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While the final round of the College Championship aired Friday, Gaur has had to keep his victory a secret since the episode’s taping in March.

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Gaur ’21 wins ‘Jeopardy!’ Championship

April 22, 2018 0 comments

In a gripping final round that aired Friday, April 21, Dhruv Gaur ’21 was crowned the “Jeopardy!” College Championship grand prize winner, taking home $100,000.

Dhruv Gaur ’21 poses with Alex Trebek on the Los Angeles set of “Jeopardy!” during the filming of the competition in March. Gaur said he has enjoyed trivia and the show since he was a child.

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Gaur ’21 to compete on ‘Jeopardy!’

April 10, 2018 0 comments

Dhruv Gaur ’21 will appear on an episode of “Jeopardy!” College Championship tonight to represent the University. Gaur joins 14 other students from colleges across the United States to compete in the quiz competition for a $100,000 prize.

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Applications open for postdoctoral fellowship

April 2, 2018 0 comments

Funded through the President’s Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, the University’s Native American and Indigenous Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship is currently accepting applications.

Math professor wins Sloan Research Fellowship

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Math professor wins Sloan Research Fellowship

February 27, 2018 0 comments

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Melody Chan won a Sloan Research Fellowship, an award that recognizes 126 promising young scientific researchers from the United States and Canada.

The inductees were celebrated at the Providence City Hall for their work in 2017. Those honored dedicated significant time and effort to serving their community and  the constant pursuit of civil rights.

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Community activists honored at annual ceremony

January 31, 2018 0 comments

Three Providence community activists were inducted into the 15th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at City Hall Wednesday evening. The event honored the late Philip Addison Jr., Pilar McCloud and Mary Jones for upholding King’s legacy.

Growing CS department struggles to pay all TAs

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Growing CS department struggles to pay all TAs

January 24, 2018 0 comments

As computer science becomes increasingly popular, paying all of its undergraduate teaching assistants has become a challenge for the department.

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Brown, Oxford University Wind Symphonies to perform together

December 5, 2017 0 comments

This Friday, the Brown Wind Symphony and Oxford University Wind Orchestra will team up for a joint concert in Sayles Hall.

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University to hold second Wintersession

November 13, 2017 0 comments

With the fall semester quickly coming to a close, it’s almost time for students to begin registering for Wintersession classes.

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Sociology course selection sees rise in BEO offerings

October 9, 2017 0 comments

There is increasing concern among sociology concentrators that the number of sociology-specific classes offered each semester is decreasing.