Momentum, Spring 2024

University of Rhode Island’s Research Magazine

Feature Story - Finding the Light

From the VPR, Bethany D. Jenkins

“This issue highlights ways URI researchers push boundaries to improve human lives.”


More Momentum

  • Rhode Island Rising - RISE-UP has potential to boost state’s economy, create jobs and provide entrepreneurial opportunities for students.
  • Artificial Intelligence Permeating Modern Life - URI’s Zhang developing state-of-the-art AI methodology for forecasting market movements.
  • Tackling Plastics at URI - URI hosted its inaugural Global Plastics Forum, bringing together more than 80 local, national, and international experts from organizations tackling the impact of plastics throughout the world.
  • Two URI Professors honored as AAAS Fellows - This year, the American Association for the Advancement of Science named Steven D’Hondt and Sunshine Menezes to its fellowship ranks.
  • Beat of the Music (Therapy) - URI‘s O‘Malley embarking on research journey after years as clinical therapist