Department of History

Washburn Hall, 80 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

401.874.2528 (p); 401.874.2595 (f)

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Spring 2018 Deadlines


Jan. 28 – End of Open Add period

Feb. 4 – End of Permission Number Add Period

Feb. 4 – Last day to add Pass/Fail Option

Feb. 12 – Last day to drop class without a “W” on Academic Record

Mar. 5 – Last day to drop classes

Mar. 12-18 – Spring Break

Mar. 23 – Last day to change from Pass/Fail Option

Apr. 30 – Last day of classes


News and Notes

Dr. Marcus Nevius Presents “Slave Economy and Petit Marronage”

Dr. Marcus Nevius presented “Slave Economy and Petit Marronage in Virginia and North Carolina from 1790 to 1860”, sponsored by Newport Middle Passage and Channing Church Learning Center.

History and Philosophy Student Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Scholarship rewards top students seeking public service careers

URI history professor receives academic award from French government

Joëlle Rollo-Koster awarded Chevalier des Palmes Académiques

URI archaeologist unveils a golden discovery in Israel

Bridget Buxton is trained to search for knowledge, not sunken treasure, but her most recent expedition to Israel dug up plenty of both.

Morgan Breene named URI’s first Marshall Scholar

URI graduate student earns prestigious international award to continue her studies of underwater archaeological sites.

URI professors address contemporary problems from historical perspective at Applied History Lab

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.

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