Friday, June 20, 2014

Patterns, China and underwater volcanoes

What's a tiara like you doing on reality TV? - quotes Prof. Joy Emery, features URI Pattern Collection
New York Times - 6/20 

New York Times - 6/19

RI jobless rate continues slow decline - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Providence Journal - 6/20 

Providence Journal – 6/20

US scientists explore Grenada's underwater volcano - features research by Prof. Robert Ballard
Caribbean Today - 6/20

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Sandy grants, budget, minority recruiter

  • Additional $7M in Sandy funds will support local projects
    Westerly Sun - 6/18
  • Chafee encouraged by 2015 state budget - op-ed by Gov. Chafee
    Westerly Sun - 6/18
  • Minority recruiter post created at URI
    Providence Journal - 6/19
  • Reneging on debt sends wrong message - op-ed by Rep. Nicholas Mattiello references Prof. Leonard Lardaro
    Providence Journal - 6/19
  • URI is the greenest college in the state
    Channel 12 - 6/16
  • Tuesday, June 17, 2014

    Nursing, writing conference, Sandy grants


  • A hub for nursing - editorial
    Providence Journal - 6/17
  • URI communications school director stepping down, will remain professor
    Providence Journal – 6/17
  • Lyme disease testing loopholes spur unregulated multimillion dollar market - includes photo of Prof. Tom Mather
    WGBH - 6/17
  • Ocean State Summer Writing Conference begins next Thursday
    Narragansett Times - 6/16
  • An announcement by Sen. Jack Reed about grants for Hurricane Sandy recovery, including two to URI researchers, was included in the Boston Globe, Providence Business News, Providence Journal, and Channel 6.
  • News of the appointment of the state's new higher education commissioner was featured in the Providence Journal, Channel 10 and Channel 12.
  • Monday, June 16, 2014

    Bats, art and writing conference


  • RI researchers on lookout for lethal bat disease - quotes Prof. Peter August
    Providence Journal - 6/16
  • Job placement tracking on upswing
    Providence Business News - 6/16
  • Rhode Island to receive $7.5 million more in Superstorm Sandy funds for coastal restoration
    Seattle Post Intelligencer - 6/16 - via AP (also in several other news outlets)
  • Cartoon-memoirist Alison Bechdel to speak at URI writing conference
    Providence Journal - 6/15
  • Global impact of 1815 volcanic eruption a blueprint for today's climate change - book review mentions URI research
    South China Morning Post - 6/15
  • RI State Council on the Arts seeking public art submissions at URI
    Providence Journal - 6/13
  • Mysterious rune stone to be displayed in Wickford's Updike Park
    Providence Journal - 6/13
  • Baby boom for ticks, Lyme disease carriers, seen in New England
    Yahoo News - 6/13 - via Reuters (and 13 other publications)
  • Bacon Constuction begins $68 million Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences
    New England Real Estate Journal - 6/12
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