Summer 2019


Blue Minds

Dive In
Alexandra Moen

Photo by Nora Lewis

The Internationalists

Their Journeys

URI has become a unique training ground for students immersing themselves in language and culture and tackling some of the world’s toughest problems.


From the President

New Chapters
  • Tom Mather Gathers Deer Ticks I Just Found a Tick. Now What? - It’s summertime. You’ve spent some time outside. Now there’s a tick on your arm. Expert advice on what to do.
  • Sunshine Menezes Embracing the Limits of Objectivity - Science is objective and neutral, right? Maybe not, says Sunshine Menezes.
  • Bintou Marong Heavy Lifting - Bintou Marong ’15, whose honors thesis looked at women powerlifters, has her sights set on working in sports medicine.


Prescription: Empathy

The Story
  • An illustration of a scup fish by Léa Tirmont-Desoyen Eat Like a Fish - Learning to eat what the ocean provides can help sustain wild fish species.
  • Varsity 8+ team members, Jennae Alexander and Katie Usher, carry the team boat at the 2019 NCAA Championships in Indianapolis In the Swing - URI Women's Rowing won its third conference title in four years and competed at the NCAA Championship for the second straight spring.


Browse the winning photos from the 2019 URI Research and Scholarship Photo Contest.

Winner's Circle



An old black and white taken in 1956 of three oddly dressed women on the URI Quadrangle

Do you have a funny idea for a caption for this photo (left) from the URI Archives?

Enter the caption contest



by Jason Smith '10

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