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Press contact:
Kathleen Hickey, Chief Communications Officer
Tel. (845) 838-1600 ext. 15


June 26, 2011 Poughkeepsie Journal Hudson River steward receives Jefferson Award
June 25 2011 Ex-Riverkeeper John Cronin wins Jefferson Award
June 24, 2011 Mid-Hudson News Network Cronin awarded Jefferson Gold Metal
June 22, 2011 Times Union Jefferson prizes for public service awarded to 18
June 12, 2011 Poughkeepsie Journal IBM is environment leader
June 12, 2011 Poughkeepsie Journal IBM spends $6 billion to keep industry lead
June 11, 2011 NYC Media Toni On NY Toni On: Beacon, NY
May 31, 2011 Mid-Hudson News Network Beacon Institute continues research
May 12, 2011 Almanac Weekly Houses that breathe
March 31, 2011 Korean Broadcasting Service Smart Water Management of NYC
March 22, 2011 IBM100 Icons of Progress

Smarter Water Management

March 17, 2011 Hudson Valley Almanac A river runs through us
March 17, 2011 Poughkeepsie Journal Beacon Institute's environment center trails reopen April 1
March 17, 2011 Mid-Hudson News Network Denning’s Point Bridge reopened after studies say it is safe
March 08, 2011 Innovation News Daily Living River Lab Points to Future of Smarter Water
February 27, 2011 Poughkeepsie Journal Hudson River: The force behind region's economic might
February 27, 2011 Poughkeepsie Journal IBM relies on Hudson for home, livelihood
February 27, 2011 Poughkeepsie Journal Marinas, boatyards, eateries, replace factories
January 27, 2011 Poughkeepsie Journal William Steinhaus' 20th State of the County address
January 26, 2011 Poughkeepsie Journal Valley residents offer long to-do list for Obama, Congress


December, 2010 Sculpture Raquel Rabinovich: Fluid Equilibrium
November 26, 2010 Journal News Technology makes river monitoring easier
November 9, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Access to Denning's Point State Park limited due to bridge deterioration
November 4, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal IBM gets innovation award
October 4, 2010 Science News IBM, Delft University of Technology collaborate on smarter water research
September 25, 2010 Therapeutic Landscapes Network A Life Worth Living: The Garden as Healer
September 10, 2010 Westfair Online Recipe for Success
September 9, 2010 IBM Business Analytics - Video Analyze This: Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
September 8, 2010 Times Union For $15M river center, progress a trickle; high hopes remain for future of Troy-based institute
September 2, 2010 NYSTAR Sci-Tech News Bytes NYSTAR Participates in "Beacon and Eggs" Forum
September 2, 2010 Westfair Online Entrepreneurship thrives in downturn
September 1, 2010 Marist College Brackett named Executive VP at Marist
September, 2010 Oakwood Friends School Oakwood Friends School faculty and students participate in SENSE IT
August 30, 2010 Business Wire GE Proposes Dredging, Sampling, Modeling to Set Final Standards on Hudson River Project
August 12. 2010 Data analysis: What CIOs could learn from the weather forecast
August 8, 2010 The Living Labs Global Mobility Report Monitoring Our Rivers. Hudson, NY
August 8, 2010 Enterprise Irregulars IBM's Analytics Blogger Event
August 3, 2010 ZDNet Can private sector, sensors, innovation save our waterways?
July 26, 2010 Times Union This acrobat tests water quality
July 22, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Editorial: Beacon Institute has vital role in region
July 11, 2010 Idaho State Journal Visiting the rest of New York
July 7, 2010 Watertown Daily Times CU Joins Team On Underwater Research Project
July 6, 2010 Mid-Hudson News Network Beacon Institute to expand Dutchess campus
July 4, 2010 Watertown Daily Times Clarkson part of team tweaking water monitors
July 2, 2010 Time Union This Weekend on Capital Green Scene
July 1, 2010 The New York Times In Real Time, the Molecules of the Hudson
July 1, 2010 The River and Estuary Network develops a real-time monitoring system for the upper Hudson River
June 30, 2010 Times Union Independent 'eye' on dredging
June 28, 2010 Daily Gazette Institute station to monitor upper Hudson River
June 27, 2010 The Saratogian Group, with GE, to monitor Hudson River water along Saratoga County
June 26, 2010 Watertown Daily Times Clarkson has ambitious schedule for downtown
June 26, 2010 Journal News/ Water-Inspired Destinations in the Hudson Valley
June 25, 2010 Mid-Hudson News Beacon Institute to monitor GE Hudson River cleanup
June 25, 2010 Dredging Real Time Monitoring for Upper Hudson River
June 24, 2010 Real-time water monitoring begins on Hudson River
June 24, 2010 Journal News/ GE getting help on PCB monitoring from Beacon Institute
June 24, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Riverfest launches in Beacon on Saturday
June 24, 2010 Beacon Institute Extends River Observatory Network to Ft. Edward
June 18, 2010 HV Biz Seeking a better SEQRA process
June 18, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Gov. Paterson ready to replace Empire Zone
June 15, 2010 KHOU Houston CBS affiliate Oil spills in Houston: How much?
June 15, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Builders, activists, elected officials spar over state environmental law
June 14, 2010 The Bard CEP Blog Visualizing the Smart River: A Talk by James S. Bonner, Ph.D., P.E.
June 13, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal New U.S. citizens show their pride
June 10, 2010 Times Union Plan ahead: Learn about Hudson at walk along river
June 9, 2010 metroGREEN+BUSINESS Fourth Annual Housing the Hudson Valley Conference Taps Environment Advocates
June 6, 2010 UN World Environment Day 2010 Video of John Cronin, Luncheon Keynote Address
June 6, 2010 KDKA TV Interview John Cronin on 'Water Matters!' Conference
June 4, 2010 The Eastwick Press Hudson River Walk and Talk
June  2, 2010 Cablevision News "Horticulture Therapy" story
May 31, 2010 Journal News/ Sensors track health of Hudson River
May 28, 2010 Le Lettre Nouveaux concepts de traitement de l'eau
May 25, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Pattern's housing summit seeks environmental, economic balance
May 4, 2010 Natural Solution News In Green Building News
April 30, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Private solutions urged for pure water
April 22, 2010 WNET Thirteen Fragile Waterways (video documentary)
April 22, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Despite improvements to environment, local leaders say more needs to be done
April 22, 2010 Notes From Sea Level
30 Days of OCEANS: John Cronin
April 13, 2010 WHUD Radio Interview John Cronin
April 12, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Beacon Institute will present two environmental programs
March 25, 2010` Journal News Earth Day events at Beacon Institute
March 17, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Beacon exhibit sheds new light on water
March 10, 2010 Putnam County News and Recorder Water, Water Everywhere Exhibit at Beacon Institute
March 10, 2010 Bucks Local News Hudson River environmentalist in Creative Thinkers Series at Solebury School
March 2010 Roll Magazine March Art Highlights: Water, water every where
February 23, 2010 Talking Science Know Your Waterways!
February 20, 2010 Poughkeepsie Journal Engineer to head research
February 9, 2010 IBM Research Case study pp 8-9
February 1, 2010 IBM: Building a Smarter Planet Blog Mad Science: Making Water Smarter
February 2010 Linda Cross at the James W. Palmer Gallery, Vassar College and the Beacon Institute of Rivers and Estuaries
Jan-Feb 2010 Eco-Structure Cover photo and story: Reborn on the River
January 15, 2010 Waterfront Alliance IBM: Immersed in Smart Water Management


