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Fall 2022 Winners

Greetings URI Magazine readers! As always, you submitted a wealth of creative and clever caption ideas for the photo in the fall 2022 issue, which is from Homecoming 1962. There were puns, a few lamb chop entries, and even a Hugh Hefner reference among the captions you submitted.

Fall 2022 Winners

Winning Caption

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


“Welcome to URI. Do you know the secret Ram Handshake?”
—Richard (Rick) McCahey ’69

“Then it’s a deal. You sign on to be the URI mascot and we will stop serving lamb in the dining halls.”
—Ronald J. Rabczak ’75

No donkey or elephant for me. I’m running as an independent.
—Kathleen Boehmer ’72, M.A. ’73

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

Share your vintage URI photos!

Would you consider sharing some of those vintage photos from long ago or more recently, for the photo caption contest or just for fun?

If so, we’d love to consider sharing your photos in URI Magazine. Please scan or take a good-quality photo of your snapshot and mail to

Photo: Courtesy URI digital archives