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Articles by Anne Wootton (97)

Committee looks internally to replace VP for research

February 10, 2006 0 comments

Final candidates to replace Andries van Dam, the University’s first-ever vice president for research and a professor of computer science, should be determined by the end of the month or early March. A search committee composed of representatives from various departments will present its recommendations to President Ruth Simmons and Provost Robert Zimmer, according to Deputy Provost Vincent Tompkins, who staffed the committee.

Prominent alums give free advice in U.’s expansion process

February 3, 2006 0 comments

Brown alums are known for their undying dedication to the University, serving as members of the Corporation, fundraisers for the Annual Fund and Campaign for Academic Enrichment, recruiters for potential students and advisors to departments, among other things.

Campaign 2006, the money race: District 2: Lawless still trails Langevin in fundraising

February 2, 2006 0 comments

Jennifer Lawless took out two loans totaling $25,100 in the last quarter of 2005, according to a report filed with the Federal Election Commission Jan. 31.

DPS security officer dies unexpectedly

January 27, 2006 0 comments

Officer Jay Ducharme, who began serving in September 2004 as a security officer in the Department of Public Safety, died suddenly Wednesday morning.

Arming draws little fire from College Hill

January 26, 2006 0 comments

The Department of Public Safety’s move to arm its 33-member police force last month appears to have gone smoothly, with little concern – or reaction whatsoever – from the College Hill community.

U. gives College Hill residents look at planned buildings

December 2, 2005 0 comments

Four architects presented their initial plans for the University’s biggest upcoming capital projects and answered questions from College Hill residents at a meeting Thursday evening in the Vartan Gregorian Lounge.

Thayer Management District to be voted on soon

November 29, 2005 0 comments

Commercial property owners on College Hill will officially present their petition to establish a Thayer Street Management District and a district management authority at a public hearing held by the City Council’s Ordinance Committee on Dec. 8.

Graduate assistants strike to force NYU to reenter negotiations with union

November 17, 2005 0 comments

Bearing signs such as “Nerds on strike” and “Honk if you support labor,” New York University graduate assistants and their supporters have spent the last week striking against the university’s refusal to recognize or bargain with their union. The strikers, who have picketed numerous campus locations, have demanded the time and attention of NYU’s student body, displacing classes to bars, churches and even New Jersey.

College Republicans hold Freedom Week vigil

November 9, 2005 0 comments

About 20 members of the Brown College Republicans and Brown Democrats gathered on the steps of Faunce House Tuesday night at 9:45 p.m. to take part in a candlelight vigil honoring “all people who have died in the name of freedom,” according to College Republican Elizabeth Muscarella ’07.

R.I. senators react to Alito nomination

November 8, 2005 0 comments

Though neither has committed to voting for or against Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito, senators Lincoln Chafee ’75, R-R.I., and Jack Reed, D-R.I., have both expressed concerns about his 15-year record as a federal appeals court judge.