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URI settles lawsuit in baseball player's 2011 death

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The family of a University of Rhode Island baseball player who died after a 2011 team workout has received $1.45 million as part of a settlement with the university and its insurance carrier. 95 more words


10 Wilmington Students Named To Dean's List At URI

KINGSTON, RI — The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that 4,986 undergraduates have qualified for the Fall 2015 Dean’s List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island’s cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, other states and 18 countries. 193 more words


Aquinas WR Earnest Edwards attracting more recruiters

Teammates of Aquinas star Earnest Edwards wondered before and during the high school football season why the talented wide receiver had not received more athletic scholarship offers. 108 more words


URI to seek $68M from voters for new arts facility

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) – The University of Rhode Island hopes to secure voter authorization next year to borrow $68 million for a major renovation of its Fine Arts Center, WPRI.com has confirmed. 534 more words


College Basketball Roundup 12/2

Kris Dunn and the Providence College Friars were back at the Dunk Wednesday. They beat Hartford 89-66.

URI took on Holy Cross at the Ryan Center. 30 more words


Yogathon helps Edesia fight world hunger

The University of Rhode Island today announced the results of a yogathon fundraiser to fight child hunger. The event raised $1,350 for Edesia, a non-profit in Providence which produces Plumpy’Nut and other therapeutic foods. 6 more words

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Former URI football players arraigned on assault charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Two students at the University of Rhode Island faced a judge Wednesday on assault and disorderly conduct charges.

Barrett Lyons, 20, and Michael LeBlanc, 20, were… 143 more words