Monday, July 28, 2014

Water quality, politics and prostitution

RI water quality improving, report card says - quotes Prof. Judith Swift
Providence Journal - 7/28 

National Journal - 7/28

Flawed analysis of prostitution in Rhode Island - op-ed by Prof. Donna Hughes
Providence Journal - 7/27

Westerly Sun - 7/27

Providence Journal - 7/27

Hispanic Business - 7/26

Providence Business News - 7/26

Westerly Sun - 7/26

Martha Stewart Blog - 7/25

Clay Pell offers vision for the state, Block Island - mentions Graduate School of Oceanography
Block Island Times - 7/25

Space Daily - 7/24

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Sharks, events and the ProJo sale

Tracking sharks off New England - quotes instructor Brad Wetherbee
CBS Boston - 7/23

Channel 10 - 7/23

6 ways to eat healthily during Raya - references URI research
Mens Health Singapore - 7/23

Channel 12 - 7/23

Valley Breeze - 7/23

Providence Journal sold for $46 million - quotes Prof. John Pantalone
WPRO radio - 7/23

Jamestown Press - 7/23

Lewisboro Ledger - 7/24

BridgeFest puts RI performers in the spotlight - references Prof. Joe Parillo
Providence Journal - 7/24

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Climate change, NASA research

Prof. Corey Lang's study of Internet search habits related to climate change continues to generate attention, most recently in the Providence Business News, NBC News, Yahoo News, and United Press International.  The URI news release about the study can be found here.

WNPR radio – 7/22 

New London Day - 7/23

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

Endeavor, research and faculty expertise

Channel 10 -  7/16

Washington Post – 7/17

NASA to prove ocean ecology and carbon cycle - references URI's Endeavor
Headlines and Global News – 7/17

Space Ref – 7/17

Rhode Island Public Radio - 7/17

Local experts weight in on Malaysian Airlines crash  - interview with Prof. Nicolai Petro

NBC10 News Sunrise - 7/18

Weather triggers searchers for global warming - research by Prof. Corey Lang

Scientific American - 7/18

Tapping into the next super fuel - references research by Prof. Navindra Seeram
Outside magazine - 7/18

RI beekeepers on guard against tiny pest - quotes Prof. Howard Ginsberg
Westerly Sun - 7/18

RI economy has best six months in decades - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Business Week - 7/18

WWI: A world left forever changed - quotes Prof. Maury Klein
Providence Journal - 7/20

WPRO radio - 7/20

Fringe PVD Festival rounds up full range of performers - references staff member Steven Pennell
Providence Journal - 7/20

7 ways you can easily increase your willpower - quotes Prof. James Prochaska
Business Insider - 7/20

Tax credit supporting RI film industry - quotes Prof. Ed Mazze
Providence Business News - 7/21

Risky, yes, but perhaps a better way - references URI construction projects
Providence Business News - 7/21

WPRO radio - 7/21

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Balloon fest, climate research, online reading

News about this weekend's hot air balloon festival on campus was reported in the Providence Journal, Westerly Sun and Valley Breeze.

Research by Prof. Corey Lang linking Internet searches for information about climate change and weather fluctuations generated attention from the London Daily Mail, Science Daily, Science 2.0 and other online media.

Being a better online reader - quotes Prof. Julie Coiro
New Yorker - 7/16

Cranston Patch - 7/15

Providence Business News - 7/15

Monday, July 14, 2014

Invasive plants, language studies, and Master Gardeners

An effort by URI entomologists to fight an invasive weed by releasing insects to eat the plant has generated considerable local media attention.  The Providence Journal featured the project on the front page on July 13, and Channel 10 reported on it on July 12 and 13. It was also reported by Channel 12, WHJJ radio, WPRO radio, and the Greenfield Reporter.  The URI news release about the project can be found here.

Providence Business News - 7/14

Providence Business News - 7/14

Providence Business News - 7/14

Boston Globe - 7/12

Westerly Sun - 7/12

Westerly Sun - 7/12

RI Small Business Journal - 7/11

New England Real Estate Journal - 7/11

Providence Business News - 7/11

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Business and biotech

Business Lunch: Tracking Alex and Ani - interview with dean Mark Higgins
Channel 10 – 7/8

Hispanic Business - 7/9

Cranston Herald - 7/10