2017 GSLIS Annual Gathering

April 21st, 2017, 6 – 10pm Alumni Center, URI Kingston Campus GSLIS alumni, students, faculty, and friends came together at The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies annual gathering to celebrate our anniversary. Celebrating our Alumni of the Year: Catherine Damiani, East Providence Public Library Dhana Whiteing, Providence Community Library — Mount Pleasant Celebrating the […]

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Public Relations Student Society of America to host annual speaker series

By: Kelly Cucciniello ’17, Public Relations PRSSA’s annual speaker series is coming back to URI March 21-23 and will feature three leaders in different aspects of the PR industry: David Preston, Gail Alofsin, and Betty Galligan. David Preston is founder and owner of New Harbor Group. He specializes in crisis communications and community relations. Some […]

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Ashish Chadha

Ashish Chadha has been making films for decades, but they are not the kind you might see at, say, a Showcase cinema. Chadha’s films are experimental or, as one critic puts it, “deliberately incomprehensible,” yet “visually seductive.” They explore themes of death, time, and ritual rooted in the religion, history, and philosophy of India, where he grew up.

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Katlin Fox ’09

Like many new grads entering the job market in the first years of the recession, Katlin Fox knew she might need to re-adjust her immediate expectations. Graduating in 2009 with a B.A. in Public Relations, she had hoped to find a marketing position, but her first post-URI job was as an executive assistant in a construction company. She made the most of it, and her success jumping into middle management even landed her in the pages of The Wall Street Journal.

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Kim DeWall ’13

Kim DeWall (’13) is the Head of Technical Services at the Falmouth Public Library. This April, her director, Leslie Morrissey,  stated that “Ms. DeWall has made a number of positive changes and created a team spirit in her department [and that] DeWall has been an innovator and that the public gets materials faster and accesses them […]

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