Friday, April 25, 2014

Programs, People, and the Economy

Rhode Island Public Radio-April 25, 2014
The Rhode Island media has made much recently of the rate of in-state tuition increases at the University of Rhode Island, the state's flagship public university.

The Providence Journal-Apr 24, 2014
The faculty union at the University of Rhode Island has consistently quoted Don Hummer's 2004 study on “Serious Criminality at U.S. Colleges and Universities: 

The Providence Journal-April 25, 2014
PROVIDENCE - Retired Providence Journal executive editor Thomas E. ... and the former longtime sports information director at the University of Rhode Island, 

The Providence Journal-April 24, 2014
The University of Rhode Island is hosting its eighth annual Ocean State Summer Writing Conference June 19 to 21. Featured writers include ... Read the URI release... 

Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), [a Jewish college fraternity] at the University of Rhode Island, is nearing the close of a banner year, one that’s seen it grow in size and achieve what all fraternities strive for: a charter.
The Jewish Voice & Herald, April 24, 2014

Faculty Voices and Honors

Rhode Island Public Radio-Apr 24, 2014
One of the University of Rhode Island's most famous professors is receiving a national honor. Robert Ballard will be inducted into the American Academy of Arts ... Read the URI release...

LiveScience, April 24, 2014
University of Rhode Island Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Walt Besio invented an electrode that is helping to improve epilepsy diagnosis. This ScienceLives article was provided to LiveScience in …

OpEdNews-Apr 24, 2014
We are very pleased to welcome back Dr. Nicolai Petro, professor of international relations at the University of Rhode Island, who is, however, spending a year ...


The Providence Journal-April 25, 2014
Rhode Island ranked first in New England and fifth nationally in “real per capita ... said Leonard Lardaro, an economist at the University of Rhode Island.

Student News
Shoreline Times-April 25, 2014
(Arnold Gold-New Haven Register) University of Rhode Island senior Brianna Blank, 21, is photographed in the living room of her home in Westbrook on... Read the URI graduating senior profile...

Political Campaign-URI News
The Providence Journal-April 25, 2014
The partnership between the Taveras administration, Brown University, Providence College, Johnson & Wales University and the Rhode Island School of

This is a question of leadership.” Pell also made a number of proposals to develop the marine trades and defense sectors, including having the University of Rhode Islandand other groups work more closely with the defense industry on research ...
Westerly Sun · April 25, 2014 25, 2014
... system and creating a new board just for the University of Rhode Island. ... is an essential component of world class economic development for Rhode Island."

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Ballard, hurricanes and vaccines

Oceanography Professor Robert Ballard's election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences resulted in a story in the Providence Journal and an Associated Press story picked up by the Washington Post, The Guardian, ABC News, Fox TV Boston, Channel 6, WHJJ Radio and the Prince George Citizen, among others.

Channel 12 - 4/23

Local company on the cutting edge - references partnership with URI Ocean Engineering
Cranston Herald – 4/23

Infection Control Today – 4/23

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Seals, arming police, photography

It's the season for seal pupping along New England coast - quotes GSO marine scientist Robert Kenney
Rhode Island Public Radio - 4/21

Some faculty oppose URI move to arm campus cops
Narragansett Patch - 4/21

American Bazaar - 4/21

National Parks Traveler - 4/21

Offshore Wind - 4/22

Monday, April 21, 2014

Photography, army police, 'Chicago'

An Indian from India photographs both - feature on Prof. Annu Matthew
New York Times - 4/21

GoLocalProv - 4/21

The Associated Press published a follow-up story on April 20 about the University's decision to arm campus police.  That story appeared on the websites of the Houston Chronicle, Worcester Telegram, Greenfield Reporter, WHJJ radio, Channel 12Channel 5 Boston, New London Day, The Republic and others.

Four years after Deepwater Horizon, science offers few answers on long-term effects - references URI research and Metcalf Institute programs
Fall River Herald News - 4/19

Channel 10 - 4/19

Providence Journal - 4/19

We are dead: climate change and Guy McPherson - coverage of campus lecture
People's World - 4/18

Narragansett Times - 4/18

Westerly Sun - 4/18

R.I. Historical Society forum focuses on local farming - mentions forum participant and URI entomologist Heather Faubert
The Providence Journal - 4/18

The Providence Journal - 4/17

Warwick Beacon and Johnston Sunrise – 4/17

LGBTQ Nation - 4/17

Inside Higher Ed - 4/17