September – December 2021
Tuesday evenings at 7
Edwards Auditorium and online



***Due to the COVID crisis:  ALL attendees will be REQUIRED to show either a vaccination card OR a university ID.  Also, everyone attending will be required to be masked while inside the building.  Virtual viewing is open to all.***

To celebrate the dawn of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, the University of Rhode Island will focus its 58th annual Honors Colloquium on “Sustaining Our Shores” in fall of 2021.

Coordinators: J.P. Walsh, Andrew J. Davies


Watch Virtually?!  Video links will be available on the day of the event.  

Special Video Events

To further the community discussion around the topics of the 2021 Fall Honors Colloquium, the Organizers are hosting several topical documentary screenings on selected Thursday evenings at 7pm (doors open at 6.45) in the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, Kingston Campus (Room: CBLS 100). The initial screening list is tentatively as follows: Sept 30, Tidewater; Oct 21, Chasing Coral and Dec 9, The Story of Plastics. Pre-registration (linked below) is required, along with a valid URI ID or vaccination card and the URI indoor masking policy must be followed.


Learn more about the URI Honors Program.