Events

Friday, October 20

APS New England Section Meeting

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...

The 95 Club  
Alumni and Family Weekend 2017

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...

Kingston Campus  
SciWrite@URI Writing Boot Camp

SciWrite@URI Writing Boot Camp 8am

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...

Fogarty Hall, 107  
Get your Rhody Gear!- URI Campus Store

Get your Rhody Gear!- URI Campus Store 9am

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...

URI Campus Store  
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  
URI National Day on Writing

URI National Day on Writing 10am

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...

URI Memorial Union, N/A  
Write for Your Life!  Giving Voice - Walking Tour

Write for Your Life! Giving Voice - Walking Tour 10am

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

Hillside Hall  
2017-2018 ENRE Seminar Series

2017-2018 ENRE Seminar Series 11am

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...

Coastal Institute, Weaver Auditorium  
Art Gallery Exhibition: "Locater" by Max Van Pelt

Art Gallery Exhibition: "Locater" by... 12pm

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

Fine Arts Center, Main Art Gallery  
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  
Introduction to Finding Social Science Research Data - Search Savvy Seminar

Introduction to Finding Social Science Research... 1pm

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

Carothers Library, 142  
Jessica Jones Streaming Marathon

Jessica Jones Streaming Marathon 1pm

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...

193 Coffeehouse, Second floor of the Memorial Union  
Faculty Lecture: The Effects of Delayed Cord Clamping and the Impact on Early Brain Development

Faculty Lecture: The Effects of Delayed Cord... 2pm

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...

White Hall, 205  
Documentary Screening: The Human Face of Lead Poisoning

Documentary Screening: The Human Face of Lead... 2:30pm

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...

Coastal Institute, Weaver Auditorium  
Documentary Screening: The Human Face of Lead Poisoning

Documentary Screening: The Human Face of Lead... 2:30pm

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

Coastal Institute, Weaver Auditorium  
Faculty Lecture:  Never Too Late to Motivate!

Faculty Lecture: Never Too Late to Motivate! 2:30pm

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

Swan Hall, 309  
Faculty Lecture:  Obstacles to International Ocean Management

Faculty Lecture: Obstacles to International... 2:30pm

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

Swan Hall, 311  
Biological & Environmental Sciences Colloquium

Biological & Environmental Sciences Colloquium 3pm

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

Pharmacy- Paramaz Avedisian ’54 Hall, 170  
College of Health Sciences: Independence Square Lab Tours

College of Health Sciences: Independence Square... 3pm

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

Independence Square II  
College of Nursing: Open House & Simulation Demonstration

College of Nursing: Open House & Simulation... 3pm

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...

White Hall  
Faculty Lecture:  URI’s Wearable Biosensing Lab

Faculty Lecture: URI’s Wearable Biosensing Lab 3pm

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

Swan Hall, 309  
Faculty Lecture: From Grease to Footloose: The Limits of Nostalgia Understanding the Marketplace for Remakes

Faculty Lecture: From Grease to Footloose: The... 3pm

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...

Ranger Hall, Screening Room  
CELS Faculty Lecture: Sharks as Ocean Explorers

CELS Faculty Lecture: Sharks as Ocean Explorers 3:30pm

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...

Swan Hall, 309  
Faculty Lecture: Current Politics in the Era of Trump

Faculty Lecture: Current Politics in the Era of... 3:30pm

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...

Ranger Hall, Screening Room  
Faculty Lecture: New Designing for a New Human World

Faculty Lecture: New Designing for a New Human... 3:30pm

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

Swan Hall, 311  
Faculty Lecture: Sharks as Ocean Explorers

Faculty Lecture: Sharks as Ocean Explorers 3:30pm

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...

Swan Hall, 309  
Forensic Science Seminar

Forensic Science Seminar 3:30pm

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...

Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical & Forensic Sciences , Room 105  
Public Relations Student Poster Session: Promoting "Journey Home to the USS Arizona."

Public Relations Student Poster Session:... 3:30pm

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...

Ranger Hall, Living Learning Room  
CELS Alumni & Family Weekend Celebration

CELS Alumni & Family Weekend Celebration 4pm

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

Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences  
CELS Hands-on Geoscience Activities

CELS Hands-on Geoscience Activities 4pm

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

Woodward Hall, 124  
CELS Intro BIO Lab Experience

CELS Intro BIO Lab Experience 4pm

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

Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, 330, 335, and 340  
College of Arts & Sciences: Dean's Welcome Reception

College of Arts & Sciences: Dean's Welcome... 4pm

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...

Ranger Hall, Living Learning Room  
College of Engineering: Tour of the New Engineering Building

College of Engineering: Tour of the New... 4pm

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...

Bliss Hall, Room 102  
College of Nursing: Dean's Reception

College of Nursing: Dean's Reception 4pm

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...

White Hall, Commons  
College of Pharmacy: Dean's Welcome Reception

College of Pharmacy: Dean's Welcome Reception 4pm

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...

Avedisian Hall (Pharmacy), Lobby  
College of the Environment and Life Sciences Alumni & Family Weekend Celebration

College of the Environment and Life Sciences... 4pm

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

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

Faculty Lecture: Why are Prescription Drugs so... 4pm

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

Swan Hall, 311  
Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies: Dean's Welcome Reception

Feinstein College of Education and Professional... 4pm

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

Multicultural Student Services Center, Hardge Forum  
Hands-on Geoscience Activities

Hands-on Geoscience Activities 4pm

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

Woodward Hall, Room 124  
Intro BIO Lab Experience

Intro BIO Lab Experience 4pm

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

Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, CBLS 330, 335, 340  
Marine Biology Student Lightening (5 min.) Talks!

Marine Biology Student Lightening (5 min.) Talks! 4pm

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

Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, 010  
Virtual Tour of the New Engineering Building

Virtual Tour of the New Engineering Building 4pm

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...

Bliss Hall, Room 102  
Welcome: Social Science Research @URI

Welcome: Social Science Research @URI 4pm

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,...

Chafee Hall, Chafee 273  
Annual Be 5K

Annual Be 5K 4:30pm

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...

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

CELS Faculty Lecture: Over Two Centuries of... 4:30pm

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

Swan Hall, 311  
EFNEP Nutrition Education Series

EFNEP Nutrition Education Series 4:30pm

The URI Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, part of Cooperative Extension, will be hosting a nutrition education series at the Woonsocket YMCA in...

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

Faculty Lecture: Over Two Centuries of Oyster... 4:30pm

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...

Swan Hall, 311  
Faculty Lecture: Treating Opioid Use Disorder with Dignity: Demand Solutions for RI

Faculty Lecture: Treating Opioid Use Disorder... 4:30pm

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...

Swan Hall, 309  
Guided Exploration of the Anatomy & Physiology Labs: SynDaver Experience

Guided Exploration of the Anatomy &... 4:30pm

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...

Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, 315 and 325  
Guided Exploration of the Anatomy and Physiology Labs: SynDaver Experience

Guided Exploration of the Anatomy and... 4:30pm

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...

Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, CBLS 315 and CBLS 325  
Rhody Rec Running

Rhody Rec Running 5pm

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...

Mackal Field House  
URI Hillel Shabbat Services and Dinner

URI Hillel Shabbat Services and Dinner 5:30pm

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...

Norman M. Fain Hillel Center  
Men's Ice Hockey vs. Liberty University

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Liberty University 7pm

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

Boss Arena  
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  
Bill Nye the Science Guy

Bill Nye the Science Guy 8pm

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...

Ryan Center  

Friday, October 20