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Students from the class of 2013 graduated in a chilly but cheerful ceremony, hearing speeches about academic opportunities at Brown and the refusal to fail.

University News

U. awards 2,419 degrees in Paxson’s first commencement

May 27, 2013 0 comments

Speakers called on graduates to pursue their passions and to ‘engage with the future.’

Metro

State challenges DOMA constitutionality

March 21, 2013 0 comments

R.I. joins 14 states to oppose the law, which withholds federal marriage benefits from same-sex couples.

U.S. Senators have proposed a new immigration policy that would help provide STEM majors an easier path to citizenship.

University News

‘Gang of Eight’ proposes new immigration policy

February 7, 2013 1 comment

The legislation would give green cards to those who finish advanced degrees in STEM fields.

Features

Students volunteer locally over winter break

January 28, 2013 0 comments

Community-minded students joined forces to take on diverse projects in Providence.

University News

Q&A: Nigerian singer Nneka calls to ‘Vagabonds in Power’

December 7, 2012 0 comments

The Herald sat down with Nigerian -German singer Nneka, who is visiting campus as part of this year’s Achebe Colloquium.

University News

Dorms’ new recycling system adds ease, order

November 25, 2012 0 comments

The Office of Energy and Environment instituted a new single-stream recycling policy in residency halls this year, allowing paper, plastic, glass, aluminum and all other recyclable materials to be disposed of in the same large blue bins.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 31, 2012

October 31, 2012 0 comments

  Prof. explains blue skin condition The phenomenon of skin turning blue has been associated with the consumption of silver for years, but the connection between the color and the element was never clear until now. Brown professors have figured out the process underlying this rare condition known as argyria, […]

University News

Fence gathers thoughts on immigration

October 19, 2012 0 comments

A large aluminum fence separated Sayles Hall from the rest of the Main Green Thursday afternoon.

Metro

Voters to consider road repairs

October 11, 2012 0 comments

  Providence residents will vote Nov. 6 whether to approve a $40 million road bond that could create approximately 750 jobs and fix roads throughout the city, including streets in the Knowledge District and areas near the University. 

University News

U. to install elevators in more dorms

September 25, 2012 0 comments

Residence hall renovations next summer will include the installation of two elevators in Keeney Quadrangle as part of the next stage of a University effort to extend campus-wide elevator access.