Thursday, October 17, 2013

Diane Ravitch lecture

Former Bush Administration education official Diane Ravitch presented a lecture Oct. 15 as part of this year's Honors Colloquium, and her comments drew a large audience and attention from the media.  The Providence Journal and Rhode Island Public Radio announced her appearance in the days before her lecture, and both the Journal and radio station followed up with stories about her presentation.  Ravitch then wrote an op-ed for the Huffington Post about her campus appearance.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013

Vaccine Research News

The biomedical research efforts taking place at the Providence campus continued to receive media attention this month. After research Professor Alan Rothman was awarded a $11.4 million grant for his research on dengue fever in August and another grant of nearly $10 million a month later, his work and the work taking place at the University’s Institute for Immunology and Informatics (iCubed) was the focus of editorial and news coverage in the Oct. 14 Providence Business News. Link here for the earlier news coverage.