Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Ticks, jazz and the nuclear reactor


RI lawmakers to examine tick-borne illness - mentions Prof. Thomas Mather
Boston Globe (via AP) – 1/22

Primates burn half as many calories as other mammals - research by Prof. Holly Dunsworth
Health Canal – 1/22

URI students visit Indonesia - written in Indonesian language - features Prof. Thomas Boving and Prof. Anne Veeger
Suaramerdeka (Indonesia) – 1/22

Providence Journal – 1/22

Defending Ukraine's Tough New Protest Law - op-ed by Prof. Nicolai Petro
The National Interest - 1/22

Five Questions with Cameron Goodwin - interview with director of Bay Campus nuclear reactor
Providence Business News – 1/21

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Obama's Latin American initiative


The University and its Spanish International Engineering Program were selected among just four universities in the country for a presidential initiative to boost the number of Americans studying in Latin America and the number of Latin Americans studying in the United States. The formal announcement of the "100,000 Strong in the Americas" program in Washington, D.C., by Vice President Joseph Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry generated news stories in the Providence Journal, Rhode Island Public Radio, Channel 6, and Inside Higher Ed. The URI news release about the announcement can be found here.

Business Engagement Center, state budget


GoLocalProv – 1/20

RI Public Radio – 1/20

Providence Journal – 1/20

Providence Journal – 1/18

Hispanic Business – 1/17

Unusual number of snowy owls spotted this year - interview with Prof. Peter Paton
Channel 10 – 1/17