URI Think Big – Create Inspiring Stories

Study in a small, beautiful place with some of the biggest thinkers in the world right here at The University of Rhode Island.

Create Global Solutions

What’s your Big Idea? The world needs a steady flow of big ideas. And URI is perfectly positioned to help.

DAA 2014 Diane Pennica

Meet URI’s Diane Pennica Ph.D ’77, retired senior scientist at biotechnology company Genentech, whose 30-year career included projects to help reduce or eliminate the effects of heart attacks, strokes and cancer. 2014 President’s Distinguished Achievement Award recipient.

Happy Holiday Season

Rhody and President Dooley have been busy gearing up for the holidays!

URI Marshall Scholar

URI graduate student earns prestigious international award to continue her studies of underwater archaeological sites

Avenue Q

“Avenue Q” was a big success for URI Theatre – Stay tuned to see what is next!

Why URI ? 2014

Can you see yourself here? Come visit The University of Rhode Island.

URI Theatre 2014 – SEMINAR

SEMINAR, an edgy, contemporary, comedic play by Theresa Rebeck involves four young post graduate aspiring writers who hire a well-known writing guru to critique their work. The first of four URI Theatre productions for the 2014-2015 season.

Engineering Rhode Island’s Future

At the URI College of Engineering, we graduate students ready to shape the world through innovation and passion. Take a look at the great work we are doing here at URI and the important role we play here in Rhode Island and around the world.

2014 Media Highlights

The University was in the news in 2014- watch a few examples of Thinking Big.

Meet Our URI Freshman 2014

When combined with returning and transfer students, URI will be the home away from home for more than 13,000 full-time undergraduate students and about 3,000 graduate students. Meet a few from the Class of 2018!

Lonely Rhody

Looking forward to having YOU back on the URI campus!