Monday, July 27, 2015

Beach blast, Cuba study abroad

The discovery of the cause of the Salty Brine beach blast by GSO scientists received worldwide media attention on July 24. It was reported by the USA Today, Reuters, Boston Globe, Providence Journal, Channel 6, Channel 10, Channel 12, RI Public Radio, GoLocalProv, WPRO radio, Valley Breeze, and Narragansett Patch, and the Associated Press story appeared in more than 300 media outlets, including CBS News, NBC News, ABC News, Fox News, Daily Mail and Seattle Times. The Providence Journal also wrote an editorial about the subject. The news release about the findings can be found here.

The announcement that URI would offer a semester-long study abroad program in Cuba also generated considerable attention, including in the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, Channel 12, Channel 6 and the Associated Press, whose story appeared in the New London Day, San Francisco Chronicle and elsewhere. The URI news release is here.

Providence Journal - 7/26

Providence Journal - 7/26

Providence Journal - 7/26

Providence Business News - 7/25

Channel 12 - 7/24

Channel 12 - 7/25

Santa Cruz Sentinel - 7/25

Friday, July 17, 2015

Beach blast, nursing center, unemployment

Continuing news coverage of the explosion at Salty Brine Beach has focused on the URI scientists who collected samples at the beach on June 16. News media covering the story included the Providence Journal, Channel 10, Channel 12, Channel 6, WPRO radio, Boston Globe, Newsday, and the Associated Press, whose wire story appeared in more than 30 news outlets including the Daily Mail, ABC News, Seattle Post IntelligencerAlbany Times Union, Channel 5 Boston, and Yahoo News.

Providence Journal - 7/17

Providence Journal - 7/17

Providence Journal - 7/17

Providence Journal - 7/16