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"
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"
For Marygrace Trousdell, choice and flexibility were absolute musts when it came to choosing a college to attend. “Like many first year students unsure of establishing a major,” she said, “I worried about getting involved in a program not fit for me, but I felt confident going forward at URI. The extent of choice here […]Continue reading "Marygrace Trousdell ’19 on Learning How to Learn"
When it came time to apply for college, Lauren Black ’19 had absolutely no idea what she wanted. Opting for her state school, Black brought her love and propensity for mathematics with her from her hometown of Middletown, RI. Her decision turned out for the best, however. “URI was the perfect place for someone like […]Continue reading "The Limit Does Not Exist: Lauren Black ‘19 on Her Budding Career as an Actuary"