Greg Jordan-Detamore

Strategic Director

Strategic Director: 2013
Special Projects Editor: Fall 2012
News Editor, Online Editor: Spring 2012
Senior Staff Writer: 2011
Staff Writer: Fall 2010
Contributing Writer: Fall 2010

Greg is The Herald's first-ever Strategic Director. In this role, he works on a variety of things including content package planning, website management, online strategy, infographics, photos, videos, multimedia, data journalism, and reader engagement.

Greg has served a wide range of positions at The Herald. He started as a Contributing Writer in the fall of 2010, becoming a Staff Writer in December. For 2011, he served as a Senior Staff Writer on the Planning & Facilities Management beat; he covered topics ranging from building construction and renovation projects to campus planning and expansion. In the spring of 2012, he served as a News Editor as well as The Herald's first Online Editor. As Online Editor, he engaged in many initiatives to improve The Herald's web presence, including redesigning portions of the website such as the home page. Starting in July 2012, he spearheaded The Herald's transition to this new website. In the fall, he served as the Special Projects Editor, a one-time position in which he continued to work on the website, worked together with the business staff to plan special issues, and worked to improve the presentation of content in the paper by creating graphics and working with other editors on "package planning." Greg is a Herald Poll guru — he served on the planning committee for the Spring and Fall 2011 student body polls, he chaired the committee for the Spring 2012 poll, and did a lot of behind-the-scenes work for the Fall 2012 poll.

Greg is a Class of 2014 double-concentrator in Geological Sciences and Urban Studies. He has a range of interests, including transportation, urban planning, geology, geography, GIS, graphic design, web design, newspapers, and education. He has been known to write long emails, but with lots of bullet points.

Articles by Greg Jordan-Detamore (41)

University News

Fall 2013 Student Poll 2 Results

November 6, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2013 Student Poll 2

Full results and methodology for the second Fall 2013 Student Poll.

Fall 2013 Student Poll Results

University News

Fall 2013 Student Poll Results

October 15, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2013 Student Poll 1

The full results of the Herald fall 2013 student poll.

University News

Spring 2013 Student Poll Results

April 5, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Student Poll

The full results of the Herald spring 2013 student poll.

University News

Fall 2012 Student Poll Results

October 31, 2012 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2012 Student Poll

The full results of the Herald fall 2012 student poll.

Black represents summer 2012 changes; gray represents summer 2013 changes.

University News

Dorm reform: Ongoing renovations aim to enrich student communities

September 13, 2012 0 comments

Major changes to residence halls are underway, with more planned for next year.

University News

Spring 2012 Student Poll Results

April 10, 2012 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2012 Student Poll

Full poll results and methodology

Soups, fresh ravioli and meatballs are among students’ creations.

Features

Ratty gourmet: U. chefs teach secrets of the kitchen

April 4, 2012 0 comments

Something’s cooking in the Sharpe Refectory, and it’s not dinner. A group of 20 lucky undergraduates – randomly selected from a pool of about 90 ­­- are participating in a series of cooking classes taught by several of Brown’s chefs.

University News

Faculty pleased with Paxson’s record

March 5, 2012 0 comments

Faculty, administrators and student leaders pointed to Christina Paxson’s scholarship and experience as indicators of her ability to continue the University’s momentum as its 19th president. Specifically, they noted her leadership positions at Princeton and her background in public health and international studies­ — disciplines that the University is looking to expand.

The Corporation approved plans to undergo a $56 million renovation of campus housing, creating clustered first-year and sophomore communities.

University News

Campus housing to be renovated, transformed

February 13, 2012 0 comments

A $56 million overhaul of campus housing — which administrators have been planning for years — will result in first-years and sophomores living in clustered communities, with most dorms renovated or improved by fall 2013.

Ship Street Square

University News

Ship Street Square

December 6, 2011 0 comments

The University’s new public plaza in the Jewelry District, diagonally across from the Medical Education Building, is nearly complete.

Multimedia by Greg Jordan-Detamore (120)