December 24, 2009 The Record-Review (Bedford) A personal history of environmentalism
December 22, 2009 Journal News A book about Cronin
December 19, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal Beacon resident gets community support for environment issues
December 18, 2009 Journal News Water everywhere, but not fit to drink
December 15, 2009 Popular Mechanics Sensory Network
December 2009 Gensler "Dialogue 17" "River Campus" -- Beacon Institute's CEIE featured on page 34
December 2009 Gensler Annual Report "Shift" -- Beacon Institute's CEIE featured on page 62
November 26, 2009 Albany Times Union A new place to cast a line
November 20, 2009 Westfair Online Businesses Honored
November 14, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal (page 1) Environmental institute honored for economic mission
November 13, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal 2009 Business Excellence Award winners named
November 13, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal VIDEO: The Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries
November 11, 2009 Putnam County News and Recorder Reflections on the River at Beacon Institute Gallery
October 25, 2009 Albany Times Union Down by the rivers, more to be done
October 8, 2009 New York Teacher/ NYSUT Educators celebrate Hudson's 400th anniversary
October 6, 2009 Read Media Newswire: Department
of Environmental Conservation
A Day in the Life of the Hudson River Estuary 2009
October 1, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal IBM to open analytics solution center in NYC
October, 2009 Dwell magazine Nice Modernist: John Cronin and the Beacon Institute
September 23, 2009 Times Union More eyes watching the waters
September 21, 2009 Times Union New century, new threats
September 18, 2009 Mid-Hudson News Network SEQRA process explained, defended
September 3, 2009 Mid-Hudson News Network Beacon Institute examines future of the Hudson River
August 7, 2009 Reuters IBM sees big opportunity in water management IT
July 31, 2009 Times Union River Science
July 30, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal

