Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ukraine, arming police

9 questions about Ukraine - quotes Prof. Nicolai Petro
CNN - 4/17

URI plans to arm campus police
Narragansett Times - 4/17

CHS alum runs to raise money for Crohn's disease - student profile
Valley Breeze - 4/17

URI debate of right, left, April 26 asks what policies best for failing state
Valley Breeze - 4/17

Business lunch with Leonard Lardaro
Channel 10 - 4/16

LGBTQ center groundbreaking

The groundbreaking for the University's LGBTQ Center was met with great enthusiasm and considerable media attention.  Among those reporting on the event were the Providence Journal, Rhode Island Public Radio, Providence Business News, Channel 10, Channel 12, Channel 6, WPRO radio, and University Business.  The URI news release about the event can be found here.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Crying babies, Malaysian airline

Anthropology professor Holly Dunsworth was quoted in a National Public Radio story about the evolution of why babies cry, and the story turned up on 15 other public radio station websites as well, including Rhode Island, Minnesota, Oregon, Kentucky, Milwaukee, Michigan, Northern Colorado, New Hampshire, Vermont, San Diego, Northern Arizona, South Dakota, Northeast, New York and Boise.

Ocean engineering professor Bud Vincent was interviewed live on CNN's Erin Burnett Out Front program about the use of autonomous underwater vehicles in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.  Part of that interview can be found here.

Arming campus police

The announcement that the University will arm its campus police beginning next spring was met with considerable media attention.  Stories appeared on April 14 in the Providence Journal, Rhode Island Public Radio, Channel 10, Channel 6, Channel 12, South County Independent, Westerly Sun, Narragansett Patch, and the American School and University Magazine. A second story appeared April 15 in the Providence Journal. An Associated Press story appeared in the Albany Times Union, Fairfield Citizen, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, WPRO Radio, and others.  The URI news release about the announcement can be found here.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Online reviews, R.I. economy, student-athlete center

URI professor looks to unmask fake online reviews
Providence Business News - 4/14

Trying times remain in Ocean State, as reflected in February CCI - research by Prof. Len Lardaro
Providence Business News - 4/14

Rhode Island's economic recovery hampered by winter weather - research by Prof. Len Lardaro
GoLocalProv - 4/14 

Harsh winter chills RI economy - research by Prof. Len Lardaro
Providence Journal - 4/14

Environmental Journal: Putting a value on Providence's 415,000 trees - includes research by URI grad student and GSO's Green Boats conference
Providence Journal - 4/13

URI's new $2.5 million Ryan Family student-athlete center officially opens
Providence Journal - 4/12

5 businesses getting boycotted in New England - quotes Prof. Ed Mazze
GoLocalProv - 4/12

Filmmaker and URI Professor Moore says her short films often give voice to the voiceless
Providence Journal - 4/12