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Heading University, Paxson navigates alumni interests

April 2, 2015 5 comments
This article is part of the series 1,000 Days: Paxson's Path

Increased alumni outreach constitutes a major initiative of Paxson’s administration.

Ziya Gokaslan P’18 hopes to expand functional and interventional neurosurgery and eventually bring another brain tumor surgeon to Brown.

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Ziya Gokaslan hired as new chief of neurosurgery

March 16, 2015 0 comments

Gokaslan will leave his posts as director of the Neurosurgical Spine Center and vice chairman of neurosurgery at the John Hopkins School of Medicine July 1.

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Faculty approves cybersecurity program

March 4, 2015 0 comments

Administrators and faculty members also discussed renovations to the Sciences Library and the University’s budget deficit at a Tuesday faculty meeting.

Students will visit the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, which strives to “make a better reality” in Jewish-Polish relations, during their trip to Warsaw, Poland, over spring break for a course developed by Associate Professor of History and Judaic Studies Adam Teller and Brown/RISD Hillel.

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Professor recognized for work in Jewish-Polish history

February 24, 2015 1 comment

Adam Teller, associate professor of history and Judaic studies, was awarded an Order of Merit for a Contribution to Polish Culture last week.

A joint proposal: married to teaching, teaching while married

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A joint proposal: married to teaching, teaching while married

February 13, 2015 0 comments

“He’s the best valentine,” Cooper Nelson said. “Valentines need to stick together.”

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Faculty endorses tie to Holy Cross ROTC program

February 4, 2015 1 comment

Faculty members voted 35-29 in favor of developing new partnerships with Navy ROTC and Air Force ROTC units based at the Holy Cross.

Jeff Baum ’15,  Ali Kirsch ’15, Maris Jones ’15, Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology J. Timmons Roberts, Tory Hoffmeister ’17, Cassidy Bennett ’15 and Ximena Carranza Risco ’17 traveled to a climate conference in Lima, Peru, last year through GELT funding.

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Second inaugural GELT grants expand learning through travel

January 30, 2015 0 comments

ENVS 1575: “Engaged Climate Policy at the United Nations Climate Change Talks,” went to Lima, Peru to attend the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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U. receives Mellon grant for digital scholarship initiative

January 21, 2015 2 comments

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded the University a $1.3-million grant to support a digital scholarship initiative.

Brown “Unplugged: Unplugged,” an open mic night, was one of the events that helped publicize Do It in the Dark this year.

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Energy savings rise with campus competition

April 7, 2014 0 comments

Last month, Brown students saved $4,448 and 34,216 kilowatt-hours — more than three times the energy saved in past years.

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Study explores text message health service

March 17, 2014 0 comments

Across the country, the mobile health movement — mHealth — seeks to provide medical attention to communities with restricted access to health care.