Friday, August 2, 2013

Taking the Sting Out

Three URI students are on the trail of an invasive beetle that rapidly kills ash trees, but instead of searching for the beetle itself they are looking for wasps that feed on the beetle. Working with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, their work was the subject of a URI news release and media coverage. This Associated Press story URI scientists use wasps to find harmful beetle has appeared in numerous media outlets, New England Cable news - 7/29. The Providence Journal published front-page coverage of the research was on Monday, August 5. Read the original URI News or watch a video of the students at work.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Dean's list announcement

The announcement of those students who made the Dean's List was met with enthusiasm by dozens of local newspapers reporting on the success of their hometown students. Among those news outlets reporting on the URI Dean's List were Shore News Today, Hillsborough Packet, Amity Observer, Sparta Independent and Parsippany Life in New Jersey; Kings Park Patch and New Rochelle Patch in New York; the Carlisle Sentinel and Evening Sun in Pennsylvania; the Falmouth Bulletin, Newton Tab, Hopkinton Crier, Watertown Press, and Barnstable Patriot in Massachusetts; the Jamestown Press in Rhode Island, and the Las Vegas Review Journal and Baltimore Sun, among many others.

Underwater implosions, sexting and jazz

URI studying underwater booms - feature on research by Prof. Arun Shukla
Providence Business News - 7/29

Farming the ocean for tuna - feature on research by Prof. Terry Bradley
Providence Business News - 7/29

URI oceanographer testifies before Congress - feature on Prof. Rainer Lohmann
EcoRI - 7/29

Sexting 10: the Ramifications of Sexting - references study by Profs Sue Adams, Tiffani Kinsler
Psychology Today - 7/26

Rhode Islanders digging this class on clamming - features R.I. Sea Grant program
Providence Journal - 7/26

URI adult health care program seeks Providence office
Providence Journal - 7/26

URI jazz band to play at Newport festival - AP story appeared in many news outlets
Channel 12 - 7/26

Charlestown to address concerns of beachgoers, coastline residents - program by Prof. Jon Boothroyd
Westerly Sun - 7/26