The game that took place on the University of Rhode Island athletic fields in the fall of 1966 reminded spectators vaguely of American football, but it looked decidedly different.
Players wore no pads and the scoring system required them to place the ball on the ground in the end zone to score a “try,” or drop kick it through the uprights during play. The game, born in…
Julie C. KellerAssistant Professor of Sociology Julie C. Keller’s research and teaching interests include transnational migration from Latin America, rural studies, and gender. Her work focuses on the incorporation processes of undocumented workers in new immigrant destinations.
Richard McIntyreProfessor Richard McIntyre is an expert on Cuban government and politics, is co-director of the University’s academic exchange program in Cuba and has been a frequent visitor to the island over the years.
Stephen AtlasStephen Atlas researches behavioral factors that influence consumer financial decisions. In particular, his research explores how time preferences and payment frequency impact consumer decisions involving recurring financial consequences such as mortgages and recurring payment plans.
Jimmie OxleyDirector of national center of excellence at URI in explosives detection & mitigation, works with FBI, ATF, municipal law enforcement, governments of Israel, United Kingdom
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Groundbreaking set for URI engineering complex
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