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Artist Talk with Tony Balko – ‘Keep on Snoezelen’

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Artist Talk with Tony Balko – ‘Keep on Snoezelen’

24 Nov 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

Monday, November 24, 4:00pm – 4:45pm, UClub, Artist Talk with Tony Balko – ‘Keep on Snoezelen‘ Keep on Snoezelen is a two-part reference, with a three-part meaning!  First, it points to Creedence Clearwater Revival’s seminal chug-fest, Keep on Chooglin’.  Second, to the controlled multisensory environment therapy known as ‘Snoezelen.’  And third, to a desperate need for cultural agency, satisfied […]

Journalism Day at URI

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Journalism Day at URI

13 Nov 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

On Thursday, November 13, the R.I. Press Association, the Harrington School of Communication and Media, the URI Department of Journalism will co-sponsor Journalism Day at URI. In morning workshops at the Memorial Union, students will interact with reporters and editors from several Rhode Island news outlets. The workshops will engage students in digital storytelling techniques […]

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 Lili Schliesser

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 Lili Schliesser

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 […]

New director for Harrington HUB reveals plans for year

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New director for Harrington HUB reveals plans for year

11 Sep 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

If you walk into the HUB at the Language and Learning Resource Center located in Swan Hall room 301 this year and see a fresh new face, you can bet it’s Tony Balko. Balko, a whimsical, self-described media and technology junkie is the first ever director of the HUB, a part of the Harrington School of Communication. […]

Students attend the 2014 SXSW® Film Conference & Festival

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Students attend the 2014 SXSW® Film Conference & Festival

26 Aug 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

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 Lili Schliesser

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 […]