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Jesse Shapiro explains his research quantifying the growing separation between liberal and conservative discourse from 1873 to 2009 as part of the Presidential Award Lecture Series.

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Professor talks polarizing political language

October 26, 2016 0 comments

Professor of Economics and recipient of the fall 2016 Presidential Faculty Award Jesse Shapiro delivered the Presidential Faculty Lecture Tuesday night.

Head of global policy development for Facebook, Matt Perault ’02, spoke on campus Wednesday about the company’s security and privacy policies.

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Alum talks privacy policy at Facebook

October 20, 2016 0 comments

Matt Perault ’02, head of the policy development team at Facebook, spoke at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Wednesday.

Jagoda Marinić discussed xenophobia as a rising global phenomenon at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

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Marinić discusses refugee crisis, Trump

October 18, 2016 0 comments

Jagoda Marinić, a German author of short stories, plays, essays and novels, engaged in a “transatlantic conversation” on questions of immigration.

International students navigate need-aware policy

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International students navigate need-aware policy

October 3, 2016 0 comments

This fall, 33 out of 1,691 first-years stepped on campus with a relatively uncommon label: international students on University financial aid.

Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, argues for free speech at college campuses.

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Free speech debated for Constitution Day

September 16, 2016 0 comments

Greg Lukianoff and Stanley Fish explored the question: Should free speech be limited on college campuses?

Summer B-Lab concluded with a presentation of student ventures. Not all projects succeeded, but students appreciated the research opportunities.

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Entrepreneurship flourishes at second Summer B-Lab

September 8, 2016 0 comments

This summer, 38 students split into 16 teams flocked to the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts to participate in the Summer Breakthrough Lab.

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Workshop explores Brown’s relationship with Providence

April 13, 2016 0 comments

The workshop discussed the University’s history of institutional power in Providence and the power students who attend the University wield as a result.

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Med School sees discrepancy in ranking, selectivity

April 13, 2016 0 comments

In the U.S. News and World Report 2017 Best Medical Schools rankings, the Alpert Medical School kept its rank as the 35th-best research school.

France Córdova and Senator Jack Reed wear 3D glasses as they visit the YURT Ultimate Reality Theater during their tour of  research facilities.

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NSF director, Reed tour science facilities

April 11, 2016 0 comments

France Córdova, director of the National Science Foundation, and U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI, toured science facilities supported by NSF grants on Friday.

Brown admits 2,250 from largest-ever applicant pool

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Brown admits 2,250 from largest-ever applicant pool

April 4, 2016 0 comments

The University accepted 2,250 applicants for the Class of 2020 through regular decision today, said Dean of Admission Jim Miller ’73.

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