Denning's Point: A new look at an old hike can be revealing

July 25, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal Campers discover joy of invention
July 17, 2009 Watertown Daily Times Making Sense
June 15, 2009 New York Times Taking Questions: Ask About Dredging in the Hudson
June 13, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal Beacon Institute to host Indie Film Festival
June 12, 2009 Mid-Hudson News Network IBM plans for the future, trying to save the planet
June 12, 2009 Times Herald-Record IBM stresses ties to Hudson Valley
June 12, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal IBM thinking 'smarter'
June 9, 2009 New York Times The Hudson, 400 Years Later
May 13, 2009 readMedia Newswire Business Council Elects Two New
Members of the Board of Directors
May 11, 2009 A Sea Change Screens on World
Ocean Day in Hudson River Valley
April 9, 2009 Times Union Around Tech Valley: On the Board
April 2, 2009 NYSTAR Sci*Tech News Bytes Clarkson University President
Appointed to Beacon Institute
Board of Trustees
March 27, 2009 EcoWorld: Nature & Technology
in Harmony
Revolutionary Water Sensors
March 27, 2009 Times Union Students examine science of the
Hudson River
March 26, 2009 NYSTAR Sci*Tech News Bytes The Beacon Institute: An Important
March 19, 2009 NYSTAR Sci*Tech News Bytes Students Launch Water Sensors
March 17, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal IBM is tapping water and power
March 16, 2009 Scientific American Going with the Flow: Using Tech to
Manage and Protect Dwindling
Water Supplies
March 16, 2009 ZDNet blog: GreenTech Pastures IBM is looking less and less like
an IT company and more and more
like an eco-tech company
March 16, 2009 IBM publication Water: Global Innovation Outlook
March 16, 2009 IBM website Smarter Water Management
March 16, 2009 New York Times, Wall Street Journal,
Washington Post
Smarter water for a smarter planet (op-ad)
March 13, 2009 Troy Record Tech Valley students studying Hudson River
March 2009 New York Spaces LEED-ing the Way
February 17, 2009 Mid-Hudson News Network Beacon is fast becoming environmental hub
February 17, 2009
Wall Street Journal
Smart Roads. Smart Bridges. Smart Grids.
January 21, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal Beacon Institute rings with common dreams
January 10, 2009 Journal News Beacon Institute to study Hudson ecology
January 6, 2009 Poughkeepsie Journal Author will inaugurate environmental series


December 14, 2008 CIESIN, Columbia University Interactive Mapper Will Aid Student Exploration of Hudson River Watershed
December 13, 2008 Poughkeepsie Journal Beacon Institute debuts new building at Denning's Point
November 11, 2008 The Business Review Event focuses on environmental innovations in region
October 17, 2008 Hudson Valley Magazine River Radar
October 13, 2008 Professional Photographer Ted Kawalerski: The lure of the river
September 24, 2008 Putnam County News and Recorder Photographer Kawalerski Captures Essence of Hudson in Beacon Institute Exhibition
September 10, 2008 Beacon Institute to Host "Top To Bottom -- The Hudson River" Exhibit
September 3, 2008 Environmental Consortium of Hudson
Valley Colleges and Universities
Beacon Institute Deploys First REON Sensor Into Hudson River
August 28, 2008

WAMC Public Radio

Water quality results at the click of a mouse (audio/mp3 available)
August 28, 2008 Poughkeepsie Journal

Floating sensor culls mysteries of the river below, the air above

Sidebar: Station offers a cornucopia of measurement data

Photo gallery: Beacon Institute's REON platform

August 4, 2008 Mid-Hudson News Network Beacon Institute names chairman of Capital Facilities working group
August 3, 2008 Journal News Fish species on the decline

July 28, 2008

Morningstar News Peter J. Davoren to Chair Beacon Institute's Capital Facilities Working Group
July 15, 2008 Natural Solutions News
(Clivus Multrum)
Beacon of Sustainability
June 22, 2008 Times Union River is now new frontier
June 9, 2008 Times Union Links to industrial past stand in peril
June 8, 2008 New York Times A Lesson That Startled: Kayaking the Hudson
June 6, 2008 Daily Gazette Business leaders get glimpse at Tech Valley High progress
June 5, 2008 Poughkeepsie Journal Artist hosts talk at Beacon Institute
June 1, 2008 Daily Gazette Liquid Vision
May 28, 2008 Times Union Troy's past, and future
May 21, 2008 Mid-Hudson News Network Beacon Institute appoints director of research
May 20, 2008 Clarkson University News Clarkson University's Bonner Appointed Beacon Institute Director of Research
May 1, 2008 Daily Gazette River research center for Troy a great catch
April 30, 2008 Times Union Hudson River watch
April 29, 2008 Mid-Hudson News Network Beacon Institute expands north
April 29, 2008 Daily Gazette River research center planned
April 29, 2008 Times Union State allots $10M for river research
April 28, 2008 WTEN Big Plans for Troy: Paterson and Bruno Unveil Millions in Investments to Do Research on the Hudson (video link)
April 28, 2008 The Business Review New $15M river research center planned for Troy
April 28, 2008 WRGB: CBS6 New Troy Riverfront Project (video link)
March 21, 2008 Poughkeepsie Journal Power of sea gets huge canvas
March 2008 Chronogram On the Cover: Artist Leigh Wen
March 2008 New York Spaces New York Home: Neighborhood Beacon, NY
February 20, 2008 Poughkeepsie Journal Beacon Institute names chief development officer
February 20, 2008 Times Union Hudson advocate looks at world change
February 4, 2008 Reuters Xethanol Announces Tom Endres, COO Joins the Board of The Beacon Institute
February 1, 2008 IBM Establishes Global Center of Excellence for Water Management in the Netherlands
January 30, 2008 Journal News Shad in Hudson River at historically
low levels


