There is another half of America—an estimated 3 billion acres—beneath the ocean’s surface that we know very little about. That's about to change.
In making the Holocaust remembrance film "The Fence Between Us," student filmmakers knew their work was important but didn't expect it to be used to educate students about genocide.
The invasion is underway. Millions have come by boat, tucked away in holes, shedding babies through ballast water. They deploy under cover of night or in broad daylight.
URI offers more than 30 programs for students interested in sustainability, including specific majors and minors in sustainability and sustainable agriculture and food systems.
When Brendan Breen was a sophomore aquaculture and fisheries major—and an aspiring entrepreneur—he decided to be the first person to make pearls from Rhode Island's official state mollusks.
“At URI, I learned costume design is essentially constant problem-solving — which is why it’s hard and why it’s so much fun.”
The University of Rhode Island’s Theatre BFA allows students to explore all roles: director, an actor, a stage or production manager, a dramaturge, a costume, lighting, sound, or set designer.
Meet the theater students who work behind the scenes — building, lighting, staging, dressing, running, designing, producing, directing, and managing the production.
URI Theatre Department faculty and guest artists are innovating the region’s theater scene and providing opportunities for students to practice their craft with the pros.
For Andrew Burnap ’13, who's acting in London’s hottest play The Inheritance, real success is seeing an audience moved by a story well told.
On the first day of class, Jessica Adams begins with the game Three Truths and a Lie, which asks players to suss out the lie in one of four statements.
Justin Bristol '17 describes the food carts he and Matt Fuller ‘18 make as “creatively-built, solar-powered, prefab, affordable restaurants.”
You can throw all the money in the world at a piece of technology, but if people don't use it, it's pretty much worthless.
"At URI, they want you to do your best, so they will see to it that you do," says sophomore chemistry major and researcher Adelaide Levenson.
"There were heroin needles on the ground and stray dogs, boarded up houses. There were gardens but nothing was growing," Schwab recalls.
Drab, stout, short, and round, the Timberdoodle, a.k.a. the American Woodcock, doesn't stand out in a crowd. At first.
Delaying the clamping of a newborn's umbilical cord for just five minutes could have long-term health benefits, a new URI nursing study asserts.
Erin Connelly keeps going back to Jamaica, recently making her third trip there to work with some of the island's most vulnerable populations.