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URI breaks ground on new $125 million engineering school

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — The University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering facilities have been around almost as long as the institution of higher education has been titled the University of Rhode Island: URI got its… 235 more words


Lamar Odom on scene for Rhode Island-Creighton

SACRAMENTO — The Rhode Island basketball team, making its first NCAA tournament appearance in 18 years, played in front of one of its most famous alums: Lamar Odom. 186 more words


CLBR #253: Heidi Beirich, SPLC and Hate in the USA

SPLC’S Heidi Beirich on the State of Hate in the USA

Heidi Beirich – Southern Poverty Law Center

Heidi Beirich leads the SPLC’s Intelligence Project, “one of the most respected anti-terror organizations in the world,” according to the  654 more words

Trump Administration

Dooley: Free tuition plan would mean about 200 more students a year

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The University of Rhode Island’s president said if Gov. Gina Raimondo’s free tuition plan is passed and fully implemented, his staff is projecting enrollment to increase at the flagship school by roughly 200 students a year. 389 more words


Student-oriented housing limit in Narragansett being contested

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island ACLU filed a brief Tuesday at Narragansett Municipal Court contesting a housing ordinance approved last year in the town that limits un-related people living in a single-family home to no more than four. 427 more words


Risk of Substance Misuse Among LGBT Persons Compared to Heterosexuals

By Jesse Dooley, University of Rhode Island

In 2009 approximately 23.5 million Americans 12 and older needed treatment for substance abuse (“Drugfacts-Treatment Statistics,” 2011). Seven percent of those were between 12 and 17 years of age, and nearly 30 percent were between 20 and 29. 3,379 more words


URI calls rally responding to Trump executive order on immigration

KINGSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Students, faculty and staff at the University of Rhode Island were invited to gather Wednesday morning for a rally supporting members of the community who may be affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, suspending the admission of refugees to the United States for 120 days and barring Syrian refugees indefinitely. 203 more words