Tuesday, December 29, 2009

World Ocean Census

A new book by a team of URI authors has received considerable media attention this month. In Rhode Island, World Ocean Census, about the 10-year effort to census marine life in the oceans, was featured in the Providence Journal, South County Independent, Channel 10 and WRNI radio. It was also recommended by the journal Nature, USA Today, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and many others.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Prof. Oxley in NYT, WSJ, Time, MSNBC

Chemistry Professor Jimmie Oxley, URI's resident bomb expert, continues to be called upon by the media and law enforcement agencies for her insights about explosives used in terrorism. She was quoted this weekend in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal in stories about the materials used to make the bomb that nearly exploded aboard a jetliner on Friday. Monday, Time Magazine and MSNBC wrote similar stories also quoting Professor Oxley. On Tuesday she was quoted by the Australian Broadcast Company and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.