Per-course, academic year part-time faculty position in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Rhode Island to begin Fall 2022.Continue reading "Open Position: Part-Time Faculty, Mathematics"
On Friday April 8, from 3-5 PM in Lippitt 205, Erika Fiore will be defending her dissertation Gender-Specific Experiences of Women Undergraduate STEM Students in Online Mathematics Curses During a Pandemic. This is a qualitative study in partial fulfillment of a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, co-supervised by Michael Barrus and Kees de Groot (School of Education). Please […]Continue reading "Doctoral Thesis Defense: Erika Fiore"
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded its second National Science Foundation grant to recruit, prepare, and support science, computer science, engineering and mathematics majors to become teachers. This Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program, funded by a 1.2 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, was established to address the large number of […]Continue reading "Robert Noyce STEM Scholarship & Internship Program Now Available"
Major: Data ScienceHometown: Lincoln, RI Q. In your opinion, what makes the College of Arts and Sciences at URI unique?A. The College of Arts and Sciences at URI is unique because of how many different routes a student can take to achieve their academic goals. It’s not a clear-cut path to getting your degree and it’s […]Continue reading "Class of 2022 – Caroline Akanji"
Josephine “Josie” Shirah ‘22 has an enduring passion for science and math that she’s ready to put into action. Her appreciation for the harmonious balance between math and chemistry began in high school when she realized studying these fields allowed her to explore and interact with the world in a unique way. Now, Shirah, a […]Continue reading "Josie Shirah ‘22 on the Power and Beauty of Chemistry and Math"
Majors: Applied Mathematics and Computer ScienceHometown: Middletown, RI Q. What makes the College of Arts and Sciences at URI unique?A. The College of Arts and Sciences is unique because of its flexibility and helpful staff. A&S allows you to explore a variety of fields and develop a curriculum that best suits your interests and abilities. […]Continue reading "Class of 2022 – Tuyetlinh Nguyen"
Zara Blum ’14 always knew she was wanted to attend the University of Rhode Island. Growing up in Rhode Island, she remembers going to Hebrew school classes held in URI’s nursing building and to camps on campus in the summer, spending breaks running around the Quadrangle. She also knew that she loved math, entering the […]Continue reading "From math to philosophy, computer science to public relations: Zara Blum ’14 on exploring interests"
The department has new scholarships, Rhode Graduate scholarships, available to support eligible full time Master’s students. The deadline to apply to the Master program is July 15; March 1 to get a full consideration for a Teaching Assistantship. For more information: contact the graduate director Lubos Thoma, firstname.lastname@example.org.Continue reading "New Scholarship Available for Incoming Master’s Students"
Based on action taken by the URI Faculty Senate on Nov. 25, the University will temporarily expand access to the second grade option to all students for fall semester 2020 and spring semester 2021. This expanded access to the second grade option will allow all undergraduate and graduate students to retake a fall 2020 or […]Continue reading "Second Grade Option Expanded for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021"
Majors: Applied Mathematics and PhysicsHometown: Cranston, RI What makes the College of Arts and Sciences at URI unique? The uniqueness of the College of Arts and Sciences at URI comes from the connections between each department in the college. Being in the physics department allowed me to take not only physics courses, but also computer science, […]Continue reading "Stefanie Hersey – Modeling COVID-19 Outcomes in RI"