Thursday, June 5, 2014

INBRE $18.8 million grant

A URI-based initiative that has successfully expanded biomedical research capacity at nearly all of Rhode Island’s universities and colleges has been awarded another $18.8 million in federal funding to expand the program over the next five years. This latest grant brings to $61 million in funding for the Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence.  News of the new grant was reported by the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, Channel 10, Channel 6, Channel 12, Rhode Island Small Business Journal and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in more than a dozen news outlets including the San Francisco Chronicle, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, Tampa Tribune, Anchorage Daily News and Biloxi Sun Herald. The URI news release about the grant can be found here.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Movies, budget, ocean acidification

Are social networks creating political polarization? - quotes Prof. Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz
Social Times - 6/3

Woody Allen to film movie in Rhode Island – references URI as possible location
Channel 10 - 6/3

Acidification of oceans gaining attention, speaker at URI says
Providence Journal - 6/4

House speaker says no bridge tolls in state budget – mentions engineering bond, nursing building
Providence Journal - 6/4

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

STEM, aquaculture, nursing facility

Fall River Herald - 6/2

Providence Business News – 6/2 

How to farm a better fish - mentions URI aquaculture program
National Geographic magazine – 6/2

Providence Journal - 6/3

A good investment opportunity for R.I. - op-ed about proposed nursing facility
Providence Journal - 6/3

Hispanic Business - 6/3

Monday, June 2, 2014

Economy, nursing and Miss Rhode Island

Providence Journal - 6/2

Providence Journal - 6/1

All boats rise in an innovation economy - references proposed nursing building
Providence Journal - 6/1

10 nervous habits that hurt your health - quotes Ted Myatt from Research Office
Fox News - 5/31