10 hrs ago
URI Scientists Investigating Life, Geologic Processes Deep Inside...
December 9, 2013 - Scientists at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography are shedding light on the genetic makeup of Earth's deep microbial life and the geochemistry of the lavas that form the Earth's crust through research conducted as part of the Deep Carbon Observatory, a 10-year international collaboration unraveling ... (more)
14 hrs ago
Media Tip Sheet: URI research to be presented at AGU meeting, Dec. 9-13
Newswise - NARRAGANSETT, R.I. - The following research will be presented by scientists at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography at the American Geophysical Union's fall meeting in San Francisco from Dec. 9 to 13: Earthquakes, landslides and tsunami hazards in the Greater Antilles Poster presentation: Dec. 11, 1:40 p.m., ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
URI prof says high number of snowy owls in state
A University of Rhode Island professor says the high number of snowy owls seen in the state this year is unprecedented.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
URI Professor Wins Anthony Quinn Foundation Spirit Award
The Rhode Island Film Collaborative and Anthony Quinn Foundation have announced the recipient of the 2013 Anthony Quinn Foundation Spirit Award.
Gallo Appointed Branch Librarian at Hall Library
The Cranston Public Library announced that Adrienne Gallo, a longtime employee of the Cranston Public Library system, has been appointed Branch Librarian at the William Hall Library.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Lyme sufferers to get place of their own on Cape
This is a March 2002 file photo of a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. Now a Mashpee man whose wife has the disease is giving sufferers of the tick-borne illness their own space, with plans to open a Lyme disease treatment, education and wellness center off Route 28. Ron ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Degree By Design: The Accessible Approach to a College Education
A college degree adds value to a career and instills a sense of pride and accomplishment in its holder.
Don't Miss: Out Loud Theatre's Cowboy Mouth in Downtown Prov
Out Loud Theatre opens the final production of its 2013 Season with Cowboy Mouth by Sam Shepard and Directed by University of Rhode Island Theatre Graduate, Kira Hawkridge.
WNYC-AM New York
The Honorable William F. Hagarty on the Benefits of Exercise, December 1931
"May heaven speed the day when the length and breadth of our United States shall be peopled with men and women, and boys and girls, solely by those of this type: strong bodied, true hearted, big souled patriots, athletes all for the land they love and the God they worship."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
BCC board votes to arm campus officers
Melo said he was armed at those posts and said he's glad he'll soon be armed while serving on campus.
MBL scientist Anne Giblin named 2013 AAAS Fellow
Anne E. Giblin, a senior scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science , the world's largest general scientific society, and publisher of the journal, Science .
The Providence Journal
URI colloquium tonight canceled because Taveras can't attend
The University of Rhode Island had to cancel its Honors Colloquium tonight with Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and university radio hosts from its show, Beauty Salon, because the mayor can't attend.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
NAFTA Turns Twenty
He is also author of the book Are Worker Rights Human Rights? and edits the New Political Economy book series for Routledge Press.
Watertown Daily Times
Moth larvae released for testing in Canada for testing could be first swallowwort antidote
Swallowwort, the bane of gardeners and environmentalists in the north country, may finally meet its match with moth larvae, which are being put to a cold-weather survival test that is considered the best hope for fighting the invasive weed.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
URI Radio Hosts Mayor Taveras Tonight
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The Narragansett Times
SK Council approves application for RIDOT Route 138 construction
The South Kingstown Town Council approved an application Monday for the Rhode Island Department of Transportation to perform construction activities within 25 feet of a historic cemetery.
Steve Goddard's History Wire
FOCUS: A Potpourri -- The Childhood of Jesus / In Peace and Freedom / Populist Collaborators
"In this haunting and surprising novel about childhood and destiny," writes Nobel Laureate and twice-Booker Prize winner J.M. Coetzee, "a small boy arrives by boat in a new country after being separated from his parents and a piece of paper which would have explained everything.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Monday Essentials: Tree Lighting, Santa, Latkes
AIDS Awareness day: In honor of World AIDS Day , the Rhode Island Coalition for HIV Prevention is holding Rhode Island's 2nd Annual World AIDS Day Event at the Rhode Island Statehouse today at noon.
Monday Essentials: Free Holiday Concert, HealthSourceRI Discussion and More
Welcome to Monday Essentials, your new weekly snapshot of one or more critical things coming in the week ahead.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
'The World Has Suffered Many Losses through Time': Environmental...
Most of us are familiar with the sad story of the passenger pigeon: the North American bird whose immense numbers and intensely social habits prevented its recovery from the indiscriminate hunting practices of the 1800s.