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URI News Round-up*

Media Contact: Jhodi Redlich, 401-874-4500


December 20, 2006 - Jan 2, 2007

Among the highlights through the holidays were reports about healthy eating and other lifestyle choices, news about research into possible life on Mars, and the appointment of URI's new vice president of research.

*The list provided here is a sampling of some news coverage that is available through online news databases. Registration may be required to access some of the news links.

Be your best self in 2007
DesMoinesRegister.com, IA - Dec 31, 2006
... When they ate quickly, they consumed 646 calories in nine minutes, according to researchers from the University of Rhode Island. ...

Surviving the holiday Parties
Nassau Guardian, Bahamas - Dec 29, 2006
... Eat slowly: Nutrition scientists at the University of Rhode Island recently found that slow eaters take in fewer calories at a meal than people who eat quickly ...

Tipping points
The Spokesman Review, WA - Dec 31, 2006
... James Prochaska, a professor of psychology at the University of Rhode Island, has been called one of the world's experts on readiness for change. ...

STAWAR: Why resolutions fail and what you can do about it
New Albany Tribune, IN - Dec 29, 2006
... Dr. James O. Prochaska from the University of Rhode Island has worked decades researching self-change and has identified five basic stages: ...

New year offers Rhode Islanders capital-gains tax savings
Providence Journal, RI - Dec 29, 2006
... using the lower tax rates, you must have held the asset for at least five years, said Mark Higgins, dean of the University of Rhode Island's College of ...

Deep underground, scientists find clue to what might exist on

Bradenton Herald, United States - Dec 22, 2006
... radiation. "It's basically inexhaustible," said Steven D'Hondt, a University of Rhode Island astrobiologist who has reviewed the work. ... (This Philadelphia Inquirer News article was carried in more than a dozen print and online news sources including the Belleville News-Democrat, IL.; Myrtle Beach Sun News, SC; San Luis Obispo Tribune, CA; Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, GA; The State, SC; Charlotte Observer, NC; Biloxi Sun Herald, USA; Kentucky.com, KY; Contra Costa Times, CA; )

URI hires research chief
Providence Journal, RI - Dec 21, 2006
In a move designed to enhance research activity and generate money for the institution, the University of Rhode Island has hired a vice provost for research ...

Two COB students to participate in Rhode Island Partnership ...
The Freeport News, Bahamas - Dec 29, 2006
... year students at The College of The Bahamas, will get a taste of a different academic environment when they enroll at the University of Rhode Island as seniors ...

RI exodus: Losing the young, ambitious
Providence Journal, RI - Jan 1, 2007
... to experts. Losing these skilled people is an alarming trend, says University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. He warns ...

Real CSI detectives right in our back yards
Narragansett Times, RI - Jan 2, 2007
... welcome the opportunity to shine some light on real crime scene investigators - the ones at the Rhode Island State Crime Lab at the University of Rhode Island.

The King Of NL Hoops Is All Grown Up Now
The Day, CT - Dec 29, 2006
... Time and work constraints prohibited him from soaking in any love recently at the University of Rhode Island, his alma mater, which honored its 100th ...

Lawmakers respond to insurance hikes for coastal homes
Narragansett Times, RI - Dec 29, 2006
... 13, the ad hoc group, composed of nine state legislators, gathered at the University of Rhode Island's Bay Campus Corless Auditorium to watch a presentation ...

A RI landmark is no more
Providence Journal, RI - Dec 28, 2006
... The April 18 blast that took down the bridge's center span was a special event, drawing more than 1,000 people to the University of Rhode Island's Bay ...

SCLC Partners With Atlanta Police Dept
Atlanta Daily World, GA - Dec 28, 2006
... Dr. Bernard LaFayette Jr., civil rights veteran and director of the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island, will lead the ...(This article appeared in several publications in Georgia including the Macon Telegraph, GA; Access North Georgia...)

Success shows immigrants blending into American life faster ...
Centre Daily Times, PA - Dec 28, 2006
... 1976. She took a master's degree in medicinal chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, planning a laboratory career. Working ...

Year in Review
Jamestown Press, USA - Dec 27, 2006
... thereafter. Among non-hunting efforts will be a demonstration of University of Rhode Island innovations to deal directly with deer ticks. ...

Well water series on television
Jamestown Press, USA - Dec 27, 2006
To help private well owners protect their drinking water supply, the University of Rhode Island is sponsoring a television program that will be broadcast on ...

Crime Lab: Think URI meets CSI
Pawtucket Times, RI - Dec 28, 2006
... Hillard maintains. Hillard is the director of the Rhode Island State Crime Lab that operates out of the University of Rhode Island. He ...

Providence School Activities
Providence Journal, RI - Dec 27, 2006
... It was the first public forum of a transportation project involving Feinstein High School, the University of Rhode Island and the Providence Plan. ...

When teaching sports, teach citizenship as well
Baltimore Sun, United States - Dec 24, 2006
... E. Abrams, a law professor at the University of Missouri, serves on the Expert Panel of the Center for Sports Parenting at the University of Rhode Island. ...

In RI, Fogarty Got More Support From State Employees
The Day, CT - Dec 23, 2006
... the state Board of Elections show that Fogarty received $47,000 from state workers and an additional $5,300 from employees of the University of Rhode Island. ...

Fogarty got more support from state employees, filings show
Boston Globe, United States - Dec 22, 2006
... the state Board of Elections show that Fogarty received $47,000 from state workers and an additional $5,300 from employees of the University of Rhode Island. ...

State workers gave heavily in governor's race
Providence Journal, RI - Dec 21, 2006
... The Democratic lieutenant governor collected $47,000 from state employees, plus another $5,300 from employees of the University of Rhode Island, according to ...

A bike path for Corn Neck Road?
Block Island Times, USA - Dec 21, 2006
... the idea. Ask if a University of Rhode Island student would like to do it for a graduate project, suggested Emmanuelle. Tourism ...