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GSLIS Professor ‘leads the way’ in library way-finding research

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GSLIS Professor ‘leads the way’ in library way-finding research

2 Dec 2014 | by WebsiteManager

Lauren Mandel, Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in the Harrington School, is leading the way in making public libraries easier to use for everyone. Her current research on way-finding in libraries (how people orient and navigate in space) could help people find information faster and easier, reducing the “library […]

URI’s Visiting Artist to collaborate with students, create art for social change

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URI’s Visiting Artist to collaborate with students, create art for social change

16 Oct 2014 | by WebsiteManager

German artist Martin Keil’s artistic ventures seek to use art to as an agent of social change toward a more sustainable society. Keil is collaborating with URI art, engineering and communication students on his project, Reuse: Disposable Food Packaging, as part of the URI Distinguished Visiting Artists Program. Keil’s project aims to raise awareness about disposable food and beverage packaging, encourage […]

Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

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Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

12 Oct 2014 | by WebsiteManager

Assistant Professor of Film/Media Ashish Avikunthak released his third feature-length film this year, Rati Chakravyuh. The film, which took three weeks to write and two days to shoot, is a 102-minute single-shot conversation between six newlywed couples and a priestess. The single, continuous shot gives time precedence over narrative, creating Avikunthak’s trademark “cinema of temporality.” The conversation carries themes of life, death, and religion, as […]

Students attend the 2014 SXSW® Film Conference & Festival

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Students attend the 2014 SXSW® Film Conference & Festival

26 Aug 2014 | by WebsiteManager

During spring break of the 2014 semester, Keith Brown, Lecturer in the Film/Media program, took 10 Film/Media students to the SXSW® Film Conference & Festival in Austin, Texas. Every March, SXSW brings together the creative talents of the film industry to witness, inspire, and share the visions of filmmakers from around the world. According to Brown, some of the 10-day […]

Welcome Hollie Smith, the Harrington School’s newest Assistant Professor

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Welcome Hollie Smith, the Harrington School’s newest Assistant Professor

18 Aug 2014 | by WebsiteManager

We are excited to welcome Dr. Hollie Smith to the Harrington School’s Public Relations program! She joins our faculty as an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies where her interests in teaching and research will shine. “The University of Rhode Island and the Harrington School seemed like a perfect fit for my background and interests. I love teaching Public Relations […]