by Mariana Zardetto Alves Ashley Kuhar, BA ’14, MBA’18, was one of 10 URI alumni to receive the 10 Under 10 Award last month. Kuhar is the senior communications specialist at FM Global. The University of Rhode Island and the Young Alumni Council recognized several outstanding alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years, […]Continue reading "Ashley Kuhar receives URI’s prestigious 10 Under 10 award"
URI is proud to have so many distinguished alumni with exciting careers. Nikki Noya, URI class of 2000, is no exception. Noya is the co-host of the travel television talk show “The Jet Set,” the first hybrid talk and travel show.Continue reading "Alumni Spotlight: Nikki Noya ’00"
The end of the school year can be a frightening time for seniors who are not sure what they want to do after graduation or have not yet landed the job they desire. This was not the case for Jessica Pace, ’18, a journalism and communication studies double major.Continue reading "Class of 2018 Spotlight: Jessica Pace"
After filling PBS’ late-night time slot on an interim basis for five months, Christiane Amanpour, University of Rhode Island graduate, has been named the permanent successor to Charlie Rose.Continue reading "URI alumna Amanpour to fill PBS slot full-time"
A panther has taken down the Titanic and film editor Michael Shawver ’07 is among those responsible.Continue reading "Michael Shawver ’07"
In the high-octane world of talk radio, loud is good, obnoxious is better and ratings rule. Tara Granahan, a URI journalism alum, has outlasted the male competition by pulling in the numbers, getting the story and being pleasant.Continue reading "She rules the airwaves"
“Amanpour,” an award-winning flagship global affairs program hosted by URI alumna Christiane Amanapour, aired for the first time on PBS stations.Continue reading "URI alumna Christiane Amanpour airs “Amanpour” nationally on PBS"
Most undergraduates fear graduation and the job search that comes along with it. Brigid Corcoran, ‘17, felt the same stress and worry many seniors feel during their final semester of college.Continue reading "Alumni Spotlight: Brigid Corcoran"
To call Camp Runamuck — the homeless community that sprang up under Providence’s Crawford Street Bridge in 2009 — a tent city? That was to give it airs. It was a hovel. Garbage in want of a bulldozer.Continue reading "Hillary Brady ’12"
URI’s Harrington School teaches its students to think and dream big. Alexandria Haughey, a 2013 graduate of the Harrington School with a B.A. in Public Relations, did just that. Haughey joined Condé Nast in October of 2013 a short while after graduation. After completing internships for Alice + Olivia, Duffy & Shanley, and StyleWeek, she started off at Condé Nast as an Advertising Assistant and worked her way up to her current position, Account Executive.Continue reading "Alumni Spotlight: Alexandria Haughey ‘13"