Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

Ocean acidification, fisheries and graduation rates

Providence Journal - 12/18

Washington Times -- 12/19

Providence Business News - 12/19

Providence Journal - 12/20

Providence Journal - 12/20

Portland Press Herald - 12/20

An Associated Press story  on Dec. 20about the racial gap in college graduate rates appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Houston Chronicle, Channel 10, Channel 6, WPRO radio and others.

Providence Business News - 12/21

Monday, December 14, 2015

Bird atlas, offshore wind, Champlin grants

Restoring Taylor Point to its natural beauty - op-ed
Providence Journal - 12/13
Efficiency a shared commodity
Providence Business News - 12/12
Costly flood insurance puts squeeze on owners
Providence Business News - 12/12
The announcement of the launch of the Rhode Island Breeding Bird Atlas generated news stories Dec. 12 on Rhode Island Public Radio and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the Greenfield Reporter, Daily Journal, Channel 6, Columbus Republic, Woonsocket Call and elsewhere.
URI receives $629k from Champlin Foundations
Providence Business News – 12/11
URI awarded over $600K through Champlin grant
Providence Journal – 12/10
Students offer designs for Chamber site
Westerly Sun – 12/11 
What’s stalling a formal US apology for slavery?
International Business Times – 12/10

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Fine Arts Center, pomegranate, and the perfect golf swing

Fine Arts Center -- Channel 12 reported on an effort to seek voter approval for renovations to the Fine Arts Center, and the Associated Press story on the subject appeared in the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, and elsewhere.
In search of the perfect golf swing
Inside Science News - 12/10

Monday, December 7, 2015

Neuroscience, economy, elevator pitch

The announcement on Dec. 5 that a cooperative agreement was established between URI and four other institutions for neuroscience research generated media attention from GoLocalProv, Providence Business News, Channel 6, Providence Journaland the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the Washington Times, Woonsocket Call, Channel 10, Houston Chronicleand elsewhere.
An Associated Press story about the Rhode Island economy, which quotes URI Professor Michael Ice, appeared on Channel 10, Albany Times Union, WPRO radio, Channel 6, Miami Herald, News Observerand others.
URI student wins elevator pitch contest 
Providence Business News - 12/4
Banks seen benefiting from interest rate hike
Providence Business News - 12/5
Shipyard grave in Providence harbor
Providence Daily Dose - 12/6

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Cord clamping, tuition, wind farm

A story about URI research on the benefits of delayed clamping of umbilical cords for premature infants has appeared in US News and World Report, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the websites Medical XPress, Health Day and Drugs.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Airline bomb, Paris attacks

Professor Jimmie Oxley was quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Nov. 18 about the bomb that destroyed an Egypt-bound airliner, and a Reuters story on the same subject was published by dozens of media including Christian Today, The National in the UAE, Ghana Web, Sudbury Star, East African Standard, Jamestown Sun, and many more.

The Nov. 18 campus vigil for the victims of the Paris attacks generated attention from Channel 10, Channel 12, and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the Washington Times, Providence Journal, Channel 6, Pawtucket Times and others.

Vernon Patch – 11/17

Medical Design Technology – 11/17


Laboratory Equipment – 11/17

Monday, November 16, 2015

Paris attacks, hackathon, robots

Providence Journal - 11/16

Earth Magazine - 11/15

Providence Journal - 11/14

Numerous news outlets reported Nov. 14 that URI students were safe following the Parks attacks, including the Providence Journal, Rhode Island Public Radio, Channel 10, Channel 12, and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the Washington Times, San Francisco Chronicle and numerous other publications.

Providence Business News - 11/14

Providence Business News - 11/14

Providence Business News - 11/14

Providence Business News - 11/14

Providence Business News - 11/14

China Daily - 11/14

Rhode Island Public Radio - 11/13

Providence Journal - 11/13

Channel 6 - 11/13

Providence Journal - 11/13

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015

Robotics, Ranger Hall, Syrian speaker

Busy beavers boost water quality
Newark Star Ledger - 11/6
An Associated Press story about the renovation of Ranger Hall into the home of the Harrington School was picked up by the San Francisco Chronicle, Houston Chronicle, Channel 10, Channel 6 and many more.
Economists react to RI truck toll plan
Providence Journal - 11/7
An Associated Press story about a speaker from Syria appeared on Channel 12, New England Cable News, Fosters Daily Democrat, Washington Times and several others.
Robotics work targets stampedes
Providence Business News - 11/7
On the expedition but not on the boat
Providence Journal - 11/8
Out of sight
Rhode Island Future - 11/9
Third quarter ends on positive note
Providence Business News - 11/9

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Neuroscience director

The announcement of the first executive director of the Ryan Institute for Neuroscience generated news stories in the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, WPRO Radio and the Associated press, whose wire story appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Post Intelligencer, Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express and at least 30 others. The URI news release about the announcement can be found here.

Warwick Beacon - 11/3

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Chemistry building, beavers and biotech

The announcement that the Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences would be named for alumnus Richard Beaupre generated news coverage in the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, GoLocalProv, and the Associated Press, whose wire story appeared on Channel 6, the Washington Times and others.

Summit County Voice - 10/26

Providence Journal - 10/27

Providence Business News - 10/28

Friday, October 23, 2015

Beavers, nursing center, memorium

Numerous news reports have focused on research by Professor Arthur Gold and his discovery of the role beavers play in removing nitrogen from streams. The study was reported in Geographical Magazine, GristNature World News, Brightsurf Science News, Yale 360 blog, WHO radio in Des Moines, 

Providence Journal 10/23

Rhode Island Public Radio – 10/23/15

Providence Journal – 10/23/15

BT.com – 10/23/15

Monday, October 19, 2015

Tick repellent, tuition freeze, nursing center

Several  news reports focused on a grant awarded to Professor Tom Mather to study the effectiveness of tick repellent clothing. Among those reporting on the grant were the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the Washington Times, Boston Globe, Channel 6, Channel 12 and dozens of others.

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, Oct. 15, 2015

The Providence Journal, Oct. 15, 2015

Providence Business News, Oct. 15, 2015

Family Practice News, Oct. 13, 2015

Yahoo Finance, Oct. 13, 2015

Providence Journal - 10/18

Providence Journal - 10/18

East Bay Newspapers - 10/17

Friday, October 9, 2015

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015

Honors colloquium, vaccines, Crime Lab

Providence Journal - 9/27

Providence Journal - 9/28

Vaccine News Daily - 9/27
Also appeared in several other vaccine industry publications

Lexington Herald - 9/27
Also appeared in more than a dozen other publications

Berkshire Eagle - 9/27

Rhode Island Monthly - September issue

Providence Monthly - September issue