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U. announces new vice provost for the arts

Michael Steinberg will become the University’s first vice provost for the arts starting Jan. 1, Provost Vicki Colvin announced Friday.

Three from Brown win Rhodes Scholarships

Two undergraduates and one recent alum were awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships Saturday.

Unsealed documents shed light on assault case

Documents unsealed last week reveal new details about a case between a PC student and the two Brown undergrads that she alleges sexually assaulted her.

Dean T. remembered for 40 years of commitment to Brown

About 100 Brown community members gathered Friday to commemorate the life of Marjorie Thompson ’74 PhD’79 P’02 P’07 P’09 P’12 P’14 P’16.

Editorial: What we’re thankful for

The Herald’s 124th Editorial Board has a lot to be thankful for.

Cohan ’17: ‘Transparent’: the best show not on television

“Transparent” is a groundbreaking show in a lot of ways. It’s also great.

Mills ’15: The NFL’s troubled roots

It’s clear that giving NFL players license for raucous and illegal behavior off the field starts in college or before.

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Serving Silently: Military culture on a civilian campus

Compared to other Ivy League schools, Brown lags behind in offering opportunities for students to engage with the military on campus.


A Neighborhood Unmoored: Harboring Cape Verde in Providence

As new cultures and experiences mold the Cape Verdean diaspora, the local definition of a Cape Verdean grows thinner, calling into question whether anything distinctive will be left for future generations.


Adrift in the Ocean State

For Rhode Island’s homeless population, service providers offer some answers — and some obstacles.


David Greer, a former dean of medicine at Alpert Medical School who founded an organization to fight for a nuclear-free world, died Nov. 18.

Former Dean of Medicine, Nobel Laureate David Greer dies

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