Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ferguson protest, FM Global gift, expert commentary

The student protest over the Ferguson decision was include in several news reports, including the Providence Journal, Channel 12, and Channel 6. A second story in the Providence Journal focused entirely on the URI protest.

For Holder, Ferguson prosecution presents civil rights quandary - quotes Prof. Rob Widell
International Business Times - 11/25

In RI schools, new lessons on Thanksgiving for pilgrims of many cultures - quotes Prof. Diane Kern
Providence Journal - 11/26

Indian American-led firm donates $1M to Univ of Rhode Island
India West - 11/25

FM Global, founded by Shivan Subramaniam, donates $1 million to the University of Rhode Island
American Bazaar - 11/25

Emily Thomesen travels to Uganda to find joy, hope among suffering - feature on URI student
Swimming World magazine – 11/25

Holiday wreath making workshop at Blackstone Public Library Dec. 1 - features URI Master Gardener
Valley Breeze - 11/26

Finding Nemo monster is real: Black seadevil caught on video - quotes Prof. Brad Seibel
Russia Today – 11/25

World AIDS Day activities planned in Rhode Island - includes URI event
Providence Business News – 11/25

Monday, November 24, 2014

Shellfish plan, big grant, big gift

Extreme suffering of sex trafficking victims demands greater urgency to end it - references URI report
The Examiner - 11/23

Two year effort brings measure of sustainability to RI clam beds - Coastal Resources Center project
Providence Journal - 11/23 

Rare deep sea anglerfish caught on camera - quotes Prof. Brad Seibel
Nature World News - 11/22

Is the Mattiello-Paiva Weed geezer tax cut plan realistic? - quotes Prof. Leonard Lardaro
RI Public Radio - 11/21

URI receives largest grant to date
RI Public Radio – 11/21

Fighting disease from Providence
Providence Monthly – 11/21

Alex and Ani donates $1 million to URI to support life science research
RI Small Business Journal – 11/21