Friday, October 24, 2014

Engineering bond commentary

Op-eds about the engineering bond are appearing throughout the Rhode Island media.  Commentary from Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed has appeared in the Providence JournalCranston Herald, Johnston Sunrise and Narragansett Times, while one from President David Dooley appeared in the Johnston Sunrise and Warwick Beacon.

RI Public Radio - 10/23

Jamestown Press - 10/23

RI Public Radio - 10/23

Monday, October 20, 2014

Engineering bond, Providence Phoenix

  • Yes on 4, Editorial
    Providence Journal - 10/20
  • Phoenix bids adieu at 36 - quotes Prof. John Pantalone
    Providence Business News - 10/20
  • No profits found in this tangled catch - quotes Prof. Carol Thornber
    Providence Business News - 10/20
  • Report documents long history of collusion, political influence between Cianci and police department - references Center for Peace and Non-Violence
    Providence Journal - 10/19
  • Another view: Young professionals need more than a narrow set of job skills - op-ed by Prof. John Grandin
    Portland Press Herald - 10/19
  • Climate will change - references Metcalf Institute
    Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - 10/19
  • Ballard, Mystic part ways after 15 years
    Hartford Courant - 10/18
  • Students learn about stormwater quality at field day
    Murray Ledger - 10/18
  • URI family receives police donation for daughter with cancer
    Channel 12 - 10/17
  • Friday, October 17, 2014

    Ebola, 'Seminar,' economy

  • The Providence campus public seminar about Ebola virus generated considerable media attention, including from the Providence Journal, Channel 12, and Rhode Island Public Radio.
  • Rhode Island economy improving, but jobs growth showing little movement
    Providence Journal – 10/17
  • ‘Seminar’ smart and racy
    Narragansett Times – 10/16
  • 10 reasons you’re eating more than you realize
    Reader’s Digest – 10/16
  • When Ebola hits close to home
    GoLocalProv – 10/16
  • URI event for suicide awareness
    Channel 10 – 10/15
  • Launch of new Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration program set
    Providence Business News – 10/15
  • Context is what’s needed
    GoLocalProv – 10/16
  • Learn how to protect private water wells
    Jamestown Press – 10/15
  • Disease expert: We need to concentrate on West Africa
    Channel 12 – 10/15
  • New program coordinates environmental efforts between Mass, RI
    Providence Journal – 10/16
  • URI to host public seminar on Ebola outbreak
    Channel 12 – 10/16
  • Oceanographer Ballard exits Mystic Aquarium after 15 years
    WNPR radio – 10/15
  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    Bonds and Ballard

  • Teknor Apex officials campaigning hard for Question 4
    Valley Breeze - 10/14
  • Teknor Apex working to keep talented young workers in Rhode Island
    Plastics News - 10/14
  • Ballard, Mystic Aquarium part ways after 15 years
    New London Day - 10/15
  • Oceanographer Ballard exits Mystic after 15 years
    Channel 6 - 10/15
  • Busy at URI, oceanographer Ballard exits Mystic after 15 years
    Providence Journal - 10/15
  • Engineering, Ebola, and the CRC

  • RIPEC:  Voters should consider economic impact of bonds
    Providence Journal – 10/14
  • Study: Bond questions could cost RI $400 million
    Channel 12 – 10/14
  • Professor Annie De Groot and her annual vaccine conference in Providence received considerable attention from reporters on Oct. 13, including the Providence Journal, Channel 12, Channel 10 and on Oct. 14 in the Providence Journal again.
  • Economics Professor Leonard Lardaro's monthly Current Conditions report was featured in the Providence Journal, Providence Business News and GoLocalProv on Oct. 13.
  • Yes on ballot questions 4 and 6
    Editorial, Providence Business News – 10/13
  • URI professor Keith Brown gets film festival award
    Providence Business News – 10/13
  • Rhode Island voters to decide on arts, transit, URI bonds, casino expansion
    New London Day – 10/13
  • Whitehouse takes coal state senator on RI climate change tour
    Providence Journal – 10/11
  • Kostrzewa: Urban issues, people should concern all Rhode Islanders
    Providence Journal – 10/11
  • A USAID project led by the URI Coastal Resources Center made news in several African news outlets on Oct. 10, including Ghana Broadcasting, Spy Ghana and the Ghana News Agency.
  • Friday, October 10, 2014

    Ocean exploration, climate change, engineering bond

  • Why we must explore the sea - feature by Prof. Robert Ballard
    Smithsonian magazine – October 2014 issue
  • West Virginia Senator Manchin visits Rhode Island to discuss climate change - meeting with URI scientists
    West Virginia Public Broadcasting - 10/10
  • Higher ed on the ballot - references engineering bond
    Inside Higher Ed - 10/10
  • Guggulsterone: A secret weapon in the arthritis battle - references research by Prof. Ruitang Deng
    NewsMax - 10/9
  • Threatening letter tested for fingerprints, DNA - interview with Prof. Dennis Hilliard
    Channel 10 - 10/9
  • URI-Lifespan to graduate registered nurses from College of Nursing
    Warwick Beacon - 10/9
  • Winter gardening is topic of Oct. 20 library presentation - speaker is URI master gardener
    Warwick Beacon - 10/9
  • Would a 'wet' campus solve URI's problems
    South County Independent - 10/9
  • URI students, town officials meet
    Narragansett Times - 10/6
  • Thursday, October 9, 2014

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014

    Surfing, bears and fish

    Rhode Island Monthly – Sept 2014

    Providence Journal - 10/7

    Narragansett Times - 10/6

    Latina magazine - 10/6

    Westerly Sun - 10/6

    One square mile: The fish of Narragansett Bay - profile of URI research project
    RI Public Radio - 10/6