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Dive into J Term.

Many students use the winter break to unwind, hit the slopes with friends, or catch up with family. But for those restless to keep learning, URI offers J Term, a ...

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Cuba 2016.

Vicky Ferraro is a junior economics and political science major, who lived and studied in Cuba this spring through URI's first semester-long study abroad program there. She shares some of her experiences with ...

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Optimize your winter.

Many college students use the winter break to unwind. But for those restless to keep learning, URI offers a mini-semester in January called J Term with a wide array of ...

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Expand your world.

The power of bubbles in Tanzania cannot be underestimated. When URI students gave bottles of bubbles to the kids at the Maasai Joy Children’s Centre, they began dancing and giggling in the streets. The URI students, many ...

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Experience Cuba. Now.

The doors to Cuba are finally opening, and University of Rhode Island students and faculty are among the first to enter. After more than half a century, the adversarial relationship ...

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Experience Cuba

Experience Cuba.

The old Chevys were charming, Hemingway’s house was “cool’’ and the Museum of the Revolution was moving, but it was the pickup baseball game with a bunch of 10-year-olds that ...

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Speak fluent engineering. Anywhere.

No one does engineering and languages together like URI. Our one-of-a-kind, dual-degree undergraduate international engineering program has been a national model for more than two decades. Most recently, it was recognized ...

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Experience the UnClassroom.

The options are varied and seemingly endless. You could promote a play, spread the word about the state’s natural gems, work with the world’s leading gaming technology company, or even ...

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Make it to the top.

Prestigious national fellowships can lead to international travel, prominent internships, exciting grad school opportunities, and sometimes a big fat check. And at URI, winning one of those top fellowships is entirely ...

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Put languages to work.

No matter how you say it, URI is big into languages. And big into mixing languages with other disciplines to strengthen your career outlook with global companies in the U.S. ...

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Engineer Italian style.

Italy has long been known for its great achievements in art and design, food and wine, and, of course, la dolce vita. At URI, we also think of Italy's history of ...

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Do something different on your winter break

Sure, some students dream of a winter break on the beach, basking in the warmth and comfort of the sun. But not everyone. Many are motivated by something more meaningful. ...

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Kingston, R.I. It’s a big world.

Two years ago, Amandine Umutoni Gatali was sitting at her computer in Pretoria, South Africa, trying to figure out where to go to college. She knew she wanted to study ...

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