Wednesday, November 13, 2013

STAC, Business Engagement, URI Theatre and more

STAC appointments: The Providence Business News and Associated Press reported on Nov. 12 that URI Vice President for Research and Economic Development Gerald Sonnenfeld was named by Governor Chafee to co-chair the state Science and Technology Advisory Council.

Indonesian experts: An agreement between URI and Indonesian officials to send Indonesian experts to study fisheries at URI was reported Nov. 13 by the Providence Journal, Westerly Sun, and the Albany Times Union (via the Associated Press).

URI to open 'How the Other Half Loves' Thursday
Providence Journal - 11/13

Digital City already thinking big as it opens doors in downtown Providence
Providence Journal - 11/12

For marinas, being green makes sense
Providence Business News - 11/11

Business Engagement Center opens dialogue
Narragansett Times - 11/7

The Chariho Times and Westerly Sun reported on a public forum for residents of Richmond to provide input to URI landscape architecture students who are designing the landscape around the town's recreation center.

Research shows decline of fish at Guana Reef - features research by Prof. Graham Forrester
BVI Beacon (British Virgin Islands) - 11/6

Studying the science of distracted driving - interview with Prof. Manbir Sodhi
Channel 10 - 11/4

Kraken fossil evidence revives debate over ancient sea monster - includes quotes from Prof. David Fastovsky
Huffington Post - 11/1