WLNE TVContinue reading "URI assisted with crucial El Faro discovery"
Federal investigators announced that they found the “black box’’ that could reveal why the El Faro cargo ship sank off the Bahamas in a hurricane last fall—and that the University of Rhode Island played a key role in the discovery. URI’s internationally acclaimed Inner Space Center at the Graduate School of Oceanography provided telepresence technology—and […]Continue reading "URI’s Inner Space Center Helps Discover Voyage Data Recorder from El Faro Wreck"
URI GSO Professor Robert Ballard has been in the news frequently in association with the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. On April 19, at 7 p.m., he will be giving a free lecture at the Ryan Center on the Kingston Campus of URI. Details are at this link.Continue reading "Ballard Talks Titanic, GSO"
The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic has resulted in a huge number of news stories referencing Oceanography Professor Robert Ballard, who found the sunken ship in 1985. While most of those stories do not mention URI, many of them do. Among them are stories about a National Geographic documentary featuring Ballard in […]Continue reading "Titanic anniversary"
The American Association of School Administrators has announced that Dr. Robert Ballard is the 2012 recipient of the American Education Award. This award honors an outstanding American citizen who has achieved excellence and distinction in his or her career and serves as a role model and teacher to others.Continue reading "Ballard Receives American Education Award"
Richmond Times-DispatchContinue reading "The Sea Holds Wealth of Untapped Resources, Ballard Says"