Arianna Helger '23, full-time student and Student Alumni Association president, has been hauling shellfish in Narragansett Bay since childhood for her family’s business.
People living in coastal areas depend on the ocean for everything. URI’s Coastal Resources Center understands the delicate balance between utilizing and preserving those ocean resources.
As a child, Sara Sweetman, associate professor of elementary education, loved Sesame Street. Little did she know that her career would lead her right to that magical place.
Artist Jessica Brilli ’00 is drawn to mid-century suburban American scenes, bringing them to life with unique color palettes.
Best of 2022 (Re)discover some of our favorite feature stories of the year.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that few, if any, novels have had greater influence on the romance genre than Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
Joseph Goodwill, assistant professor, civil and environmental engineering, researches water treatment methods designed to improve water quality when affected by extreme events such as a hurricane or pandemic.
The life story of Aphra Behn, 17th century dramatist, poet, spy, and England’s first professional female playwright, has the makings of an engrossing Netflix biopic.
For Isobel McCullough's senior honors thesis, she recorded the sonic profiles of seven southern Rhode Island beaches. The result: South County Soundscapes.
Barbara Wolfe, dean of the URI College of Nursing since 2016, has been named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.
URI's agrobiodiversity garden demonstrates how sustainable farming might reinforce community building in rural and urban communities.
Tracy Santos '24 wants fellow veterans to know URI is a place that understands what it takes to return to the classroom after life in the service.
Gretchen Macht, founding director of URI VOTES, and her team of graduate and undergraduate students are taking an engineer’s approach to election science.
Jacira Soares grew up in a poor community on the island of Sao Nicolau in Cape Verde, where she walked a mile or more from her home to get clean, drinkable water.
A one-credit, transition-to-college, and academic planning seminar for first-year and some transfer students, URI 101 sets the foundation for a student’s academic life.
As a child, Rhiannon Sorrell MA, MLIS ’14 would sit with her grandmothers, weavers, as they worked at their looms, creating from a place of pure inspiration.
Three times Rosemary Leger filled a large mail cart full of new and never-worn children’s apparel and three times she tossed the clothing into a dumpster.
First, some hard truths about food waste: About 108 billion pounds of food are thrown away yearly in America. That’s 130 billion meals wasted and $408 billion squandered.