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Mezcla performed their Spring Showcase “24K Gold” this past Friday and Saturday. The show encompassed a variety of styles and included a collaboration with Badmaash, Brown’s South Asian fusion dance team.

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Mezcla captivates crowd in Spring Showcase

March 5, 2019 0 comments

Twenty-something black silhouettes began to grind and twirl to “La Calle Linda” by Pirulo y La Tribu in front of a red-lit backdrop. They wore orange, red and beige ’70s-inspired high-waisted flare pants and crop tops as they moved perfectly in sync with one another, grooving to the bass of salsa.

“In the Pink,” directed by Molly Littman ’21, examines how a terminal illness like breast cancer complicates kinship and female identity.

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PW downspace play explores mother-daughter relationship

February 12, 2019 0 comments

Written and directed by Molly Littman ’21, “In the Pink” explores the complicated relationship between Sarah, a woman with breast cancer, and Rebecca, her 20-something-year-old daughter. The play’s set was designed to look like a hospital room with get well cards, flu season awareness posters and all.

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Pilot administrative role supports international graduate students

September 10, 2018 1 comment

Associate Dean for Master’s Education Shayna Kessel took on the new role of interim associate dean for international graduate students May 1.

Wendy Davis talks abortion rights, value of empathy

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Wendy Davis talks abortion rights, value of empathy

April 22, 2018 0 comments

State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-TX, began her speech at a reproductive justice event Saturday afternoon with an impassioned message about personal stories and the “power of empathy” to break down political barriers.

Thomas Dickerson’s GS startup Geopipe, which creates virtual models of the real world, was created in collaboration with Christopher Mitchell, an adjunct professor of computer science at New York University.

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University startup awarded first place at SXSW competition

April 10, 2018 0 comments

Thomas Dickerson GS led his startup, Geopipe, to take first place at the Student Startup Madness competition in the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, March 12.

University admits record low 7.2 percent of applicants to Class of 2022

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University admits record low 7.2 percent of applicants to Class of 2022

March 28, 2018 2 comments

This story was updated at 10:35p.m. on April 1, 2018. The University accepted 1,742 students to the class of 2022 through regular decision Wednesday, said Dean of Admission Logan Powell. The overall acceptance rate for the class of 2022 was 7.2 percent, the lowest in the University’s history, while the […]

Med school students match with primary care, specialty residencies

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Med school students match with primary care, specialty residencies

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Over 99 percent of fourth-year Alpert Medical School students matched to residency programs March 16. Of 118 students, 117 were accepted into a wide range of programs, varying from family medicine to obstetrics and gynecology to surgery, said Associate Dean for Medical Education Allan Tunkel.

Ray Rickman and Robb Dimmick of Stages of Freedom bookstore encourage Brown students to purchase the donated books that they sell. Last summer the bookstore funded swimming lessons for 400 children of color. Their goal is to fund lessons for 2,000 children.

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Stages of Freedom sells books, saves lives

February 28, 2018 0 comments

It’s near silent in Stages of Freedom, a quaint bookstore on 10 Westminster St.