Monday, November 2, 2009

Presidents of R.I. public colleges together on Channel 10

President Dooley and the presidents of Rhode Island College and the Community College of Rhode Island appeared together on Sunday's edition of 10 News Conference on Channel 10. For 30 minutes they discussed the funding challenges faced by their respective institutions and how they are educating students for the knowledge economy.

Detecting cancerous tumors, delivering treatment

Biophysicists Yana Reshetnyak and Oleg Andreev have discovered a technology that can detect cancerous tumors and deliver treatment to them without harming the healthy cells surrounding them. News of this discovery was reported in Providence Business News and is spreading across the Internet on blogs and health news sites like Health Imaging, Science Centric, Today's Health News, and Breakthrough Digest. Read more about it in a URI news release, or visit their research site here.