Events

Thursday, October 19

#PurpleThursday

#PurpleThursday

Make a fashion statement that really says something: wear something purple on Thursday, October 19th to honor victims and support survivors of domestic...

University of Rhode Island  
Wear Purple Day

Wear Purple Day 8am

URi-STANDers are hosting an all day event across campus at URI to bring about awareness of Domestic Violence. Wear purple to show your awareness of domestic...

University of Rhode Island  
Providence Campus Arts and Culture: "Through The Looking Glass"

Providence Campus Arts and Culture:... 9am

URI Providence Campus Arts and Culture Program Presents: Christopher Thomas: Through The Looking Glass, October 2-31 Gallery Night Reception: October 19,...

Feinstein Providence , Galleries  
Strategic Plan Launch: Transforming the University of Rhode Island Through Theory and Practice

Strategic Plan Launch: Transforming the... 9am

The Office of Community, Equity and Diversity will host the Strategic Plan Launch with keynote speaker J. Luke Wood, PhD, the Deans Distinguished Professor...

Memorial Union, Rainville Ballroom  
Purple Rock Campaign

Purple Rock Campaign 11am

The Purple Rock campaign intends to bring the community together by creating and receiving empowering messages and raising awareness about the realities of...

 
Hillel/Chabad Challah Baking

Hillel/Chabad Challah Baking 12pm

Join URI Hillel and Chabad in making Challah. We will be mixing the dough from 12-1pm and Brading the dough from 4-6pm. Stop by for either or both shifts.

Norman M. Fain Hillel Center  
Homecoming Week Student Organization Fair

Homecoming Week Student Organization Fair 12pm

Join the Student Alumni Association and many other student organizations as we celebrate homecoming week. Groups will be on the quad promoting their work and...

Quad  
Locater, by Max Van Pelt

Locater, by Max Van Pelt 12pm

Artist Max Van Pelt's mixed media paintings on paper and hybrid installations navigate the geometries of architectural, environmental and emotional space....

Fine Arts Center, Main Gallery  
ATL Online Conversation: Making Web Accessibility in Sakai Easier

ATL Online Conversation: Making Web... 12:30pm

Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/QeDHcLgbAZ6uRUga2 Before students can learn from and contribute to an online environment, they must first be able to...

WebEx  
URI Department of Music Convocation 7, Susan Thomas & Joseph Parillo, coordinators

URI Department of Music Convocation 7, Susan... 12:30pm

The URI Department of Music presents weekly concerts featuring faculty, students and special guests, with discussions. Programs subject to change, please...

Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall  
Women's Center: New Faculty and Staff Reception

Women's Center: New Faculty and Staff Reception 3pm

The Women's Center will welcome new women staff and faculty at this reception and provide an overview of services offered by the Center. Light refreshments...

Women's Center, Library  
Anthony J. Resica Lecture on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Anthony J. Resica Lecture on Innovation and... 3:30pm

An Entrepreneur’s Journey: Sanjeev Verma's Experiences from Airvana and PreVeil Sanjeev, who received his M.S. from URI in 1990 in electrical engineering,...

URI Library, Galanti Lounge  
Anthony J. Risica Lecture Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Anthony J. Risica Lecture Series on Innovation... 3:30pm

An Entrepreneur’s Journey: Sanjeev Verma: Experiences from Airvana and PreVeil. Sanjeev will share insights into the joys and challenges of his...

Galanti Lounge, Library, URI  
US-Cuba Relations During the Trump Regime

US-Cuba Relations During the Trump Regime 5pm

Conversation between Professor of Political Science Maureen Moakley and Visiting Professor of Economics Humberto Miranda.

Memorial Union, Atrium 2  
Shatter the Silence: Open Mic Night

Shatter the Silence: Open Mic Night 7pm

Etherbound Magazine, 193 Coffeehouse, URI Slam Poetry, and community resource SOAR (Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships) join URI P.L.E.A.S.E. for an...

193 Coffeehouse, Second floor of the Memorial Union  
Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl 7:30pm

Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice explores the mythological Greek story of Orpheus and his wife, Eurydice. Told through Eurydice's unique perspective, we experience her...

URI Fine Arts Center, J Studio  
URI Jazz Big Band, Joseph Parillo, director

URI Jazz Big Band, Joseph Parillo, director 8pm

For the past 40 years, The University of Rhode Island Jazz Big Band has fostered some of URI's most talented music students, and hosted internationally...

Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall  

Thursday, October 19