Friday, November 21, 2014

CRC grant, faculty commentary

The largest grant in URI history was awarded this week by USAID to the Coastal Resources Center, and the media took notice.  The news was reported by the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, Channel 10 and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the Seattle Post Intelligencer, Danbury News Times, Beaumont Enterprise, The Republic, the Daily Journal, KSL TV in Utah and World News Report, among others.  The URI news release about the grant can be found here.

GoLocalProv - 11/21

A mixed employment report for Rhode Island - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Providence Journal - 11/21

Warwick Beacon - 11/20 

Business Week - 11/20 

Why Americans are so divided - interview with Prof. Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz
KIRO Radio Seattle - 11/20

Health officials mark Great American Smokeout - references URI Providence exhibit
Channel 10 - 11/20

Santa Cruz Sentinel - 11/20 

10 foods to supercharge your cycling - references URI research
Bike Radar - 11/20

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Alex and Ani gift, Avenue Q, more

A $1 million donation from Alex and Ani to the URI College of Pharmacy generated considerable local media attention, including in the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, GoLocalProvChannel 12 and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Channel 6, the Greenfield Reporter and elsewhere.  The URI news release about the gift can be found here.

Providence Journal - 11/20

Providence Journal - 11/20

Valley Breeze - 11/19

Storytelling cloth used to educate women in Mali about HPV
Health City – 11/18

Pulitzer Prize winner to givelecture at URI
GoLocalProv – 11/18

Mysterious sea star killer probably a virus - quotes Prof. Marta Gomez-Chiarri
Science magazine – 11/18


Dealing with invasives takes patience and creativity - features Prof. Richard Casagrande
EcoRI - 11/18

Monday, November 17, 2014

Shellfish, CRC, economy

URI's involvement in the R.I. Shellfish Management Plan was reported by the Warwick Beacon on Nov. 13 and the Providence Business News  on Nov. 17.

News of the appointment of a new director of the Coastal Resources Center was reported by the Providence Business News on Nov. 14 and the Westerly Sun on Nov. 16.

Prof. Leonard Lardaro was quoted in news reports about the Rhode Island economy in the New England Real Estate Journal on Nov. 14 and the Westerly Sun on Nov. 16.

Providence Journal – 11/14

Providence Journal - 11/15

Providence Journal - 11/16

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Documentary, theater, piano

Gaspee documentary could rewrite history - mentions URI research
Channel 10 – 11/12

Walt Disney comes to life at Wilbury Theater - features Prof. Vince Petronio
Westerly Sun – 11/13

Riots rocked Federal Hill 100 years ago - op-ed by Prof. Scott Molloy
Providence Journal – 11/13

Student pianists to perform on Sunday - mentions Prof. Manabu Takasawa
Jamestown Press – 11/13

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Film, business competition, economy

Warwick Beacon - 11/11

Providence Business News - 11/11

York Daily Record - 11/11

WHJJ radio - 11/10 - AP story also appeared on WPRO radio

Monday, November 10, 2014

Economy, nursing, De Groot

RI economy sustains momentum, continues recovery - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Providence Journal - 11/10

Providence Business News – 11/10

Providence Business News - 11/10

Providence Business News - 11/10

Providence Business News - 11/10

Environmental Journal - features lecture by Prof. Steve Carey
Providence Journal - 11/9

Westerly Sun - 11/9

Providence Journal - 11/9

GoLocalProv - 11/8

Providence Journal - 11/8

Providence Journal - 11/8

Friday, November 7, 2014

Fish trawl, Gaspee film, scholarship

Narragansett Times - 11/7

Gaspee film to premiere in Warwick next week - film features URI faculty
Channel 10 - 11/6

Pay dirt - geology student awarded scholarship
Warwick Beacon - 11/6

South County Independent - 11/6

Thursday, November 6, 2014

More election follow-up, storytelling cloth

Providence Journal - 11/6

Scientist studies water 20,000 feet deep - URI research featuring Prof. Art Spivack
Jamestown Press - 11/6 

GoLocalProv - 11/6

Raimondo and Elorza prepare for office - mentions engineering bond passage
RI Public Radio – 11/5 

WPRO radio – 11/5 

Bond issues come with additional costs - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Channel 10 - 11/5

Science magazine -11/5

Inside Higher Ed - 11/5

Providence Business News - 11/5

Westerly Sun - 11/5

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Election round-up

Passage of Question 4, which would fund construction of a new College of Engineering building, received considerable media attention in election day news reports, including in the Providence Journal, Channel 12, Channel 10, Channel 6, WPRO radio and Inside Higher Ed.

Science Magazine - 11/4

Searching for HMS Gaspee - quotes Prof. Rod Mather
Warwick Beacon - 11/4

What you should do if you find a tick - quotes Prof. Tom Mather
Health.com - 11/4

Monday, November 3, 2014

Engineering bond, Obama visit


The run-up to election day continues to result in numerous stories about the College of Engineering bond referendum, including an op-ed by corporate executives in the Providence Journal on Nov. 1, summary stories in the Newport Mercury on Oct. 29, the Westerly Sun on Nov. 2 and again on Nov. 3, and the East Bay Newspapers on Nov. 3, an editorial in the Providence Journal on Nov. 2 and a letter to the editor in the Providence Journal on Nov. 3.

Providence shines, just a bit, on Obama visit - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Washington Post – 10/31

Your neighbors - mentions Prof. Deborah Riebe
Providence Journal – 11/3

Adrain elected chair of URI Foundation board
Daily Journal – 11/3

Narragansett Times - 11/3