Friday, February 19, 2016

Peace Corps, bobcats

URI offering Peace Corps Prep Program, URI press release about the new program.
Providence Business News, Feb 19, 2016

When the State Giveth, and Taketh
Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 19, 2016

Insurers pick R.I. for new program
Westerly Sun, Feb. 19, 2016

James C. Sheehan: Compromise needed on ethics bill
Providence Journal, Feb. 19, 2016

Five Questions With: Jim Scott
Providence Business News, Feb 19, 2016

Researchers Tracking Rhode Island Bobcats
Patch, Rhode Island, Feb 18 2016

Five Women Assuming New Administrative Duties in Higher Education
Women in Academia Report, Feb. 11, 2016

Add a Foam Roller to Your Prerun Routine
Runner’s World, Feb. 18, 2016, about research by Disa Hatfield, assistant professor of kinesiology

URI students win regional animal science competition
The Westerly Sun, Feb. 18, 2016

LIVE MUSIC: Sunday Feb. 21
Providence Journal, Feb. 18

Picks of the week: Feb. 18-28
The Westerly Sun, Feb. 18, 2016

Bolton student wins regional animal science competition
Wicked Local, Lancaster, Feb. 18

Four keys for the Boston Red Sox in 2016
ISportsWeb, Feb. 17, 2016, column by URI sophomore journalism major Jeremy Cullen</p>

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Groundbreaking Research, Sweet Science

Groundbreaking research: Chemical Engineering Professor Otto Gregory’s findings and patent of sensors to detect explosives has received impressive coverage worldwide. The original news release and strong media contact generated interest from the Associated Press, whose story and photographs captured attention from media worldwide. Professor Gregory has been interviewed by the Associated Press, local television and more interviews are being scheduled.
As of Feb. 18, a Google roundup showed that more than 150 broadcast, print, and internet media outlets have carried the news, and it has trended on Facebook. Local broadcast coverage on Feb. 17 includes: Channel 12 and Channel 6.

In Other News

Can sharing the Crying Michael Jordan meme get you sued?
ESPN, Feb. 17, 2016, Professor Renee Hobbs comments

Using sugar to stimulate girls’ interest in science
WPRI TV, Feb. 17, 2016

URI gallery show spotlights the well-made print
Providence Journal, Feb. 18

Classical Concerts for weekend of Feb. 18
Providence Journal, Feb. 18

Most southern New England college faculty not a diverse lot
Providence Business News, Feb 16 2016

Allen Lindgren: Electrify transportation in Providence
Providence Journal, Feb 17 2016

A step toward restoring trust
The Westerly Sun, Feb 17, 2016

North Attleboro man meets URI lifesavers
The Sun Chronicle, Feb. 17, 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016

Work Life Program; Unions; Ticks

Work-life key to college retention
Providence Business News, Feb. 15, 2016

Police did not question suspects in sex assault
The Providence Journal-Feb 13, 2016

Lil O'Rourke '77, G'04, Longtime University Leader, to Conclude...
Syracuse University News, Feb. 12, 2016

Economic growth continues to slow in R.I.
The Providence Journal-Feb 14, 2016

New search warrant sought in Doyle embezzlement case
The Independent, Feb. 12, 2016

In R.I., unions still rule
Providence Business News, Feb. 15, 2016

URI Journal: Matthews making progress in rehab
The Providence Journal-Feb 13, 2016

Sunday Local Roundup: February 14
WPRI TV, Feb. 14, 2016

Pass the dogfish nuggets? Seafood industry rebrands 'trash'
Redding Record Searchlight, Feb. 13, 2016

How to avoid and treat tick bites in the wild
Scouting Magazine, Feb. 12, 2016