Saturday, September 26, 2009

Staying healthy: What works for you?
Albert Lea Tribune - Tim Engstrom - Sept. 26
In 1977, the University of Rhode Island professor developed a model and over the next 20 years it was modified through peer review and research.

Brown, URI students played key role in RI marijuana debate
Providence Journal - Cynthia Needham --Sept. 27
That led them to Tom Angell, head of the University of Rhode Island's chapter and a Warwick native whose mother, Rhonda O'Donnell suffered from multiple

Environmental Digest
Providence Journal-- Sept. 27
Keith Killingbeck, professor of biological sciences at the University of Rhode Island, will discuss the chemistry of autumn leaves..

Environmental Journal: Wave of issues greet ocean task force
Providence Journal - Andrew Dickerman - Sept. 27
... executive director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and others at the University of Rhode Island's Bay Campus about 26 years of ...

Will Lyme Disease Follow Spread Of Ticks Across US?
eMaxHealth -Sept. 27
Participating with MSU in the National Science Foundation-funded study are researchers from the University of Montreal, the University of Rhode Island,

Diversity Calendar: Sept. 28
Providence Journal - ‎Sep 27, 2009‎
A 24-course dinner to celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival will be served Saturday at the University of Rhode Island's Kingston campus. ...

On the job, set milestones for the goals you strive for
Providence Journal - ‎Sep 27, 2009‎
... you do and say creates an image of you to others. Edward M. Mazze is Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island.

Friday, September 25, 2009

President David Dooley speaks about budget

President David Dooley on WLNE-PVD (ABC) -
09/24/2009 11:04:34 PM
WLNE6 News at Eleven (News)
...the university of rhode island is bracing for a hefty budget shortfall.... that could lea layoffs or the possibility of a mid-year tuition hike. abc six cameras caught up with uri president david night suggested both options at a meeting with the student senate. today,,,, he had this to say about the university''s current economic situation. i think by everything i...

Thursday, September 24, 2009

New Development
Biomedical engineering professor Helen Huang’s research on developing a stumble detection system for individuals walking with a prosthetic leg has received a great deal of attention this week. News of her research has been reported on science news websites, medical industry publications like Assistive Technologies magazine, international media like MedIndia, even localized media like Knoxville Times as well as numerous blogs. The Communications and Marketing Department’s video report of her project received 2,000 viewings in just one week. View the URI news release about her research.

Researcher Trips Amputees In Effort To Develop Improved Prosthetic Legs
Science Daily, Sept. 15
Again and again, 71-year-old Marjorie Brasier walked on the treadmill using an instrumented prosthetic leg, and again and again she tripped ..

URI president says tuition hike possible in spring
Providence Journal - ‎Sept. 24
University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley told student leaders that the institution might have to impose layoffs and a mid-year tuition hike in ..

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

NOAA awards $6.5 million for RI fishing research
Providence Journal - ‎Sept 24, 2009
... Fisheries Research Foundation, an organization started a few years ago by local fishermen that operates out of the University of Rhode Island. ...

Shire joins Lehigh, URI in ADHD study
Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎‎Sep 23, 2009‎‎
Lehigh University is joining the University of Rhode Island to study attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in college students. Funding is being provided ..

Study ranks RI's tax climate 44th
Providence Journal - Neil Downing - ‎Sep 22, 2009‎
Mark Higgins, dean of the University of Rhode Island's College of Business Administration, said of Rhode Island's Tax Foundation ranking, “It's good that we ...

National panel seeks local views on ocean planning
Providence Journal - Peter B. Lord - ‎Sep 22, 2009‎
The task force also will accept written testimony and some members will visit the University of Rhode Island and other locations on Friday to gather ...

Archaeologists stumble on gemstone with Alexander's portrait
Gaea Times (blog) - ‎Sep 22, 2009‎
September 16th, 2009 WASHINGTON - Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are conducting a study to develop improved prosthetic legs that could ...

Monday, September 21, 2009

Pulp Fiction

MSN Health & Fitness - Bryan Smith - ‎Sep 21, 2009‎
... in all different colors," says Navindra P. Seeram, Ph. D., who studies the bioactivity of berries and other plants at the University of Rhode Island. ...

Groups in Providence, RI, advocate for world peace
Providence Journal - Michael P. McKinney - ‎Sep 21, 2009‎
Student Mila Tsikhotskiy, of the University of Rhode Island's Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies, wants fellow young people to put into action their ...

Single-shot flu doses expected in RI by October
Providence Journal - Donita Naylor, Felice Freyer
... usually occurs two to three weeks after school begins in the fall, said Chad Henderson, director of health services at the University of Rhode Island. ...

RI jobless rate inches higher
Providence Journal - Alex Kuffner - ‎Sep 17, 2009‎
Leonard Lardaro, professor of economics at the University of Rhode Island, said he believes the continued growth in the labor force is a good sign for the ...

Sustainability is the theme for three coming events
Providence Journal - ‎Sep 19, 2009‎
24, at the University of Rhode Island's Shepard Building in Providence. • Providence's first Sustainability Festival will be offered all day Saturday, Sept. ...

Environmental Digest
Providence Journal - ‎Sep 19, 2009‎
The University of Rhode Island's Landscape Architecture Lecture Series will begin on Thursday, Sept. 24, with a lecture by Jeffrey Hyland, principal of ...

Corps of Engineers to Deploy Data Buoy Off Rhode Island Coast
Reuters - ‎Sep 11, 2009‎
Ship time for buoy placement is provided by Dr. John King of the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. The buoy is scheduled to be ...

Hard times ahead for recent RI grads
Providence Journal - Andy Smith - ‎Sep 18, 2009‎
Mark Higgins, dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island, said around 40 percent of URI business students looking for ...

Bob Kerr: A friendship born of need, nurtured by love
Providence Journal - ‎Sep 19, 2009‎
The first came in her early life when her parents brought her to the University of Rhode Island for her freshman year. A sophomore walked up and asked if he