News and Notes
URI graduate student earns prestigious international award to continue her studies of underwater archaeological sites.
As leading practitioners of the emerging discipline of applied history, they are using the knowledge and wisdom of the past to help identify and address present-day policy changes.
Robert G. Weisbord explores discrimination over last century
As part of the ceremony, 17 new members were initiated into Phi Alpha Theta, The National History Honor Society.
Joëlle Rollo-Koster, of South Kingstown, who teaches medieval history, says the parallels between the modern-day pope and early 13th century Roman Catholic friar and founder of the Franciscan Order are striking.
URI professor talks about Japan’s Minamata chemical disaster and historic mercury treaty signed in October, 2013
University of Rhode Island Department of History Chair Timothy George is a global expert on 1950s disaster that poisoned thousands.
The students spent 10 days in Iwate Prefecture, Japan learning first-hand about the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
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