Thursday, February 27, 2014

Engineering building proposal

The College of Engineering's proposed construction of a new building and a $2 million pledge to the project by Toray Plastics received considerable media attention this week.  The Providence Journal featured the project in a front page story on Feb. 26 and followed up on Feb. 27 with a story about a State House hearing about the proposal.  The Providence Business News and Channel 10 reported on the Toray gift, as did several plastics industry trade publications, including Plastics Today, Plastics NewsFlexible Packaging, and Label and Narrow Web.  The URI news release about the Toray pledge can be found here.