Spring 2020


Speaking truth.
Expressing ideas.
Embodying civility.

Stories of the First Amendment in Action

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A Special Edition

The coronavirus pandemic has changed life for all of us. We invited our alumni to share how their lives have changed and how they’re adapting.

Read their Stories


From the President

Signs of Spring

Science in Real Time

Tour the Control Room
  • Rae Ferguson The Art of Teaching Active History - History professor Rae Ferguson teaches her students to listen and to follow their curiosity.
  • Undergraduate students, Mackenzie Fraser and Zach with Communications staff, Dave Lavallee and Josh Araujo Feedback - Letters from our readers about the namesake for our William C. O’Neill Bike Path and more
  • A New Home—On the Mound - How Rams centerfielder Tyler Brosius ’20 found success on the pitcher’s mound.
One of the challenges the University has had–the College of Business included–is we are trying to train students for jobs that don’t exist today. We want to make sure they have an education that will allow them to transition and be flexible and adaptable to new jobs that are going to come on the scene.
Al Verrecchia ‘67, M.B.A. ‘72, Hon. ‘04, former chairman and CEO of Hasbro, Inc. on his $15 million gift to URI's College of Business
The Boston Globe


She Made Self-Discovery Her Major

Follow This Rhode


Building On Creativity

URI professor draws inspiration from the natural world




An old black and white photo showing a ballet class held in a gymnasium  

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

Enter the caption contest


To stay above the pull and run

The Whole Picture
22” x 26”, oil on canvas, 2017


Taking to the water is a deeply substantial part of our collective histories and modern existence. It embodies all of the challenges, dangers, triumphs, and absurdities that come with the territory.
Mea Duke '14