Events

Friday, October 27

2017 Ocean State Writing Conference

2017 Ocean State Writing Conference

For the past ten years the Ocean State Writing Conference has brought accomplished, award-winning writers to the campus of the University of Rhode Island for...

Swan Hall  
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  
The 30th RI Transportation Forum

The 30th RI Transportation Forum 8am

This forum will be the 30th gathering after the establishment of our partnership among University of Rhode Island (URI), government (RIDOT and FHWA),...

Memorial Union Rainvile Ballroom, Rainvill Ballroom  
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  
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  
Will & Grace Lunch

Will & Grace Lunch 12pm

Meet every Friday to have lunch and discuss the latest Episode of Will & Grace.

Gender & Sexuality Center, Conference Room  
AIFS Information Booth

AIFS Information Booth 2pm

Stop by to learn about AIFS Study Abroad, discuss program options, courses or just to chat about study abroad in general with an AIFS alumni.

Memorial Union  
Safe Zone Workshop

Safe Zone Workshop 2pm

Safe Zones are 2-hour workshops on topics affecting the LGBTQA+ community. During the week of Safe Zone Blitz, workshops will run twice per day – once from...

Gender & Sexuality Center, Multipurpose Room  
Real Estate Finance: MIT's Walter Torous

Real Estate Finance: MIT's Walter Torous 2:15pm

Walter Torous, MIT: Real estate finance expert Walter Torous will speak on related industry topics. A senior lecturer at MIT, he holds a joint appointment...

Ballentine Hall, Thompson boardroom, 347  
Fall 2017 BES Colloquium Series

Fall 2017 BES Colloquium Series 3pm

Please join us on Friday for URI's Biological and Environmental Sciences (BES) Seminar Series. This week Dr. Shipra Vaishnava, Assistant Professor of...

Pharmacy- Paramaz Avedisian ’54 Hall, 170  
Forensic Science Seminar

Forensic Science Seminar 3:30pm

Author Jack Levin, “Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder” The Forensic Science Seminar Series is offered by the Forensic Science...

Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical & Forensic Sciences , Room 105  
Ocean State Writing Conference: Keynote by Masha Gessen

Ocean State Writing Conference: Keynote by... 4pm

Ocean State Writing Conference keynote speaker will be Masha Gressen, a journalist and the author of ten books of nonfiction including the national...

Swan Hall  
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  
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  
Safe Zone Workshop

Safe Zone Workshop 7pm

Safe Zones are 2-hour workshops on topics affecting the LGBTQA+ community. During the week of Safe Zone Blitz, workshops will run twice per day – once from...

Gender & Sexuality Center, Multipurpose Room  
Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rocky Horror Picture Show 8pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, an LGBTQ cultural staple. It's weird, it's loud, and it's always a good time.

Edwards Auditorium, Auditorum  

Friday, October 27