Friday, May 23, 2014

Soccer World Cup and a hook on the economy

Attleboro's Geoff Cameron Named to USA Roster for World Cup
GoLocal Prov, 5/22/2014
URI alum Geoff Cameron '07, award-winning soccer player was considered and has since been named to the USA World Cup roster. Some news has appeared in the Boston Globe,  LA Times, and locally on WLNE TV6. Here's a Big Thinker story about Cameron and his achievements beyond the field.

Fishing Journal: Fishing's significant impact on local economy
The Providence Journal-May 22, 2014
Describes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's national and regional fisheries economics reports and sites the Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan done by the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council and the University of Rhode Island.

Sun Rise Scoops
Warwick Beacon-May 22, 2014
The University of Rhode Island Coastal Fellows program is an environmental fellowship initiative designed to involve URI undergraduate students in addressing environmental issues. This news named some of the students named as this year's Coastal Fellows.