PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The faculty union at the University of Rhode Island has reached an agreement with the school requiring all full-time faculty to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island is now requiring all students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear masks when in inside spaces where people gather, including classrooms, laboratories, and dining facilities.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The state's economy continues to make a strong comeback from the worst days of the coronavirus pandemic, a University of Rhode Island economics professor said Wednesday.
Leonard Lardaro said 11 of 12 indicators in his monthly Current Conditions Index improved in May compared to where they were in May of last year.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A former University of Rhode Island professor has sued the school, alleging he was fired as retaliation for challenging the lack of diversity in the school’s leadership and encouraging students to speak out against systemic racism.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island has announced plans to preserve two 1950s murals by Arthur Sherman in the Memorial Union that were covered last year.
The university will add language to explain how the murals reflect a past era where school enrollment was predominantly male and white, the Providence Journal reported.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island decided not to revoke an honorary degree bestowed upon Michael Flynn, an alumnus who briefly served as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser and who has remained an ardent supporter of the former president since his election loss.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Salve Regina University is the latest college in Rhode Island to announce that it will require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to campus next fall.
The Catholic school in Newport announced Tuesday that all students, faculty and staff will be required to submit proof of vaccination to the school no later than Aug.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Two men police allege were involved in the fatal stabbing of a college student at a house party in Newport last weekend are in custody, police said Thursday.
The suspects turned themselves in Thursday morning.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island college student stabbed last weekend at a house party has died, according to police and his family.
Maximus Julian, 22, of Little Compton, was stabbed during an altercation at a rental home in Newport at about 12:30 a.m.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island is weighing whether to revoke an honorary degree bestowed years ago to Michael Flynn, a university alumnus who briefly served as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Everyone knows that maple syrup is delicious, but not everyone knows it has potential health benefits too.
A team of University of Rhode Island scientists is hoping to change that with a nearly $500,000 federal grant they'll use to promote the maple industry, stressing the sustainability and market value of the crop and its potential health benefits.