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From across the globe, 120 UWC alums unite

February 9, 2011 0 comments

Working on an emergency lifeboat crew is not a typical high school extracurricular activity. But Henry Peck ’11 did not attend a typical high school. Peck is one of about 120 alums of the United World College who currently attend Brown. UWC is a group of 13 schools located on five continents.

Metro

So long to Shooters, hello to waterfront

November 9, 2010 0 comments

The old Shooters Nightclub building is facing its final days. Rhode Island voters approved a ballot question last Tuesday that allows the state to purchase the Shooters property. Officials plan to tear down the former club, build a public marina, establish a water taxi service to Newport and add the site’s 65,000 square feet of land to India Point Park, said Michael Sullivan, the director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Plans for a multi-story restaurant are also in the works.

Metro

Illegal immigration poses threat, says local activist

September 28, 2010 0 comments

Terry Gorman, the founder and director of Rhode Islanders for Immigration Law Enforcement, incited debate among listeners last night as he argued that immigrants imposed a drain on both the local and national economy, especially in the education and medical fields.

Metro

Day of Peace comes to Providence

September 21, 2010 0 comments

Last Sunday, Kennedy Plaza welcomed a host of international dance groups and humanitarian organizations for the seventh annual Celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace.

University News

Without campus cable, TV viewers turn to IPTV

September 10, 2010 0 comments

The cable television system in residence halls was shut down over the summer, leaving many students on a long waitlist for boxes that let them continue using conventional TVs.

University News

BIAP apps, unpaid internships rise

April 28, 2010 0 comments

The Career Development Center saw a 21 percent increase in applications for the Brown Internship Award Program this year and gave out nine more awards.

University News

WiSE program takes tips from Meiklejohns

April 28, 2010 0 comments

The WiSE Mentoring Program for women in science and engineering is being revamped to make it more accessible and to keep more students involved.

Metro

Attending – and governing – the schools

April 27, 2010 0 comments

David Quinn GS is leading a double life. A Brown graduate student currently earning his Master of Education by day, he serves on the Seekonk, Mass. school committee by night.

University News

Pre-frosh invade campus for ADOCH

April 15, 2010 0 comments

For the next two days, Brown’s population will increase by about 700 as admitted students invade campus for A Day On College Hill.

University News

Yellen ’67 tapped for Fed

March 25, 2010 0 comments

Janet Yellen ’67, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as vice chairwoman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.