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Dr. Yan Ma presents her Research on Visual Literacy in China in June, 2017

13 Jul 2017

Faculty & Staff/ Library & Information Studies

Dr. Yan Ma presents her Research on Visual Literacy in China in June, 2017

Dr. Yan Ma, of the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, presented her research on Visual Literacy during a trip to the School of Media and Communication at Guizhou Normal University this June. Dr. Ma is pictured (in the photo on the right) wearing a pink suit.

Writing Center develops essential skill

3 May 2017

Harrington School-Wide/ Undergraduate Student/ Writing & Rhetoric

Writing Center develops essential skill

By Jackie Adell, Communication Studies major, Class of 2017 Writing is one of the most sought after skills by employers today, according to a survey by the Association of American Colleges and Universities. This important skill is a major focus of the Harrington School and one of the reasons the Writing Center was established. Located […]

URI to offer Film Festival immersion course this summer

3 May 2017

Film/Media/ Undergraduate

URI to offer Film Festival immersion course this summer

By Brianna Creech, Film/Media & Public Relations major, class of 2019 Understanding film as an art form but also a growing international business is a concept that professors are teaching today’s Harrington students.  Professor and assistant dean of the College of Arts and Science, Tom Zorabedian, is basing his new summer immersion course around this […]

Alumni Spotlight: Sammi Vogel

3 May 2017

Advisory Board/ Alumni / Friend

Alumni Spotlight: Sammi Vogel

By Brianna Creech, Film/Media & Public Relations major, class of 2019 Four years after graduation, Sammi Vogel, is using the tools Harrington School gave her to build HBO’s brand.   At URI Vogel was a communication studies major with a theatre minor.  She was an executive producer for a student-run television series “Dimensions of Diversity,” […]

Executive Advisory Board, students review mentoring program

3 May 2017

Advisory Board/ Undergraduate Student

Executive Advisory Board, students review mentoring program

By Jackie Adell, Communication Studies major, Class of 2017 Members of the Harrington School’s Executive Advisory Board met with students on Friday, April 28. These meetings take place twice during the school year and are meant for board members and Harrington students to network and discuss academic experiences, career goals, and common interests. Executive Advisory […]

New COM class examines social media, relationships

3 May 2017

Communication Studies/ Undergraduate

New COM class examines social media, relationships

By Jackie Adell, Communication Studies major, Class of 2017 Social media continues to change the way people communicate. People have various accounts to stay connected, but how is this constant virtual connection affecting in-person relationships? Some recent studies (see Clayton, Nagurney, & Smith, 2013) have shown that social media can negatively affect relationships. A new […]

Award-winning journalist, alumnus to deliver commencement address

3 May 2017

Award-winning journalist, alumnus to deliver commencement address

By: Pamela Henning, Communication Studies major, Class of 2017 After 26 years, Vladimir Duthiers will return to the University of Rhode Island’s commencement stage. This time, Duthiers will address his alma mater’s class of 2017. In 1991 Duthiers proudly earned his bachelor’s degree in political science at URI, and walked toward a prestigious career in […]

Harrington Alumna Christiane Amanpour, CNN

12 Apr 2017

Harrington School-Wide/ Home Page Featured

Harrington Alumna Christiane Amanpour, CNN

Director Adam Roth and journalism student Allie Lewis (junior) with Harrington alumna Christiane Amanpour

Congratulations to Alyssa Taft!

15 Mar 2017

Current Students/ Graduate Student/ Library & Information Studies

Congratulations to Alyssa Taft!

Students, faculty utilize newly renovated Ranger Hall & Harrington Hub

8 Mar 2017

Harrington School-Wide

Students, faculty utilize newly renovated Ranger Hall & Harrington Hub

By: Leticia Simone, Public Relations Major, Class of 2017 Earlier this year, the Harrington School received a new addition with the opening of the newly-renovated Harrington Hub. The Hub, centrally located in Ranger Hall, includes state of the art active learning classrooms, editing suites, screening rooms, recording studio, a computer lab, as well as a media […]