Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Nursing education center groundbreaking

The groundbreaking for the nursing education center in Providence was featured in a number of media outlets, including the Providence Journal, Channel 12, Channel 10, Rhode Island Public Radio, GoLocalProv and WPRO radio.  The news release about the event can be found here.

RI Public Radio – 12/15

Priceless gifts from mom and dad - op-ed by Prof. Scott Molloy
Providence Journal - 12/16

Live Science - 12/16

Participants express optimism following Raimondo's economic summit - mentions President Dooley and URI tagline
Providence Journal - 12/17

Friday, December 12, 2014

Faculty experts

Local colleges recognized for community service efforts
Providence Business News – 12/10

RI tourism spending lags far behind rest of US - quotes Prof. Ed Mazze
GoLocalProv – 12/10

Airbag compound has vexed Takata for years - quotes Prof. Jimmie Oxley
New York Times - 12/10

Nurse-run health clinic opens at Providence Rescue Mission - led by Prof. Rebecca Carley
Providence Journal – 12/11

Speakers at Sea Grant symposium warn of more devastating coastal storms - quotes Prof. Austin Becker
Providence Journal – 12/11

Battle with the sea: what we know and how we know it - quotes Prof. John King
RI Public Radio – 12/11

Did a massive volcanic eruption in India killoff the dinosaurs - quotes Prof. David Fastovsky
Washington Post - 12/11

Collaborative adds two new topics to researchprojects: workforce and infrastructure - includes URI research projects
Providence Business News - 12/11

Local activists oppose pipeline project - quotes Prof. Peter Nightengale
Channel 10 - 12/11

Applications being accepted for 2015 biz plan competition - URI a sponsor
Providence Business News - 12/11

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Air bags and die-ins

Airbag compound has vexed Takata for years - quotes Prof. Jimmie Oxley
New York Times - 12/10

When did die-ins become a form of protest - quotes Prof. Robert Widell
BBC - 12/9

International students learn from tailgating trash
EcoRI – 12/9

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014

Hiring plan, construction update, teacher prep report

The announcement that the University plans to hire 55 new faculty over the next four years was reported by numerous media outlets, including the Providence Journal, Rhode Island Public Radio, Providence Business News and the Associated Press, whose story was run by Channel 10, Channel 12, the Greenfield Reporter and others.  The URI news release about the announcement can be found here.

Coming Saturday, poinsettias are the color of Christmas
Providence Journal - 12/5

Who's hot and who's not? - references tuition increase 
GoLocalProv - 12/5

Petro: the real war on Ukraine goes for consciousness - quotes Prof. Nicolai Petro
Russia Information Network - 12/5

New data on teacher preparation programs released
Providence Journal - 12/4

Chemistry center takes shape at URI
RI Public Radio - 12/4

Correctional Industries prepares inmates for jobs - references URI as top customer
Cranston Herald - 12/4

Gina Raimondo hopes to put Rhode Island back to work - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Boston Globe - 12/4

Indian Museum and Heritage Society to honor five Indians in Rhode Island - Prof. Ruby Dholakia among honorees
India New England - 12/4

RIDE releases first set of annual educator reports
Providence Business News - 12/4

Five can't-miss events - features Cooperative Extension holiday event
RI Monthly - 12/3

Hard to digest - quotes Cooperative Extension's Sejal Lanterman
Newport Daily News - 12/3

Monday, December 1, 2014

Faculty experts

URI professor to chair national body - feature on Prof. Jayne Pawasauskas
Providence Business News - 12/1 

RI attracts more than $200 million for hot start-ups - quotes Prof. Ed Mazze
GoLocalProv - 12/1

Governor Chafee says RI legislature is strongest in US - quotes Prof. Maureen Moakley
Providence Journal/Politifact - 11/30

Our staggering Ebola failure - includes Prof. Annie De Groot
Salon - 11/29

Food stamp outreach effort in RI hurt by cut in state, federal aid - quotes Prof. Kathleen Gorman
Providence Journal - 11/29

Providence students earn college credit in new biotechnology program
RI Public Radio - 11/28

Four groups join to present series of holiday concerts - includes URI Symphony Orchestra
Warwick Beacon - 11/27

Warwick's Chearino comes up just short in quest for world title - feature on student
Warwick Beacon - 11/27

Winter moths arrive in a flurry - quotes Cooperative Extension's Heather Faubert
Warwick Beacon - 11/27

Schools serve up a common core Thanksgiving - quotes Prof. Diane Kern
Breitbart News - 11/27

Rock-a-baby brings live music to infants and toddlers - quotes Prof. Audrey Cardany
RI Public Radio - 11/26

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ferguson protest, FM Global gift, expert commentary

The student protest over the Ferguson decision was include in several news reports, including the Providence Journal, Channel 12, and Channel 6. A second story in the Providence Journal focused entirely on the URI protest.

For Holder, Ferguson prosecution presents civil rights quandary - quotes Prof. Rob Widell
International Business Times - 11/25

In RI schools, new lessons on Thanksgiving for pilgrims of many cultures - quotes Prof. Diane Kern
Providence Journal - 11/26

Indian American-led firm donates $1M to Univ of Rhode Island
India West - 11/25

FM Global, founded by Shivan Subramaniam, donates $1 million to the University of Rhode Island
American Bazaar - 11/25

Emily Thomesen travels to Uganda to find joy, hope among suffering - feature on URI student
Swimming World magazine – 11/25

Holiday wreath making workshop at Blackstone Public Library Dec. 1 - features URI Master Gardener
Valley Breeze - 11/26

Finding Nemo monster is real: Black seadevil caught on video - quotes Prof. Brad Seibel
Russia Today – 11/25

World AIDS Day activities planned in Rhode Island - includes URI event
Providence Business News – 11/25