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The University of Rhode Island is known regionally and worldwide for its innovative, big ideas, adaptive intelligence and breakthrough solutions to today's puzzling problems. URI's pioneering research extends the University's influence well beyond its coastal borders, while its unique interdisciplinary courses provide its 16,637 undergraduate and graduate students with global opportunities in an intimate environment. The University of Rhode Island - a small, beautiful place with some of the biggest thinkers in the world.

Honor Society

URI students inducted into the Rhode Island Onyx Honor Society

The University of Rhode Island's Black Scholar Awards program honored this year's Rhode Island Onyx Senior Honor Society inductees based on their academic excellence, community service, and cultural pride.

4 days ago
Academic Award

URI honors seniors at 17th annual Black Scholar Awards

Nine graduating University of Rhode Island seniors were honored for their academic excellence and achievements during the 17th annual Black Scholar Awards ceremony April 7 in Ryan Auditorium at the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences. Donald Cunnigen, professor of sociology and anthropolog...

4 days ago
Drama or Musical Achievement

URI Theatre students featured in production of "Chicago"

The University of Rhode Island Theatre Department continues its season with the world-famous musical, "Chicago." Based on the book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, with music by John Kander and lyrics by Ebb and the play written by Maurine Dallas Watkins, URI Professor and Theatre Department Chair Paul...

10 days ago
Academic Award

URI public relations students receive excellence awards

The URI Harrington School of Communication and Media recently recognized outstanding students at its second annual Public Relations Excellence Awards ceremony. Five award categories captured the essence of student achievement: leadership, most innovative, community/campus involvement, outstanding...

18 days ago

URI Women's Hockey players named ACHA All Americans

Now in its 15th year of existence, the URI Women's Hockey team recently captured their 10th Eastern Collegiate Women's Hockey League title, finished fourth at the American Collegiate Hockey Association's (ACHA) Women's Division 1 championship tourney, and three of their players were named to two ...

18 days ago