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New institute uses social lens to study environment

April 15, 2014 0 comments

A new Institute for the Study of Environment and Society will launch next fall, the University announced Monday.

Brown is the only university in the country with a dean of chemical dependency. About 50 students per year seek help cutting back on substance use from Kathleen McSharry, who currently holds the position.

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Students confront substance dependency

April 10, 2014 3 comments

According to the diagnostic criteria and varying expert opinions, the boundaries between abuse, dependence and addiction are often cloudy.

Fourth-year Alpert Medical School students sometimes apply to 50 to 70 residency programs to ensure acceptance into their preferred specialty.

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Med students discover residency placements

April 4, 2014 0 comments

Ninety Alpert Medical School fourth-year students opened letters containing “the culmination of years of hard work” the day before spring break.

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Students urge U. to support boycott, workers’ rights

March 14, 2014 10 comments

Instead of lining up to watch the 250th anniversary fireworks, Student Labor Alliance members urged Brown to support the Renaissance Hotel boycott.

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim ’82 speaks about the potential for fostering meaningful change in the world — change that undergraduates can partake in — at a lecture Friday afternoon.

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World Bank pres. urges political, social activism

March 10, 2014 0 comments

“If you are here today, and if you graduate from Brown, you are ready to tackle just about anything,” said World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim ’82.

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Jim Yong Kim ’82: ‘What’s the nature of our responsibility?’

March 7, 2014 2 comments

There was a time when Jim Yong Kim ’82, president of the World Bank, was questioning the nature of his responsibility to the world.

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Paxson seeks diverse pool of provost apps

March 5, 2014 0 comments

Priorities for Provost Mark Schlissel’s P’15 successor, like fundraising and the strategic plan’s implementation, stirred discussion at a Med School forum.

Panelists Natalie Monaghan, Diane DerMarderosian, Cynthia Ellis joined Annie Buffington to address resources available for students with eating disorders during Celebrate Every Body Week.

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Week of events focuses on boosting body image

February 28, 2014 1 comment

Celebrate Every Body Week, a series of events sponsored by Brown Health Education, aims to create safe spaces for students to discuss body image.

Chung Cho, owner of the regional chain Gourmet Heaven, was arrested Monday in New Haven on charges of discrimination and failure to pay adequate wages. If convicted, Cho could face up to five years in prison or have to pay a significant fine.

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Gourmet Heaven owner arrested

February 28, 2014 3 comments

Gourmet Heaven owner Chung Cho was arrested Monday on five violations of discrimination against workers and five violations of failure to keep wage records.

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Sex, love and dating: the Brown alternatives

February 14, 2014 5 comments

Lynne could not decide what color to wear to the stoplight party. An open relationship doesn’t come in colors red, yellow or green.

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