Home Chemistry at URI Experiential learning is the heart of the chemistry program at URI. More Visit the Teknor-Apex Research Lab. Support the Chemistry Department through The URI Foundation. News & Events Annual High School Chemistry Contest, 2018 Winners. Chemistry students in the News! Quick Links Upcoming Seminars: Oct. 19: Dana DiScenza, Cyclodextrin-Promoted Detection Systems for Biological Matrices and Environmental Applications. Oct. 19: Ray Handel, Clinical Consequences from Chemical Explosives. Undergrads: Spring, 2019 permission number requests available here.