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Potential fossil fuel alternative found in polymer

February 27, 2013 0 comments

University researchers study polymer lingin, whose properties can be used as a fuel substitute.

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Archeology prof. recounts Egypt findings

February 11, 2013 1 comment

Brown’s Abydos Dig near the Nile River has uncovered a skeleton, among other finds.

Gun violence scholars face data, funding barriers

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Gun violence scholars face data, funding barriers

February 7, 2013 6 comments
This article is part of the series Gun Violence

Obama’s executive order may rejuvenate a research field that has seen sparse funding for nearly 20 years.


Capitol avoids bankruptcy with new pension plan

January 29, 2013 0 comments

After legal battle, retirees agree to reduction in health care and pension plans to keep Providence afloat.

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UCS increases budget for New Initatives Fund

December 7, 2012 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students doubled the budget for its recently-created New Initiatives Fund to $1,000 this semester. UCS started the grant last semester to support newer Category I groups that have “feasible, interesting” plans, said UCS Treasurer Stacy Bartlett ’14.


From ghosts to ghostbusters, paranormal interest thrives in R.I.

November 25, 2012 0 comments

Based on the prevalence of ghost hunters within city limits, Providence is not out of the reach of the paranormal world’s eerie undercurrents. 

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Past State spokesman talks media, messaging

November 15, 2012 0 comments

Former State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley discussed the U.S. government’s relationship with the media at the Joukowsky Forum yesterday.

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Veterans Day ceremony honors U.’s military history

November 13, 2012 0 comments

The sound of bagpipes filled the Main Green as a solemn procession made its way to the Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle for yesterday afternoon’s Veterans Day ceremony. The hour-long event featured speeches from student and alumni veterans, as well as Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron.

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Prof wins New Yorker caption contest again

November 6, 2012 1 comment

Three stone Easter Island heads drawn in the likeness of Mitt Romney look sternly toward the ocean in an Oct. 8 New Yorker cartoon.