Friday, May 22, 2015

Life sciences, state funding, Navy Band

The announcement of plans for a life sciences complex in Providence that may partner with URI was featured in the Providence Journal, Channel 12 and Providence Business News.

Passage by the Rhode Island Senate of a bill to base state funding of public colleges on performance was featured in the Providence Journal, Channel 10, Rhode Island Public Radio, and the Associated Press, whose wire story appeared in the Boston Globe, Nashua Telegraph, New London Day and elsewhere.

The upcoming performance by the Navy Band at URI was reported in the Warwick Beacon, Cranston Herald and Johnston Sunrise.

Providence Business News - 5/20

Valley Breeze - 5/20

Channel 12 - 5/21

Jamestown Press - 5/21

Providence Journal - 5/22

Providence Journal - 5/22

Accu-Weather - 5/22

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Whales, sharks and ticks

Providence Journal - 5/20

Eat Drink Rhode Island - 5/20

Shelter Island Reporter - 5/19

East Greenwich Pendulum - 5/19

Delaware News Journal - 5/19

Bahamas Weekly - 5/18

Channel 12 - 5/18

The Rhode Show - Channel 12 - 5/18

WPRO radio - 5/18

Monday, May 18, 2015

Commencement, bequest, job prospects

A great many stories were reported about graduation season, including an excellent front page feature in the May 18 Providence Journal, a brief report on Channel 12, a mention of honorary degree recipients on WHJJ and the Providence Journal, and an Associated Press story that appeared on the websites of more than 50 news outlets, including the Idaho Statesman, Biloxi Sun Herald, Houston Chronicle, Channel 6, Kansas City Star and the Columbus Ledger Enquirer.

An Associated Press story about a bequest from a late professor appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Times, Channel 6, Albany Times Union and elsewhere.

Providence Business News - 5/16

Channel 10 - 5/16

Rhode Island Public Radio - 5/15

Rhode Island Public Radio – 5/14

Entomology Today – 5/14

Channel 12 – 5/14

Providence Journal – 5/15

New Bedford Standard Times – 5/15

Providence Business News – 5/15

Friday, May 8, 2015

Arming police, ticks and Mars travel

The arming of campus police today is receiving considerable media attention. Rhode Island Public Radio aired a story, and the Associated Press wire story appeared in more than 100 media outlets, including ABC News, Fox News, US News and World Report, NBC News, and the Huffington Post.

Warwick Beacon - 5/7

Narragansett Patch - 5/7

Houston Chronicle - 5/7

Yesterday's Island - 5/7

Cape Cod Times - 5/8

Rhode Island Public Radio- 5/8

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Gender and Sexuality Center, Homeland security grant

The grand opening of the Gender and Sexuality Center and one of the speakers at the ceremony, Jessica Brand, has generated considerable news attention. The Providence Journal wrote stories about the center and Jessica, and other stories appeared on Rhode Island Public Radio, and Channel 6, 10 and 12. The news release about the center can be found here, and a profile of Jessica is here.

South Dakota Public Broadcasting - 5/6

Providence Business News - 5/6

Valley Breeze - 5/6

Armenian Weekly - 5/6

Channel 10 - 5/5