4 hrs ago
A tribute to Mother
The weather was stormy - rainy and cold. Our cousin had no coat or umbrella, so my mother Annie reached in the cellar entry and wrapped her coat around our guest, who said she did not have such a coat.
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8 hrs ago
CBS 3 Springfield
Ballard elected to Academy of Arts and Sciences
The University of Rhode Island oceanography professor best known for discovering the wreck of the Titanic has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
12 hrs ago
Business at Silver Spoon Bakery Keeps Getting Sweeter
If you're starved for a small business success story, look no further than Silver Spoon Bakery on Main Street in East Greenwich.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Two Federal Agencies Capture the Center for Plain Language's Top Awards
In contrast, a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consent decree aimed at providing information to the owners of trucking and bus companies to improve safety captured the Grand WonderMark Award as the most confusing, complex document.
Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
TKE Welcomes Alpha-Rho Chapter at the Univ. of Rhode Island
This past weekend Providence, Rhode Island played site to the newest re-chartered group in TKE Nation.
Union leaders to discuss plan to arm URI police
The leadership of the union that covers faculty at the University of Rhode Island is meeting to discuss further steps it can take in response to a plan to have campus police carry guns.
Infection Control Today
URI Scientists, Collaborators Closer to Designing Vaccine for H. pylori
Researchers from the University of Rhode Island are championing a recent breakthrough in the laboratory with hopes it could lead to a vaccine against the pathogen responsible for stomach cancer and to therapeutics for inflammatory diseases.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Here to Stay and on the Right Track
This past Thursday morning, there was an unusual substitute for press secretary Jay Carney at the daily White House news briefing - the President himself.
Cape Cod Times
Catch a tick? Get it tested
A deer tick under a microscope in March 2002 in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Amherst will test ticks from Cape Cod for Lyme and two other diseases for free.
Some Faculty Oppose URI Move to Arm Campus Cops
A contingent of University of Rhode Island professors opposes a decision to arm campus police officers.
Top Nat'l & Regional Progressives and Conservatives Debate at URI
Top progressives and conservatives from the region -- as well as national organizations -- will be debating the future of Rhode Island in an event on Saturday titled, What's Really in Our Best Interest? The debate will be held on April 26 at the University of Rhode Island, featuring nationally prominent and local political experts who will discuss ... (more)
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Not all want University of Rhode Island police armed
The University of Rhode Island's plan to arm campus police is drawing mixed reviews from students and faculty, with some saying it's long overdue at the nation's only public university where campus police do not carry firearms and others who fear it will lead to more violence.
Not all want University of Rhode Island cops armed
Some say it's a decision that's long overdue at the only public university in the country where campus police do not carry firearms.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Melissa Minto awarded RINLA's "Young Nurseryman of the Year"
The "Young Nurseryman of the Year" Award was presented to Melissa Minto of Watson Farm by the Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association .
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Amity Kicker Commits to University of Rhode Island
Amity Head Football Coach Bert Mozealous and Asst Coach Kevin Mozealous were on hand for the signing along with Lyle's parents.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Narragansett Times
Former URI basketball player charged with murder in Canada
Former URI basketball player Alwayne Bigby, seen here during a game in 2013 at The Ryan Center, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 33-year-old mother of four in Toronto.
Ukraine Transitional Government Moves Militarily to Reclaim Seized Buildings
Nicolai Petro, professor of politics at the University of Rhode Island: Ukrainian officials are using this first military move as political tool to garner more public support, as groups labeled pro-Russian truly want federalism, not succession, in order to protect eastern Ukraine's autonomy.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Center at the URI campus.
Students, staff and members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Center community said this center is long overdue.
New Jersey Jewish News
9/11 fund's founder turns pain into healing
Her brother, Gary Lutnick, had an office in the ill-fated Cantor Fitzgerald firm, where a second brother, Howard, was president.
Kansas science students get a taste of the Antarctic
Valley Heights high-schoolers conducted tests with brine shrimp - and did so with guidance and inspiration from scientists thousands of miles away, conducting similar experiments themselves.