Thursday, May 13, 2010

Lazy giant squid

Squid research is in the news again, and Biological Sciences Professor Brad Seibel and his former graduate student Rui Rosa are right in the middle of it. Their discovery that giant squid are much more docile than previously believed has recently generated attention from BBC News, MSNBC, Herald de Paris, the Christian Science Monitor, the Tehran Times, Wired magazine and Field and Stream, among others.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Gymnastics -- Real Winners

The students who successfully transitioned URI's gymnastics team from a varsity sport to a national champion club team received well-deserved attention in their hometown newspapers -- the News Transcript in New Jersey and the York Daily Record in Maine -- and here in Rhode Island in the Providence Journal