Thursday, July 31, 2014

New Generations: Deep Sea & Nationwide

Discovery: Research by URI associate professor of biological sciences Brad Seibel and colleagues from Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has found the 4.5 year egg-brooding period of the deep-sea octopus to be the longest ever reported for any animal species. Published on July 30 in the PLOS ONE journaltheir findings have been captured by news worldwide. URI release, 7/30. Initial coverage includes:
Multigenerational photos of America's future majority minority
NBC News (blog) - 7/30
This online report shares the work of Professor Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, an Indian-American photographer who is trying to document the demographic shift taking place in picture and sound, through archival photos, digital animation techniques, and audio interviews.
Rhode Island To Identify Offshore Sand Sources For Beach
Rhode Island Public Radio- 7/30
The federal grant will allow state officials and researchers at the University of Rhode Island to look for sand resources in federal waters.
BOEM and Rhode Island ink cooperative agreement
Dredging Today – 7/30
News report about the cooperative agreement reached for URI and the CRMC to evaluate offshore sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. URI News, 7/30 
Live Music: Sunday, Aug. 3, The Providence Journal - 7/30
Kingston Chamber Music Festival, University of Rhode Island