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Students in Harrington Hub

The Harrington Hub

The Harrington Hub for Global Leadership in Communication and Media opened in 2016. This state-of-the-art, $6.8 million facility features cutting-edge learning spaces, video and audio editing suites, a film screening room, and much more.

Explore the Hub

News and Broadcasting

The Good 5 Cent Cigar: Established in 1971, URI’s student newspaper publishes a weekly print version and posts daily updates online.

WRIU Radio Station: A broadcast service of the University of Rhode Island, WRIU is managed by a student-run executive board and staffed by many dedicated student and community volunteers.

The Broadcast Center and TV Production Studio uses state-of-the-art technology that facilitates experiential learning with all aspects of sound recording, production and broadcasting.

Communication Centers

The Writing Center, part of the Academic Enhancement Center, provides students with support at all stages of the writing process.

The URI Speaking Center offers peer tutoring for students looking to hone their public speaking skills. Center staff uses digital video technology to record and edit student speeches for playback and critique.

Living and Learning Community

The Harrington School of Communication and Media Living and Learning Community at Hillside Hall provides first-year students with a living environment that promotes personal growth, academic success, and a smooth transition from high school to college.