Spring 2023


The Second to Last Lobsterman on Block Island

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Life After College Athletics

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One of the first two Black women recruited to URI’s Division I women’s basketball team, Tracey Hathaway ’86, helps student-athletes transition to life after college.


  • Green close quotation mark You Can Quote Me - URI experts are quoted in the media frequently. Here are a few that bear repeating.
  • oe-Silem Enlet, Amelia Moore, Melva Treviño Peña, Kendall Moore, Wanda Hopkins, and Alex DeCiccio at the Ocean Story event at the Narragansett Bay campus in February Feedback - Letter from the editor and feedback from readers about our fall 2022 magazine
  • Blue, green and white color block illustration of a swimmer along Narrow River by Anthony Russo Swimming Narrow River - Veronica Berounsky Ph.D. ’90, a longtime open-water swimmer, shares her experience of swimming Narrow River, watching the marine life change as she goes.
  • URI coaching colleagues Whitney Goldstein and Tori Constantin stand smiling in a softball field, Constantin holds flowers Family Red Sox Connection Ties URI Softball Coaches - URI coaching colleagues Whitney Goldstein and Tori Constantin carry on a family tradition that began with their grandfathers at the Boston Red Sox.
  • Sarah Eron, URI English professor and Jane Austen scholar. Jane Austen, Therapist - To read Austen’s novels as romances is to miss their meaning, says Sarah Eron, English professor and Austen scholar.
  • A group of cheering students during orientation Big Ideas. Bold Plans. - Big Ideas. Bold Plans. The Campaign for the University of Rhode Island Advances the University and Surpasses Its Initial Goal


Rhody Women Rule!

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URI Research and Scholarship Photo Contest

Browse the winning photos

A toadfish with camouflaging colors hiding beneath a reef, Belize’s Barrier Reef system
First Place
A close up of maze coral off the coast of St. George's Caye, Belize, taken by Janelle Mercer during an underwater archaeology class with Diving Safety Officer Anya Hanson
Second Place
Macro photo taken by Julia Vieira showing a brown-belted bumble bee foraging for nectar from common milkweed.
Third Place


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A student bends over a vintage word processor

Photo caption contest

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

Submit your caption by June 15, 2023.

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

Winning Entries, Fall 2022

“Who put the ram in the rama-lama-ding-dong?”
—Betsy (Doyle) Shea-Taylor ’67

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Happy 100th Birthday, Rhody