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Philanthropist, business leader Herb Kaplan dies at 81

January 7, 2017 0 comments

Herbert Kaplan, president of The Warren Alpert Foundation and former CEO of Warren Equities, died in his sleep Jan. 2

Daniel Warshay ’87, a lifelong entrepreneur, was tapped to lead the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Center for Entrepreneurship unifies programs across campus

December 7, 2016 0 comments

The Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship officially launched in September.

Students experience trouble receiving absentee ballots

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Students experience trouble receiving absentee ballots

December 7, 2016 0 comments

As a campus that enrolls students from all 50 states in addition to Washington, D.C., Brown receives many absentee ballots at Mail Services every election.

Administrators have been meeting with undocumented students to learn how to best meet their financial and legal needs.

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Paxson signs statement supporting DACA program

November 28, 2016 0 comments

The statement was written by the administration of Pomona College and circulated by the Association of American Universities.

The School of Public Health intertwines research with tangible work in Providence. After federal funding ran dry, the school decided to continue funding Food on the Move, a program that brings fresh produce to Rhode Islanders in food deserts. The school is also aiming to grow its national and global presence through further funding of research on global health.

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School of Public Health aims to make real-world impact

November 18, 2016 0 comments

Though it has only been three years since the School of Public Health opened its doors, it has already touched lives both locally and around the world.

Poll finds correlation between SAT scores, area of study

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Poll finds correlation between SAT scores, area of study

November 7, 2016 0 comments

The SAT continues to play a significant role in college admission as high school students aim to gain entrance to their dream colleges.

Hired in 2000 to champion the development of the School of Public Health, Fox grew the faculty to over 250 members across disciplines. Colleagues lauded not only Fox’s professional achievements as a researcher and administrator but also her genial personality as a campus and community leader.

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Dean of School of Public Health to step down

October 31, 2016 0 comments

Dean of the School of Public Health Terrie Fox Wetle will officially step down from the position of dean Sept. 1, 2017.

Family Weekend showcases student life

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Family Weekend showcases student life

October 24, 2016 0 comments

Though Family Weekend opened with rain and gloomy skies, the weather did not dampen the spirit of the festivities.

The Laboratory Safety Committee oversees departmental safety committees, collectively seeking to improve the safety of labs on campus.

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Brown follows strict protocol to mitigate laboratory danger

October 20, 2016 0 comments

From the use of fume hoods to the multiple trainings that students must attend to do lab work, safety precautions and protocols are emphasized across Brown.

At a Phi Kappa Psi party in October 2014, two female students alleged that they received drinks spiked with a date-rape drug. The University dropped charges against the alleged drink spiker, the son of a Corporation member.

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Alum sues Brown over sexual assault case

October 14, 2016 0 comments

A former student is suing the University with allegations that the investigations into her sexual assault case were improperly handled.