Monday, August 3, 2015

Jazz Fest, Chinese textiles, campus policing

The URI Big Band's appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival over the weekend garnered attention in Billboard Magazine, the Boston Globe and Providence Journal.

Rhode Island Public Radio - 8/3

Assistant Professor of Textiles Sheng Lu was quoted Aug. 2 in a story about how Chinese textile mills are bringing jobs back to America that appeared in the Economic Times of India, the Seattle Times and CNBC, among others.

The University was featured in Associated Press and Reuters wire stories about campus policing, in light of the University of Cincinnati shooting. Those stories appeared in more than 100 media outlets, including the Huffington Post, US News and World Report, and Orlando Sentinel, among many others.

A student program to educate well owners on proper water testing received coverage on Aug. 1 from the Associated Press, whose story appeared in more than 25 media outlets, including Channel 12Channel 6San Francisco ChronicleHouston Chronicle and Washington Times. The URI press release about the program can be found here.

American Fisheries Society News - 8/2

Providence Journal - 8/2

Providence Journal - 8/2

Providence Journal - 8/2

Channel 10 - 7/31

Westerly Sun - 7/31