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.

Drama or Musical Achievement

URI Theatre students featured in production of "Seminar"

The University of Rhode Island Theatre Department begins the fall semester with one very funny seminar on stage. In fact, the department will present the fresh comedy, Seminar by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck.

23 days ago

University of Rhode Island names 2014 URI 101 Mentors

URI 101 Mentors play an influential role helping first-year students in their transition to college. Mentors create effective and comfortable partnerships with instructors and become resourceful team leaders for all students.

about 1 month ago

University of Rhode Island students complete summer internships

In an internship, URI students have the opportunity to apply theory to practice in the field, and then return to the classroom ready to apply practice to theory. URI's experiential learning coordinators partner with faculty to design internships with structured learning outcomes that will provide...

24 days ago

University of Rhode Island engineering students win national FAA competition

Five URI engineering students recently won first place in a national FAA competition with their design of airport collision avoidance system. The team will travel to Washington, D.C., to present their invention to FAA officials.

3 months ago
Academic Award

University of Rhode Island names 2014 Science and Engineering Fellows

Many URI undergraduates who excel in their studies in the STEM fields were named as URI's 2014 Science and Engineering Fellows. Through this competitive 14-week fellowship, which began in May, students have the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge to real-world problems in a range of di...

3 months ago