Friday, November 21, 2014

CRC grant, faculty commentary

The largest grant in URI history was awarded this week by USAID to the Coastal Resources Center, and the media took notice.  The news was reported by the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, Channel 10 and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the Seattle Post Intelligencer, Danbury News Times, Beaumont Enterprise, The Republic, the Daily Journal, KSL TV in Utah and World News Report, among others.  The URI news release about the grant can be found here.

Providence City Council members question dormitory deal on 195 land - quotes Prof. Ed Mazze
GoLocalProv - 11/21

A mixed employment report for Rhode Island - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
Providence Journal - 11/21

URI signs agreements to partner with Indonesia on fisheries education
Warwick Beacon - 11/20

Takata airbags share explosive chemical with Texas fertilizer blast - quotes Prof. Jimmie Oxley
Business Week - 11/20

Why Americans are so divided - interview with Prof. Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz
KIRO Radio Seattle - 11/20

Health officials mark Great American Smokeout - references URI Providence exhibit
Channel 10 - 11/20

Monterey Bay researchers capture rare deep-sea anglerfish on video for first time - quotes Prof. Brad Seibel
Santa Cruz Sentinel - 11/20

10 foods to supercharge your cycling - references URI research
Bike Radar - 11/20

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Alex and Ani gift, Avenue Q, more

A $1 million donation from Alex and Ani to the URI College of Pharmacy generated considerable local media attention, including in the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, GoLocalProvChannel 12 and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Channel 6, the Greenfield Reporter and elsewhere.  The URI news release about the gift can be found here.

Board approves tuition increases at RI public colleges
Providence Journal - 11/20

URI's Avenue Q impresses on every front
Providence Journal - 11/20

Four ensembles join forces for holiday concerts at St. Ann and CCRI
Valley Breeze - 11/19

Storytelling cloth used to educate women in Mali about HPV
Health City – 11/18

Pulitzer Prize winner to givelecture at URI
GoLocalProv – 11/18

Mysterious sea star killer probably a virus - quotes Prof. Marta Gomez-Chiarri
Science magazine – 11/18

Dealing with invasives takes patience and creativity - features Prof. Richard Casagrande
EcoRI - 11/18

Monday, November 17, 2014

Shellfish, CRC, economy

URI's involvement in the R.I. Shellfish Management Plan was reported by the Warwick Beacon on Nov. 13 and the Providence Business News  on Nov. 17.

News of the appointment of a new director of the Coastal Resources Center was reported by the Providence Business News on Nov. 14 and the Westerly Sun on Nov. 16.

Prof. Leonard Lardaro was quoted in news reports about the Rhode Island economy in the New England Real Estate Journal on Nov. 14 and the Westerly Sun on Nov. 16.

James Kadamus: Creating jobs in RI will require serious action on education - op-ed mentions engineering building
Providence Journal – 11/14

Providence Millennials veer from their parents'path at work and home - quotes Prof. Helen Mederer
Providence Journal - 11/15

The View from South Kingstown: They'reexploring the healing ways of plants - features Prof. Navindra Seeram
Providence Journal - 11/16