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

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Belugas, FAA contest, Cotton Summit

Beluga whales spotted in local waters - quotes marine scientist Robert Kenney
Narragansett Times - 7/8

EB decides to double workforce - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Westerly Sun - 7/7

Sakonnet Times - 7/7

Providence Journal - 7/7

Monday, July 7, 2014

Beluga whale and Watershed Watch

The appearance of a rare beluga whale in Narragansett Bay has resulted in several news stories featuring marine scientist Robert Kenney, including a front page story in the Providence Journal, a feature in EcoRI, and briefs on WPRO radio and Channel 6.  The URI news release about the whale can be found here.

Mobile lab considered for marketing, training - references President Dooley
Providence Business News - 7/7

W&I researchers receives midwives honor - brief about Prof. Judy Mercer
Providence Business News - 7/7

State developing plans for design center - references Business Engagement Center
Providence Business News - 7/7

Submarine maker plans expansion in Rhode Island - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Washington Post - 7/4

Portsmouth pond chosen for algae study - features Watershed Watch program
Sakonnet Times - 7/3

Antarctic Sun - 7/3