Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Indian cinema, wind turbines and Coastal Fellows

India's experiments in cinema - film festival curated by Prof. Ashish Avikunthak
India Express - 6/26

Testimony continues on wind turbines - includes testimony from Prof. Jay Singer
Westerly Sun - 6/25

URI names Coastal Fellows
Norwich Bulletin - 6/25

Ashland's Tadros picked to be Coastal Fellow
Ashland Tab - 6/25

URI trip to Antarctica yields microscopic findings
Rhode Island Public Radio - 6/20

Narragansett Bay tsunami

The observation of a strange tidal flow in Narragansett Bay last week led reporters to seek out experts from the Graduate School of Oceanography to explain the unusual phenomena, which turned out to be a type of tsunami.  Among the media reporting on the event was the Providence Journal, Channel 10, Channel 12, Channel 6, the New London Day, Narragansett Patch, and many others.

Monday, June 24, 2013

In the Providence Business News

This week's edition of Providence Business News includes two lengthy features about URI faculty and research. The paper's Newsmakers profile highlights Business Professor Gordon Dash discussing hedge funds and their use as an investment by state and local governments.  Also featured is a story about the recently completed research expedition to the waters off Antarctica to study krill. That story includes an interview with Oceanography Professor Susanne Menden-Deuer.