J Term student photographing a Komodo dragon in Indonesia

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

It wasn’t an ordinary January for Lesley Howard ’18. In fact, she and 11 fellow students were in Bali, Indonesia, for J Term this year, taking a close look at¬†Balinese temples, Komodo dragons, and liquid hot magma. It was the fifth year in a row URI offered this exciting course that explores Indonesian culture, biodiversity, and geology.

Emely Baez at health clinic in Indonesia

Emely Baez ’19

Emely Baez was in high school in Woonsocket, R.I., when she learned about the 1990s genocide in Rwanda. A teacher spoke about the tragedy and introduced the class to a woman who had barely escaped with her life.

student scuba diving in Bonaire

Dive into J Term.

student scuba diving in Bonaire

Student built robotic hand

Hands-On Learning.

Student creating a robotic hand

Optimize your winter.

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Students walking down street in Havana

Experience Cuba. Now.

Students in Cuba listening to man playing guitar

Experience Cuba

Experience Cuba.

Experience Cuba

Winter like you mean it.

Winter Like You Mean It.

Travel beyond your comfort zone.

Travel beyond your comfort zone.

Journey for January Term

Journey for January Term