Fall 2022



An introduction to the blue economy, and to URI’s Coastal Resources Center, which has been helping people create and manage sustainable relationships with their coastlines for half a century.


From the President

Hello Alumni and Friends!

Research at the Forefront

URI researchers are working across disciplines to help find answers and solutions to benefit all of us.

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  • URI DPT students Bailey Ricci ’21, Kayla Prior, Megan Byra ’21, Laura Wong, and Lillie Haldeman. Feedback - Letter from the editor and feedback from readers about our fall 2021 magazine
  • Blue open quotation mark You Can Quote Me - URI experts are quoted in the media frequently. Here are a few that bear repeating.
  • Nicole O'Malley, Assistant Clinical Professor of Music Therapy at URI holding a guitar Data-Driven Compassion - Nicole O’Malley, director of URI’s music therapy program, on combining empathy with an evidence based discipline.
  • Three students, smiling for a picture wearing caps and gown A Time for Action - Big Ideas. Bold Plans. The Campaign for the University of Rhode Island has inspired alumni, parents, and friends to create new ways of supporting students.
  • A girl seated next to a potted plant wearing a 4H tshirt This is Not Your Grandmother’s 4-H - Program coordinator, Christina DiCenzo ’18 writes about today's 4-H organization and meeting young people where they are.
  • Jenna Slowey, who has been named the first head coach in Rhode Island women's lacrosse history Women’s Varsity Lacrosse Coming to URI - URI will welcome its newest varsity team, women’s lacrosse, beginning in the 2025 season.


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A black and white image of a man in a business suit shaking hands with the URI mascot

Photo caption contest

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

Submit your caption by January 15, 2023.

Submit Your Caption
A black and white picture of students during the winter waiting outside the telephone booth occupied by a snowman.

Winning Entries, Fall 2021

“Hello, Frosty? We’ve been trying to reach you regarding your car’s extended warranty.”
—Luis Lopez ’19:

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Sunset over the Elm Street Pier at Storer Park in Newport, R.I.

Photo by Trevor Mason ’14