More than 1,000 people gathered on the campus quad to listen to poems recited in native tongues, a soaring rendition of the French national anthem, and a French hymn for peace, as words denouncing terrorism echoed across the University of Rhode Island.
Interested in theatre? Take a look at a recent URI production! Nominated for the 2010 Tony Award for Best Play and selected as a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize. In The Next Room is a tender, sometimes hilarious contemporary take on a comedy set in the Victorian era.
The University was in the news in 2015- watch just a few examples of Thinking Big.
The University of Rhode Island community celebrated the grand opening of the Gender and Sexuality Center on May 6, 2015. URI became the first institution of higher education in the country to design and build a free standing LGBT Center. To learn more go to uri.edu/gender-sexuality.
Writers of all levels will find master classes, craft sessions, workshops in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, play-writing, and screenwriting to suit their needs. By day, absorb the wisdom and insights of some of today’s finest writers. By night, explore the area’s colonial history, natural landscapes and seascapes.
On Sunday, May 17, 2015, the University celebrated its 129th commencement. See highlights of the day in this brief video. To watch the entire ceremony, go to http://web.uri.edu/commencement.
This classic Shakespeare comedy follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia and Touchstone, the court jester, to find safety and, eventually, love. For tickets, visit: www.uri.edu/theatre/current-season.
It was hands-on learning for public relations students from the Harrington School of Communication and Media as they navigated the world of radio, TV, press releases, and social media, determined to bring about awareness and to put an end to childhood malnutrition.
Study in a small, beautiful place with some of the biggest thinkers in the world here at The University of Rhode Island.
URI Students are teaming up with local nonprofit Edesia to raise money & awareness to fight childhood hunger. Take the #MakeYourGreenCount challenge after viewing this URI student produced video.
Sparked by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, columbinus is a meeting of fact and fiction that illuminates the realities of adolescent culture by exploring the events surrounding the shootings. Directed by Joe Short, the play runs through March 5th.
The University of Rhode Island Theatre Department announces the opening of “All My Sons,” by Arthur Miller. Come experience URI Theatre. Opening February 19th at Robert E. Will Theatre