December 10, 2007 The New York Times:
Andrew Revkin's "Dot Earth" blog

Pete Seeger and the 'One Blue Sky Above Us'

{Beacon Institute is mentioned in the video)

November 16, 2007 WAMC "Roundtable" broadcast
with Alan Chartock, Joe Donahue and
Julia Taylor

The Roundtable's Live Remote Broadcast from DIa: Beacon (photos)

Listen here (Windows Media, 11.6 mb)

September 6, 2007 Poughkeepsie Journal River Institute holds promise
September 5, 2007 The Christian Science Monitor Hudson River to Get 24/7 Scrutiny
August 29, 2007 MIT Technology Review Networking the Hudson River
August 24, 2007 Science Magazine New York Research Institute Hopes to Go With the Flow
August 23, 2007 Journal News Environmentalism, Phase II
August 19, 2007 The New York Times A River's Pulse
August 17, 2007 Journal News Computer network would monitor Hudson 24/7
August 16, 2007 The New York Times Business and Science to Join in Taking a River's Pulse
August 16, 2007 Poughkeepsie Journal Hudson study to get a boost
August 16, 2007 Poughkeepsie Journal Sensors to monitor river habitat
May 29, 2007 Chronogram Local Luminaries: John Cronin
May 29, 2007 The Legislative Gazette, Albany, NY It's full steam ahead for Hudson River institute
May 21, 2007 Times Herald-Record, Middletown, NY The last of the shad fishermen
April 27, 2007 Mid-Hudson News Network Steinhaus inspects progress at Beacon Institute


Dec. 2006/Jan. 2007 Beacon Dispatch Beacon Rivers and Estuaries Institute Teaches As It Learns
Oct. 28, 2006 The Journal News Probing the Secrets of the Hudson
Oct. 8, 2006 Poughkeepsie Journal Exploring Denning's Point
Aug. 10, 2006 Mid-Hudson News Network $1 Million Will Bridge a Gap for The Beacon Institute
Aug. 6, 2006 Times Herald Record Green Brownfields
Jul. 10, 2006 MSN News Sensor Networks Plug Into Hudson River
Jul. 3, 2006 Albany Times Union Keeping Up on Current Events
Jun. 2006 Beacon Dispatch A River of Words: Capturing the Oral History of Hudson River Fishermen
Apr. 11, 2006 Mid-Hudson News Network Cronin Named Executive Director of the Rivers and Estuaries Center
Mar. 16, 2006 Times Herald Record Officials at River Institute Break Ground
Mar. 2006 Beacon Dispatch Construction Commences on the Rivers and Estuaries Center
Jan. 12, 2006 Times Herald Record Pataki Includes Money for Lab in Budget


Oct. 5, 2005 Poughkeepsie Journal Historic Point to be Home of River Institute
Sept. 22, 2005 The New York Times Castle in Ruin, on a River That Nearly Was
Sept. 2005 Beacon Dispatch Don Nice Brings the Hudson Home
May 15, 2005 Poughkeepsie Journal New Boat Brings Back a Bit of History
Apr. 2005 Beacon Dispatch Discovery at Denning’s Point: Alexander Hamilton Slept Here

2004 and earlier

Dec. 5, 2004 Poughkeepsie Journal World-class Center Coming: Major Science Complex Set for Beacon
Oct. 6, 2004 Beacon Free Press Rivers & Estuaries Center Site’s Past Flows Into Its Future
Feb. 29, 2004 Poughkeepsie Journal    Beacon Is Excited About Rivers Center
Apr. 22, 2003 Poughkeepsie Journal   Center to Change Face of Education in Valley
Nov. 20, 2002 Poughkeepsie Journal   River Center to Begin Study Before It Has Home
Sept. 29, 2001 Poughkeepsie Journal   Sixteen Communities Push Sites for Rivers Institute Sites
Apr. 20, 2000 The New York Times Plan for Hudson River Institute Gain Ground
Jan. 5, 2000 The Putnam County News and Recorder Governor Proposes River Research Institute