Events

Friday, October 20

APS New England Section Meeting

The New England Section of the American Physical Society organizes two main meetings annually - a Fall meeting and a Spring meeting. Both meetings are held...

Alumni and Family Weekend 2017

We’ve turned two great, separate events (Homecoming and Family Weekend) into one big URI family gathering, now called Alumni and Family Weekend! We want...

SciWrite@URI Writing Boot Camp

Need to get caught up on some writing tasks you’ve been procrastinating on? Have some manuscripts or proposals or a thesis/dissertation chapter that need to...

Get your Rhody Gear!- URI Campus Store

Check out the newest selection of URI t-shirts, hooded fleece, sweatpants and jerseys in an assortment of colors, styles and sizes. If clothing isn’t what...

Providence Campus Arts and Culture: "Through The Looking Glass"

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

URI National Day on Writing

Join us to celebrate the National Day on Writing at URI! For nearly a decade, National Day on Writing celebrations across the nation have focused on writing...

Write for Your Life!  Giving Voice - Walking Tour

A celebration of the National Day on Writing! Start at Hillside Hall! #whyiwrite

2017-2018 ENRE Seminar Series

The Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economcs is pleased to announce the next guest speaker of the 2017-2018 ENRE Seminar Series, Dr. Marin...

Art Gallery Exhibition: "Locater" by Max Van Pelt

Max Van Pelt makes intricate sculptures of various scale from monumental to minute. Van Pelt’s mixed media paintings on paper and hybrid installations...

Locater, by Max Van Pelt

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

Introduction to Finding Social Science Research Data - Search Savvy Seminar

Presented by: Harrison Dekker, Associate Professor, Data Services Librarian, University Libraries Part of the University Libraries Search Savvy Seminar series.

Jessica Jones Streaming Marathon

The first season of popular Netflix/Marvel series Jessica Jones will be streaming in the 193 Coffeehouse two Fridays in a row: 10/20 1-7pm & 10/27 1-8pm. The...

Faculty Lecture: The Effects of Delayed Cord Clamping and the Impact on Early Brain Development

Debra Erickson-Owens Ph.D., CNM, Associate Professor will discuss "The Effects of Delayed Cord Clamping and the Impact on Early Brain Development." If you...

Documentary Screening: The Human Face of Lead Poisoning

The Human Face of Lead Poisoning: As part of the University of Rhode Island’s annual Alumni & Family Weekend, join Metcalf Institute for a screening of a...

Documentary Screening: The Human Face of Lead Poisoning

The College of the Environment and Life Sciences’ Metcalf Institute is hosting powerful short documentary exploring the impact of lead paint poisoning–a...

Faculty Lecture:  Never Too Late to Motivate!

Adults are making a significant comeback to degree granting institutions like URI, so that many classes now feature multigenerational students. With multiple...

Faculty Lecture:  Obstacles to International Ocean Management

Professor Elizabeth Mendenhall's research tries to uncover the basic reasons why international management of the ocean is failing to prevent major problems...

Biological & Environmental Sciences Colloquium

Colloquium: Linking Plankton Ecology with Their Global Footprint. With Dr. Susanne Menden-Deuer, a seagoing oceanographer, with research interests focused...

College of Health Sciences: Independence Square Lab Tours

The College of Health Sciences will host a tour and demonstrations of the Kinesiology Labs, Speech and Hearing Lab, Physical Therapy Lab in Independence...

College of Nursing: Open House & Simulation Demonstration

Come meet College of Nursing faculty, staff, and students in White Hall and view a nursing Simulation. If you are interested in attending, we would...

Faculty Lecture:  URI’s Wearable Biosensing Lab

URI’s Wearable Biosensing Lab at the University of Rhode Island conducts interdisciplinary research between biomedical sensors and wearable embedded systems....

Faculty Lecture: From Grease to Footloose: The Limits of Nostalgia Understanding the Marketplace for Remakes

The familiar Hollywood pitch of "the same, but different" resonates for much of mainstream entertainment. This adage is never truer than in the case of a...

CELS Faculty Lecture: Sharks as Ocean Explorers

Sharks range far and wide in the ocean, but rather than wander aimlessly, they make very directed movements to particular locations. Sharks know where they...

Faculty Lecture: Current Politics in the Era of Trump

Washington is in gridlock. Donald Trump has brought a management style to DC that the town has not seen before. But, how can politicians tackle issues such...

Faculty Lecture: New Designing for a New Human World

Dr. Karl Aspelund explains the challenges of designing for long-duration space-exploration, outlines solutions, and considers the impact on life and culture...

Faculty Lecture: Sharks as Ocean Explorers

Sharks range far and wide in the ocean, but rather than wander aimlessly, they make very directed movements to particular locations. Sharks know where they...

