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Alumni Spotlight: Devyn Branick ’16

8 Mar 2017

Alumni / Friend/ Communication Studies/ Film/Media

Alumni Spotlight: Devyn Branick ’16

By: Brianna Montecalvo, Communications Studies Major, Class of 2017 Devyn Branick is one of the Harrington School’s newest graduates. Just short of a month after she had her last class at URI, Devyn got a job as a Post Prep Technician for NBCUniversal. Every day is different for her as she screens content from different NBC-owned networks […]

Spotlight: Deardorff ’94

28 Nov 2016

Alumni / Friend/ Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Deardorff ’94

Julie Deardorff, University of Rhode Island MLIS 1994, was selected as the 2016 recipient of the Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award by the Academic Library Association of Ohio. She was recognized for her service to the organization and for her development of a unique library careers program for undergraduate students. Julie has served as Director […]

Community Impact Week- The Big Give

28 Oct 2016

Public Relations

Community Impact Week- The Big Give

A common theme in PR classes is the significance of developing relationships.  Students embraced that concept – the power of relationship building – by participating in a week-long community impact week known as The Big Give.  During the first week of October, students made a concerted effort to make a difference in our local community. […]

Home Of The Harrington Hub

21 Oct 2016

Featured/ Harrington School-Wide/ Headlines/ Home Page Featured

Home Of The Harrington Hub

The Grand Opening Of The #HarringtonHub Was A Who’s Who of Politicians, Business And Community Leaders, Media Executives, And Members Of The Press

A New Model for Training Graduate Students in Science Communication

22 Sep 2016

Faculty & Staff/ Writing & Rhetoric

A New Model for Training Graduate Students in Science Communication

Graduate students in the sciences are trained to write for discipline-­specific journals, but they typically receive little instruction in communicating to public and non-­specialist audiences. This lack of practical training persists despite the importance of engaging members of the public in scientific research to support policy decisions and science literacy. Faculty form the Writing and Rhetoric and […]

Spotlight: Kerri Hicks ’14

5 Sep 2016

Alumni / Friend/ Library & Information Studies

Spotlight: Kerri Hicks ’14

Kerri Hicks (’14) is the Library Web Manager at Brown University. Kerri has been working as a web developer and programmer since the 90s and offers fantastic insight into the integration of the library and technology.     Kerri, you are the Library Web Manager at Brown University. What do your responsibilities include? My primary responsibilities […]

Public Relations Students Launch Campaign to Register Voters

12 May 2016

Public Relations

Public Relations Students Launch Campaign to Register Voters

Everywhere we turn, we are reminded it is election year – even at URI.  Students enrolled in PR courses this semester participated in a fast-moving social media campaign to facilitate “Rock the Vote”.  Recognized as the largest nonpartisan, non-profit organization in the United States, “Rock the Vote” encourages young people to not only register to […]

Cranston High School East Awarded Library of the Year!

6 May 2016

Alumni / Friend/ Award Winners/ Library & Information Studies

Cranston High School East Awarded Library of the Year!

Kingston, RI April 16, 2016 Librarian Heidi Blais accepted the “Library of the Year” award for Cranston High School East at the URI Graduate School of Library and Information Studies Annual Gathering on April 16, 2016. This honor is awarded to a Rhode Island Library that exemplifies innovation and service, and contributes in exceptional ways […]

Congratulations to Sarah Mias!

28 Apr 2016

Graduate Student/ Library & Information Studies

Congratulations to Sarah Mias!

Congratulations to Sarah Mias on winning the Fairfield County Library Administrators Group Scholarship award!

Congratulations to Kelly Parlin!

28 Apr 2016

Graduate Student/ Library & Information Studies

Congratulations to Kelly Parlin!

Congratulations to Kelly Parlin on winning the CLA/ACLB Scholarship award!