Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Safety policies, innovation grant and vaccine

RI schools to review sexual assault policies, procedures
NBC 10 Providence   Apr 29
The Obama administration is warning colleges and universities to stop "turning a blind eye" to sexual assaults on campus. It is releasing guidelines designed to stem campus sexual assaults and help the victims.

University of Rhode Island gets innovation grant
ABC 6 Providence   Apr 28
The University of Rhode Island has received a grant to pursue research with universities in the United Kingdom and Indonesia.The grant of nearly $250,000 was announced Monday by the Global Innovation Initiative, a joint program of the U.S. and British governments to increase international collaboration in research on topics of global .. This announcement also appeared in The Republic , and the Greenfield Daily Reporter (Indiana) among others.

Scientists, Collaborators Closer to Designing Vaccine for H. Pylori
Lab Manager Magazine, Apr 29
Researchers from the University of Rhode Island are championing a recent breakthrough in the laboratory with hopes it could lead to a vaccine

URI alum and ex-Clipper Tom Garrick praises sanctions against Sterling
The Providence Journal, 4/29
Former University of Rhode Island basketball star Tom Garrick was drafted by and played for the Los Angeles Clippers

Governor Candidates Face Tough Questions in Recession Plagued RI
GoLocal Prov April 30
Includes comments from Prof. Edward M. Mazze