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Articles by Brigitta Greene (68)

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Independent wins tight 3-way gubernatorial race

November 3, 2010 0 comments

Independent Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 defeated Republican John Robitaille, Democrat Frank Caprio and Moderate Ken Block to become Rhode Island’s first independent governor.

Researchers find lunar surprises

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Researchers find lunar surprises

October 28, 2010 0 comments

The moon’s surface is surprisingly wet and complex, according to results from NASA’s Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, mission published Oct. 22. LCROSS, which includes Brown researchers, intentionally slammed a rocket into the moon’s south pole last October

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Obama visits R.I. factory, thanks local workers

October 26, 2010 0 comments

President Obama toured the American Cord and Webbing factory in Woonsocket, R.I. Monday, praising workers on their ability to “buckle down” and persevere through rough economic times.

Interior renovations to auxiliary housing at 315 Thayer St. will double its bed count and bring it into the on-campus housing pool by 2012.

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Renovations to 315 Thayer St. to grow campus housing

October 4, 2010 0 comments

Renovations to the University-owned apartment building at 315 Thayer St. will result in 66 more on-campus beds by 2012, said Margaret Klawunn, vice president for campus life and student services. The renovations represent the largest expansion of the residence hall system since the opening of Vartan Gregorian Quad in 1991.

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Prof’s new moon maps tell solar system’s story

September 17, 2010 0 comments

Lost deep in the flatlands of the Orientale Crater, sucking the last drops from their oxygen tanks, lunar backpackers of the future will thank their lucky stars for Jim Head.

University News

U. to return to target range for endowment draw

September 10, 2010 0 comments

The University will draw from its endowment at a significantly lower rate this year, reducing payout by about 20 percent from the last fiscal year, said Beppie Huidekoper, executive vice president for finance and administration.

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Pauly D back home in R.I., briefly

September 9, 2010 0 comments

DJ Pauly D is back in town for two days only, making a brief stop home before leaving for Los Angeles on Friday, said his agent. The “Jersey Shore” cast member, whose real name is Paul DelVecchio, was seen cruising through campus Wednesday afternoon.

University News

In welcome, Simmons calls for ‘honorable discourse’

August 30, 2010 0 comments

It was with compassion, spirit and a challenge that President Ruth Simmons welcomed the class of 2014 Sunday afternoon.

University News

Hicks ’11 killed on biking trip

July 26, 2010 0 comments

Paige Hicks ’11 was killed July 20 while leading a cross-country bike trip, raising money for affordable housing.

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Hicks ’11 killed in biking accident

July 26, 2010 0 comments

Paige Hicks ’11 was killed July 20 while leading a cross-country bike trip, raising money for affordable housing.

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