Alan Shan

Alan Shan

Staff Photographer

Class of 2014
Neuroscience

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Following Monday’s celebration on the Main Green, Fashion Week will include a panel discussion Wednesday, a fashion show Thursday, a sale at Providence Place Mall Friday and an open-air market Saturday.
English faculty members have outlined a modified set of concentration requirements designed to be clearer and more contextualized, in response to student feedback since the concentration’s last changes in 2011.
During the Sarah Doyle Center’s Women’s History Month celebration, 
Leslie Lindenauer ’80 reads selections from her book.
If passed, legislation would require the 179,127 people currently receiving food stamps in Rhode Island to show photo identification to use their benefits at state retailers.
Thomas Perez ’83, U.S. Secretary of Labor, advocated for investing in human capital and expanding economic opportunity in his address Saturday.
Brown’s 650-pound birthday cake was a replica of University Hall, built to 3 percent scale, and featured the Van Wickle Gates. President Christina Paxson cut the first piece during the 250th anniversary opening celebration Friday.
Sarah Delaney, associate professor of chemistry, said she is offering a food-themed first-year seminar to attract non-concentrators to the subject.
Former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe spoke about her current work with Olympia’s List to enhance legislative collaboration in a speech Monday.
Nirupama Rao, former Indian ambassador to the United States, talked about gender bias and economic conflict in a conversation Tuesday.
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The Brown University Community Council also discussed the search for a new dean and a proposal for a new bike-sharing program.
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Though the new building will not be constructed in the Jewelry District, it is unclear where on College Hill the new facility will be located, given space limitations.
The city plans to update its streetscape by designing bike lanes and shared bike and car lanes in an effort to make the city safe and accessible for bikes.
The Whiskey Republic’s 2011 renovation cleaned up the bar, but students still complain about the crowd.
Flu vaccines are covered by the yearly health services fee, as is HIV testing. More students are using both services.
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First-years signed a petition to grant all students housed in Keeney Quadrangle swipe access to the entire dorm complex.
During a question-and-answer session, Donilon (left) opened the floor to students and members of the community, who asked questions about topics including U.S. foreign and domestic policy and the government shutdown. .
Donilon, former National Security Adviser to the Obama administration, visited campus as part of the Watson Distinguished Speaker Series.
Simons’ research focuses on the impact of trusting faulty intuition. In a well-known video, the viewer is told to concentrate on a ball being tossed while, midway through the video, a gorilla walks across the screen.
Provost Mark Schlissel P’15 talked at the BUCC meeting about features of the strategic plan. He stressed the need for long-term flexibility, as well as the budgetary difficulties in balancing competing priorities.
President Paxson looks on at the Brown University Community Council meeting, where she and other administrators attempted to clarify various aspects of her strategic plan.
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Nelson said she hopes to destigmatize mental health issues and make the Psychological Services office more accessible to hesitant students.
The current parking situation “obviously isn’t working,” said Robin Remy, executive director of the Thayer Street District Management Authority. The Planning Study is currently in the process of resolving the parking issues.
Four members of the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church picketed across Rhode Island, protesting the  first day of same-sex marriage legalization in Rhode Island Aug. 1.
Sexual assault victims are referred to Psychological Services, where all students can receive seven free counseling sessions per year.
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In an effort to increase accessibility, the English department has widened its concentration requirements, no longer requiring specific classes.
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Margaret Simms broke down the effects of the recession on demographic groups such as women and minorities.
Though most transit organizations conduct reviews every decade, this is the first analysis RIPTA has conducted. The resulting proposals aim to shift resources for more efficient transport, not to cut costs or expand services.
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Free tickets for more than 100 students who live in Hope and Slater residence halls created a major loss in revenue for Brown Concert Agencies.
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Miller and Metcalf halls, which underwent extensive renovations this year, are currently housing transfer students and students returning to the University from studying abroad.
Brown is set to join a group of universities, including Cornell, Harvard, Stanford and Penn, that cover at least some sex reassignment surgeries.
The Pembroke Center awarded grants this month to a diverse group of interdisciplinary research programs that are in keeping with the center’s focus on questions of gender, difference and media.