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Articles by Hannah Abelow (28)

Arts & Culture

Jazz band charmed in Ireland

April 11, 2011 0 comments

When one thinks of Ireland, one might imagine green fields, pots of gold and a pub or two.

Metro

Backed by students and PAC, former R.I. rep. fights corporate control

March 3, 2011 0 comments

David Segal, a former state representative who garnered support from students for his congressional bid last September, has stayed active in politics since finishing third in the first district Democratic primary.

Metro

R.I. firms commit to installing car-charging stations

February 10, 2011 0 comments

Project Get Ready Rhode Island, an initiative devoted to promoting plug-in electric vehicles, celebrated its one-year anniversary last week by announcing the pledges of 14 Rhode Island-based companies to install charging stations for electric cars.

Metro

NSF funds RISD workshop on science

January 27, 2011 0 comments

In its latest effort to integrate the sciences and the arts, the Rhode Island School of Design hosted a collaborative workshop Jan. 20 and 21. A “groundbreaking” achievement for an art school, the workshop was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, said Christopher Rose, a visiting professor at RISD and co-principal investigator for the NSF project.

University News

Strait Talk hosts annual symposium

November 9, 2010 0 comments

From Oct. 30 through Nov. 4, the student group Strait Talk hosted the sixth annual Brown University Strait Talk Symposium, addressing issues related to the cross-strait conflict between mainland China and Taiwan. The symposium included a conflict resolution exercise among 15 Chinese, Taiwanese and American delegates and several public events.

University News

University third in producing Fulbright scholars

November 3, 2010 0 comments

For the second year in a row, Brown placed third among research institutions in the number of students who received Fulbright Awards, according to a list released Oct. 24 by the Institute of International Education.

University News

1,700 students receive free on-campus flu vaccines

October 27, 2010 0 comments

During the past two weeks, University Health Services held 12 free walk-in flu shot clinics at Josiah’s.

University News

Gift to fund new position in Islamic humanities

October 13, 2010 0 comments

The Corporation formally accepted a $2 million donation at its October meeting from Prince Karim Aga Khan IV P’95 to fund a visiting professor of Islamic humanities.