Forensic Science Seminar

Robert Hathaway, retiree of the Rhode Island State Crime Lab, “Firearms and Tool Marks: The Martin Luther King Jr. Case” The Forensic Science Seminar Series...

Public Relations Student Poster Session: Promoting "Journey Home to the USS Arizona."

Public Relations students will discuss and answer questions related to a class project. In collaboration with URI alumnus Tim Gray'89 from the World War II...

CELS Alumni & Family Weekend Celebration

All students, alumni, and families are welcome to join the College of Environment & Life Sciences for a welcome event including highlights of student...

CELS Hands-on Geoscience Activities

All students, alumni, families, and community members are welcome to join URI Geosciences faculty and students for fun hands-on activities with Earth...

CELS Intro BIO Lab Experience

Experience a little of the URI Introductory Biology Labs... use compound and dissecting microscopes to see micro- and macro-organisms, practice loading DNA...

College of Arts & Sciences: Dean's Welcome Reception

Meet Jen Riley, the new Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and get an update on the various programs and opportunities in the College. Faculty and...

College of Engineering: Tour of the New Engineering Building

Dean Raymond Wright of the College of Engineering will address the latest developments in the construction of the new engineering building, including a 3-D...

College of Nursing: Dean's Reception

All students, alumni, and families are invited to join Dean Wolfe and faculty and staff from the College of Nursing for a welcome reception. If you are...

College of Pharmacy: Dean's Welcome Reception

All students, alumni, and families are invited to join Dean Larat and faculty and staff from the College of Pharmacy for a welcome reception. If you are...

College of the Environment and Life Sciences Alumni & Family Weekend Celebration

All students, alumni, and families are welcome to join the College of Environment & Life Sciences for an event including highlights of student research,...

Faculty Lecture: Why are Prescription Drugs so Expensive? The Cost of a Cure and the Problem of Placing Value on Human Life

Patients, physicians and health plans are struggling to address the dramatically increasing prices for prescription medications. This talk will discuss the...

Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies: Dean's Welcome Reception

All students, alumni, and families are invited to join Dean Anthony Rolle, staff, and faculty from the Feinstein College of Education and Professional...

Hands-on Geoscience Activities

All students, alumni, families, and community members are welcome to join URI Geosciences faculty and students for fun hands-on activities: dig into the...

Intro BIO Lab Experience

Experience a little of the URI Introductory Biology Labs... use compound and dissecting microscopes to see micro- and macro-organisms, practice loading DNA...

Marine Biology Student Lightening (5 min.) Talks!

All students, alumni, families, and community members are welcome to hear about the exciting research internships and other experiences of 10 Marine Biology...

Virtual Tour of the New Engineering Building

Dean Raymond Wright of the College of Engineering will address the latest developments in the construction of the new engineering complex, including a 3-D...

Welcome: Social Science Research @URI

You are cordially invited to an open meeting to learn about URI's new Social Science Institute For Research, Education, and Policy (SSIREP). Meet the board,...

Annual Be 5K

Join us at the 9th Annual Be 5K - URI's 5K race/walk for self & others through mental health awareness and suicide prevention. All proceeds from the event...

CELS Faculty Lecture: Over Two Centuries of Oyster Farming in RI

Dr. Michael Rice, professor in the Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Sciences department at CELS, will host this lecture on the history of oyster farming...

Faculty Lecture: Over Two Centuries of Oyster Farming in Rhode Island

Michael Rice will host this lecture on the history of oyster farming which follows closely the legal and social history of Rhode Island from the pre-colonial...

Faculty Lecture: Treating Opioid Use Disorder with Dignity: Demand Solutions for RI

Only 1 out of 10 people with substance use disorders in the United States receive medications for treating addiction. As 91 people die each day of...

Guided Exploration of the Anatomy & Physiology Labs: SynDaver Experience

Would you like to meet our synthetic cadavers (SynDavers) face to face? Would you like to check out the electrical activity your muscles generate when they...

Guided Exploration of the Anatomy and Physiology Labs: SynDaver Experience

Would you like to meet our synthetic cadavers (SynDavers) face to face? Would you like to check out the electrical activity your muscles generate when they...

Rhody Rec Running

Are you tired of the view from the treadmill? Rhody Rec Running provides you with a group running format. The drop-in event takes place every Friday @ 5 pm...

URI Hillel Shabbat Services and Dinner

All students, alumni, and families are welcome to join URI Hillel for Shabbat services, just dinner, or both! Services begin at5:30 pm, dinner follows...

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Liberty University

Be the ultimate fan and support the URI Men's Ice Hockey Team as they take on Liberty University!

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

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

Bill Nye the Science Guy

The University of Rhode Island Student Entertainment Committee (SEC) is pleased to present Bill Nye the Science Guy as part of URI Alumni & Family Weekend...

Friday, October 20