It was a welcome surprise: Engineering classes at the University of Rhode Island that involved hands-on projects, not only theory.
Back home in Senegal, Rassoul Diouf says it was rare for science students to step into a lab or make something from scratch.
“It’s mostly theory,” says the…
Christy AshleyChristy Ashley is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at URI’s College of Business Administration. Her main research and teaching interests include customer experience management, creativity, and consumer-brand relationships. She focuses on how retailers, advertising, and new media impact consumer-brand relationships. Ashley fosters the talents of the “Big Thinkers” at the University of Rhode Island and […]
Heather FaubertHeather Faubert is a research associate who runs the University of Rhode Island’s Plant Protection Clinic. She is well known for diagnosing the innumerable diseases, pests and other problems that southern New England plants battle each year, and providing protocol for safe treatment. She typically gets more than 300 samples per year to identify and […]
Rainer LohmannOceanography Professor Lohmann is worried about the chemical pollutants that drift into our waterways and travel around the globe in the world’s oceans, contaminating food webs and sometimes lingering for decades.
Thomas MatherA national leader in the study of ticks and Lyme disease, he is working on developing a vaccine against the disease, developed a tick bite risk index for the U.S., and is the leading voice seeking to educate New Englanders about how to avoid getting bitten by ticks.
URI in the News
70-year-old crash victim was days from receiving his degree from URI
The Providence Journal on May 23, 2017
Anthony Guadiana, 70, dies in crash days before graduation
Daily Mail on May 23, 2017
Daughter walks in honor of late father at his URI graduation ceremony
ABC6 News on May 23, 2017
R.I. colleges urged to take advantage of free Narcan
The Providence Journal on May 22, 2017