staff.
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.
Nonviolence is fierce, says Mecca Smith ’13, an expert in Kingian nonviolence whose practitioners look beyond the violent incident to find the root cause.
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.
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.
The Philosophy of Comedy
On close inspection, philosophy and comedy are the odd couple: seeming opposites who, really, have the important stuff in common.
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.
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.
When Fulbright Scholarship winner Jenna Ziegelmayer ’18 heard Spanish for the first time, it was as if a spell had been cast.
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?”