About University of Rhode Island

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.

Scholarship

URI students receive fellowships for studying foreign languages

The Rhode Island Foundation recently named 15 University of Rhode Island students Demers fellows. The Beatrice S. Demers Fund provides fellowships to Rhode Island residents and any Rhode Island college or university students who pursue foreign language study. Fellowships cover the cost of tuition...

about 1 month ago
Academic Award

University of Rhode Island names 2014 Coastal Fellows

The University of Rhode Island Coastal Fellows program is an environmental fellowship initiative designed to involve URI undergraduate students in addressing current environmental problems.

2 months ago
Graduation

University of Rhode Island awards about 3,000 undergraduate degrees at commencement

At the University of Rhode Island's 128th Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18, 2014, about 3,000 undergraduate and 680 graduate students became the University's newest alumni.

22 days ago
Graduation

University of Rhode Island awards almost 700 graduate degrees at commencement

At the University of Rhode Island's 128th Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18, 2014, more than 3,100 undergraduate and 680 graduate students became the University's newest alumni.

28 days ago
Academic Award

Excellence is recognized at the University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island recognized outstanding talent last month by presenting excellence awards to faculty, students, administrators and staff. The URI Foundation, the URI Research Foundation and the URI Division of Research and Economic Development held the joint award celebration on May...

about 1 month ago