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Oppenheimer discusses award-nominated films

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Oppenheimer discusses award-nominated films

November 14, 2016 0 comments

Joshua Oppenheimer, director of Academy Award-nominated films “The Act of Killing” and “The Look of Silence,” came to campus Thursday.

Khaled Almilaji GS has led a polio vaccination program in Syria and is now one of two new displaced Syrian scholars to enroll at Brown.

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Displaced Syrian scholars enroll at Brown

November 1, 2016 0 comments

This fall, two Syrian scholars selected through the University’s program to host displaced scholars and students began graduate programs at Brown.

RI Secretary of State aims to expand voter turnout

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RI Secretary of State aims to expand voter turnout

September 26, 2016 0 comments

Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea delivered a speech on voting policy and practice in Rhode Island at the Joukowsky Forum Monday.

In her lecture, Her Excellency Joyce Banda, former president of Malawi, argued that public officials should prioritize “moral leadership,” or putting the well-being of their citizens first. She also stressed the importance of women’s education and lowering infant and maternal mortality.

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Banda talks moral leadership, development in Africa

September 20, 2016 0 comments

Her Excellency Joyce Banda, president of Malawi from 2012 to 2014, delivered the 93rd Stephen A. Ogden Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs.

Secretary of Energy touts Iran nuclear deal

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Secretary of Energy touts Iran nuclear deal

April 19, 2016 0 comments

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz delivered the 92nd Stephen Ogden Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs Monday.

Scientists, scholars explore resilience in Syrian refugee children

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Scientists, scholars explore resilience in Syrian refugee children

April 11, 2016 0 comments

Experts gathered to discuss stress and resilience in Syrian refugee children at this weekend’s fourth annual Engaged Scholarship Conference.

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Committee attempts to find home for Syrian scholars

March 25, 2016 0 comments

The Brown University Response Committee to Host Displaced Scholars and Students has brought a student and a scholar displaced by the crisis in Syria.

As relations normalize, more students study in Cuba

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As relations normalize, more students study in Cuba

March 15, 2016 0 comments

As diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba normalize, students have expressed increasing interest in studying in the communist country.

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-MD, passionately voiced the sentiments of disenfranchised Americans and advocated for respect and integrity as the means by which to improve society in his speech “The Fierce Urgency of Now.”

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Cummings calls for compassion

March 9, 2016 0 comments

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-MD, delivered the Noah Krieger ’93 Memorial Lecture with a mixture of passion, anger and humor Tuesday night.

Hummus options added after SJP protest

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Hummus options added after SJP protest

March 8, 2016 0 comments

In response to requests from Students for Justice in Palestine to boycott Sabra, Dining Services has begun offering Cedar’s Hummus in University eateries.