Thursday, August 28, 2014

Expert insights

Rhode Island benefits from improving U.S.economy - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Washington Examiner - 8/26

State creates new license plates for electric vehicles - references URI staff member Wendy Lucht
Valley Breeze - 8/26

Саммит в Минске: первые итоги - quotes Prof. Nicolai Petro (in Russian)
Golos America - 8/27

The price of decaying roads - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Portland Press Herald - 8/27

The cost of caring for aging parents - quotes Prof. Helen Mederer
Yahoo News - 8/27

Have fun this weekend, but be aware of ticks - references URI Tick Encounter Resource Center
Messenger Index - 8/28

Explosive undersea mission for intrepid Kiwi - features Prof. Robert Ballard expedition

Scoop - 8/28

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Sharks, ticks and the economy

URI documentary “Sharks: The Demon Fish?”
Providence Journal – 8/26

See for yourself how candidates responded to Chamber of Commerce questionnaire - includes URI question
Providence Journal – 8/26

Rocky Mountain spotted fever transmission faster than previously thought - references URI Tick Encounter Resource Center
Toronto Globe and Mail – 8/25


Professor Leonard Lardaro is quoted in an Associated Press story on August 25 about the improving state of the RHode Island economy, which appeared in the Miami Herald, Providence Journal, Westerly Sun, Greenfield Reporter, and other publications.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Ticks, roads and Instagram

Ticks may transmit disease faster than you think - references URI Tick Encounter Resource Center
Health 24 - 8/25

I am done living my life through an Instagram app - op-ed by student Matthew Doyle
Providence Journal - 8/25

Seattle Times - 8/23

Gay City News - 8/22

Friday, August 22, 2014

URI support

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Hunger, accounting and a Hobbit

Providence Journal - 8/21

Jamestown Press - 8/20

Strong word over a Hobbit - quotes Prof. Holly Dunsworth
Nature - 8/20

Providence Business News - 8/20

Free fatty acids may be as effective as antibiotics in treating catheter infections - quotes Prof. Kerry LaPlante
Infection Control Today - 8/19

The potential impact of TPP on the textile industry - quotes Prof. Sheng Lu
Just Style - 8/18

URI to air documentary about sharks
Channel 6 - 8/18

Monday, August 18, 2014

LGBT-friendly campuses, Master Gardeners

URI was included in a list of the top 50 LGBT-friendly colleges in the nation. Among the news outlets that reported on the list was the Providence Business News, The Advocate, and Gay.

Providence Business News - 8/18

Providence Journal - 8/17

Providence Journal - 8/16

Providence Journal - 8/16

Science speak - highlights GSO student
Lab Manager - 8/16

Channel 12 - 8/15

Friday, August 15, 2014

Bears, sand and Polaris

A study of black bear populations in Rhode Island has received considerable media attention, including stories on Channel 12, EcoRI, and an Associated Press story that appeared in the Providence Journal, Channel 10, WPRO radio, Houston Chronicle and elsewhere.

An Associated Press story about research by Professor John King on offshore sand resources appeared on Channel 6, WPRO radio, Connecticut Post and the Albany Times Union.

Providence Business News - 8/13

Los Angeles Times - 8/14

Providence Journal - 8/15

A shot at extreme - feature on Prof. Ashish Avikunthak
Indian Express - 8/15

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Sand, veterans, and eating slowly

Providence Journal - 8/14

Providence Journal - 8/14

Hispanic Business - 8/13

Tobacco money up in smoke - quotes Prof. Ed Mazze
Valley Breeze - 8/13

Lillian Smith Book Award winners announced - Prof. Kathryn Johnson among those honored
Athens Banner Herald - 8/13

Metro UK - 8/13

How many bites do you take a day? - quotes Prof. Kathleen Melanson
Wall Street Journal - 8/11

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Economy, marine conservation, desalination

Professor Leonard Lardaro's monthly economic analysis of the state of Rhode Island continues to get attention, this time from the Providence Journal and Associated Press, whose wire story appeared in the Modesto Bee, Greenfield Reporter, WHJJ radio and elsewhere.

Conservationists working to create more national parks at sea - quotes Prof. Jeremy Collie
Public Radio International – 8/12

URI engineering professor developing desalination technology
Hispanic Business - 8/12

New Era school creates multicultural learners - highlights URI Roadmap to Language Excellence
Valley Breeze - 8/12

URI demonstration garden open Saturday from 10 to 2
Providence Journal – 8/13

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

RI economy, rune stone, GMO foods

Professor Leonard Lardaro continues to provide frequent comment to the news media about the state of the Rhode Island economy. This week his insights were included in the Providence Business News, Business Insider Australia, and the Providence Business News again.

Warwick Beacon – 8/7

NK town council talks rune stone - stone stored at URI
NK Standard Times – 8/7

Dinner plate debate: Food fears - interview with Prof. Albert Kausch
WCVB-TV Boston “Chronicle” – 8/7

A life changing experience
New Bedford Standard Times – 8/8

Tech Collective honors RI bioscience leaders - Prof. Greg Paquette among those honored
Providence Journal - 8/7

Westerly Sun - 8/9

Providence Journal - 8/9

Providence Journal - 8/9