URI demographer discusses China’s population decline-Associate Professor of Sociology Melanie Brasher has studied China’s demography for years, and has published widely on China’s demographics. In an interview, Brasher analyzed China’s recent population numbers.
Peace Award Recipient-The Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island congratulates Dr. Hilda Lloréns for winning the first Peace Award for the URI faculty and staff.
Take A Walk Through Time-It started as a walking tour in 2019, and now you can take it for credit. URI Campus: A Walk Through Time is a new multidisciplinary undergraduate course that examines the history of the land on which the Kingston campus sits.
Making Movements and Powerful Memories with Migrant Justice-Coordinated by sociology professor Julie Keller, URI hosted an event in Fall 2021 by Migrant Justice, a nonprofit organization based in Vermont that focuses on labor rights and economic justice for migrant workers within the dairy industry while encompassing a variety of intersectional issues.
Keeper of Her Culture-While still an undergraduate, Leah Hopkins ’20 became the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology’s first community engagement specialist. Her job: Collaborate with academic institutions, create educational programming, and raise the profile of Indigenous and tribal communities.