News and Events



  • Kendall Moore URI filmmaker tackles issues of race, environment - URI journalism professor Kendall Moore's powerful films about race, the environment and other issues have raised understanding and won multiple awards.
  • Chelsea Opong-Wadeer Chelsea Opong-Wadeer ’18 - For a budding newspaper reporter, getting a first byline can be a thrill. Chelsea Opong-Wadeer was so excited she framed her debut and hung it on her bedroom wall.
  • Trenton Anderson Trenton Anderson ’18 - Trenton Anderson was a shy teenager in high school. He didn’t have many friends, and he spent a lot of time alone in his room making YouTube videos.
  • Michael Shawver Michael Shawver ’07 - A panther has taken down the Titanic and film editor Michael Shawver '07 is among those responsible.
  • URI Film/Media Student Film Clips #1 URI Film/Media Student Film Clips #1 - Clips from: Saudade, Dinner Out, and The Outside of Life.
  • Nicole Lattarulo Nicole Lattarulo, Sports Producer and Reporter - Nicole E. Lattarulo is a sports producer, anchor, and reporter for the Good Five Cent Cigar News, and a Harrington School student majoring in Journalism and minoring in Communication Studies.
  • Tara Granahan She rules the airwaves - 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.
  • Ellen DeGeneres Show and LA - Harrington School majors have the opportunity for a trip of a lifetime and the chance to go behind the scenes of a popular daytime talk show.
  • URI professors explore new ways to teach writing - Writing professors at the University of Rhode Island are rethinking how they teach some first-year composition classes to give students an opportunity to write in new ways that incorporate technology, personal experience and public awareness.
  • Aria Mia Loberti and Ingrid Aria Mia Loberti - At 11 years old, Aria Mia Loberti decided she would give a TED talk one day. That may seem like an unusual wish for such a young girl, but Loberti has never been ordinary.
  • Woody Harrelson poses for a photo with URI students Woody Harrelson Charms URI Students at Film Screening - The actor Woody Harrelson had plenty to say about his new film, “Lost in London,” during a screening at the University of Rhode Island recently, but he was mum on his latest venture: a role in the new Star Wars movie.
  • Hillary Brady Hillary Brady ’12 - 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.
  • Award-winning Israeli filmmakers to screen films at URI, Oct. 23 - Israeli filmmakers Tamar Kay and Or Sinai will screen their award-winning short films followed by a Q&A and reception on Monday, Oct. 23 from 4-6 p.m. The event will take place in the Swan Hall Doody Auditorium, 60 Upper College Road in Kingston and is free and open to the public.
  • Amma Marfo Amma Marfo ’07 - Comic greats like Steve Martin, Garry Shandling and Nora Ephron will tell you all of life is material. Even the bits that seem anything but. Amma Marfo ’07 understands this.
  • Aria Mia Loberti, Class of 2020 Aria Mia Loberti ’20 - Things denied or delayed: They’re fuel for Aria Mia Loberti.