Monday, August 5, 2013

More front page news

URI faculty and research projects were again featured in several front page stories in the Providence Journal this weekend.  Prof. Gordon Dash was included in a story about Rhode Island's investment in hedge funds, and lecturer Brad Wetherbee was included in another front page story about sharks in Southern New England. On Monday, researcher Lisa Tewksbury and her students were on the front page for their research on an invasive beetle, the emerald ash borer.

Also in the news this weekend were the following:

Practical connections have new program flying high
Providence Business News - 8/5

Block Island as migratory bird stopover site - features research by Prof. Scott McWilliams
Block Island Times - 8/5

Newport Jazz Festival wraps up - AP story mentions performance by URI jazz band
Sacramento Bee - 8/5

URI to moderate online shark talk
Providence Journal - 8/4

Spalding, Shorter delight crowd at Jazz Festival
Providence Journal - 8/4

Council hears Boothroyd talk on sea level rise
Narragansett Times - 8/2