Previously boarded up, Skewers has now re-opened and features Mexican food items on its menu.
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Two undergraduates, five faculty members and one graduate student will serve on the Committee on the Events of Oct. 29. Herald file photo.
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Brown’s presence downtown — anchored around spaces like the Alpert Medical School — will grow under the University’s strategic plan.
Protesters continued demonstrating outside the building after the auditorium was cleared.
Because List 120 was filled to capacity, overflow attendees were accommodated next door in List 110.
After the lecture was cancelled, police cleared out the room.
A succession of individual audience members stood up and interrupted the speakers.
Margaret Klawunn, vice president for campus life and student services, warned the lecture would be canceled if protests continued.
At the beginning of the lecture, protestors stood up and chanted in unison.
Protestors walked in circles, chanting.
About 100 students protested outside List Art Center before the lecture.
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Professor of Anthropology Douglas Anderson’s relationship with the local people of Kiana, Alas., helped the team’s excavation process progress.
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Those associated with and advocating for the new School of Public Health said they were excited to see widespread support from professors.
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Support for legalizing same-sex marriage transcends demographic differences. Cross-tabulations are not statistically significant for races not shown.
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The vast majority of the 112 UTRA posters presented at the 2012 Summer Research Symposium detailed projects in the physical and life sciences.
Students are more likely to attend events in the performing and visual arts than varsity sports, according to the Herald poll conducted in March.
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The growth of students concentrating in economics has put a strain on department resources, said Department Chair Robert Serrano.
Social sciences have been the most popular division since at least 1984, with life sciences and physical sciences increasing in recent years.
The concentration in sociology has lost concentrators to the program in business, entrepreneurship and organizations, multiple faculty members in the department said.
The number of neuroscience concentrators has risen steadily in the last 20 years, reflecting the University‘s growing focus on brain sciences research.
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Class of 2017 admitted students are from all 50 states, with California, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Texas being the most represented states. This is consistent with last year’s admitted pool.
Also located in the Jewelry District, JWU’s new Center for Physician Assistant Studies will share resources with the Alpert Medical School.
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People over the age of 70 showed the least support for same-sex marriage legislation while respondents under 40 had the greatest approval rates. Over 50 percent of all age groups supported the proposed legislation.
The park could provide a new space for farmers’ markets, shows, performances and other outdoors events during the summer.
At the Brown/RISD Nonprofit Career Fair, education organizations are the most highly represented, with 18 employers. (Note: Figure above combines both fairs.)
The most heavily represented industry at the Spring Career Fair is the software engineering/design sector, with 13 companies. Education companies will dominate the Brown/RISD Nonprofit Career Fair. (Note: Figure above combines both fairs.)
After purchasing land near Pine Street in the fall, Johnson and Wales University plans to build up to three new academic buildings.
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The University altered housing assignments by class year, though Greek and program houses located in sophomore communities will still be open to junior and senior members.
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The integrated Med School program will promote case-based problem solving in small classes and community engagement on healthcare issues. Herald file photo.
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The Department of Facilities Management aims to keep dorm rooms at around 70 degrees, though many students have complained that their rooms remain either too hot or too cold.
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Rhode Island's minimum wage, while higher than the federally mandated minimum, is lower than those of its neighbors.
The Building for Environmental Research and Teaching — honored at a topping-off ceremony Wednesday — will be completed this fall.
Brown ranks second to last, ahead of only Dartmouth, in congressional lobbying expenses through the third quarter of 2012.
President Obama reached the 270 electoral vote threshold yesterday to secure the re-election.
The 11 stainless steel figures of a sculpture donated to the University will likely adorn the Walk between Waterman and Angell streets.
Brown students currently studying abroad present an international perspective on U.S. presidential elections.
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On Election Day, voters will determine whether Rhode Island should invest $20 million in environmental initiatives to restore  Narragansett Bay and maintain farmland  in the state.
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ResLife emailed the community last week to notify them of the high cost of replacing broken exit sings and stolen furniture in Keeney.
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The Alpert Medical School welcomed its largest class ever of 120 students.
The inaugural rendition of one online course has attracted a wide of range of advanced programmers from around the world. (Data self-reported by participants, provided by Shriram Krishnamurthi.)
Expanded and renovated top-floor lounges were one of the highlights of Keeney Quadrangle's renovation.
The expanded top floor lounges in Keeney include new kitchens.
Lounges were one component of the renovation of Andrews Hall.
Miller and Metcalf halls are still under renovation, and will reopen January 2013.
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The new pool is 56 meters long and nine meters deep, and it holds one million gallons of water.
The new pool is 56 meters long and nine meters deep, and it holds one million gallons of water.
The new pool is 56 meters long and nine meters deep, and it holds one million gallons of water.
The section of Thayer Street outside the Sciences Library will remain one-way. Parking spaces were also added following the street’s repaving.
Legislators say the proposed casino could keep Rhode Island gamblers in-state.
This year's decline in the number of applicants marks a change from the upward trend in recent years.
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Admitted students have a range of academic interests.
A majority of students admitted attended public high schools.
Students were admitted early decision to the class of 2016 from across the continental United States (above) as well as around the globe. The largest concentration of admitted students — as in previous years — is found in the northeastern United States.
Metcalf’s large auditorium will be open for classes this semester.
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The senate approved all the governor’s appointees to the committee that will allocate I-195 land for development.
Walkways on Lincoln Field were replaced, and new bike racks were added around campus.
Ittleson Quadrangle will be a new green space for the athletic complex, and the new fitness and aquatics center are scheduled to open in the spring.
The University installed additional lighting on the Main Green, particularly near Sayles and Wilson halls.
Metcalf Hall will be renovated beginning in summer 2012, and renovations to the Graduate Center will begin in summer 2014.
The renovated building, formerly a jewelry factory, will include a Bagel Gourmet Cafe at the street corner. It will have state-of-the-art classrooms, anatomy labs, clinical skills rooms and a digital library.
Facilities Management will undertake a number of campus improvement projects over the summer, including the creation of stairways to the sidewalk on the Thayer Street side of Caswell Hall.
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A crowd looked on as the new fitness and aquatics center’s structure was completed at a ceremony yesterday.
Snacks from the Vitalities program, associated with the Next Generation company, have been introduced to campus vending machines.