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University News

Students favor Obama, Herald poll finds

November 13, 2007 0 comments
This article is part of the series Herald Poll

Brown undergraduates overwhelmingly favor Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., in the 2008 presidential election, according to a Herald poll conducted last week.

Campaign nears 80 percent mark on way to $1.4 billion

October 24, 2007 0 comments

The Campaign for Academic Enrichment has raised $1.1 billion, 79 percent of its $1.4 billion goal. Development officials also boosted the fundraising goal for the Brown Annual Fund to $35 million this year, up from $31 million last year.

No turnout at DPS forum

October 24, 2007 0 comments

For 40 minutes Tuesday night, officers from the Department of Public Safety waited in MacMillan 115 for students to voice complaints in an open forum. But none came – the only students in attendance were a Herald reporter and a Herald photographer.

Jindal ‘91.5 is first non-white La. governor

October 23, 2007 0 comments

A former Rhodes Scholar, consultant and congressman, Bobby Jindal ‘91.5 became the first American of Indian descent elected to a gubernatorial position in Saturday’s election.

With new plans, $50m Nelson Fitness Center to be completed in 2010

October 16, 2007 0 comments

In the 30 years Athletic Director Michael Goldberger has worked at Brown, “we’ve never had adequate fitness facilities,” he said. But University officials hope that will change with the construction of the $50-million, 80,000-square foot Nelson Fitness Center, now scheduled for completion in 2010.

At BUCC meeting, U. announces $350,000 to support environmental projects

October 10, 2007 0 comments

BUCC members last night took part in an emergency alert demonstration, discussed the rules governing political speakers on campus and key University environmental initiatives, notably that $350,000 had been committed to new community environmental projects.

Students voice concerns in DPS open hearing

October 5, 2007 0 comments

Four students spoke at a public hearing Thursday night that will help decide whether the Department of Public Safety is reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

Walk, temporary pool taking shape on campus

September 24, 2007 0 comments

These days, a walk to class means weaving around chainlink fences, ditches and bulldozers. The construction projects that now riddle Brown’s campus will transform the face of College Hill.

Creative Arts Center to bump cog sci building

September 21, 2007 0 comments

After several years of planning and fundraising efforts, the cognitive and linguistic sciences building has no funds and no certain location, and a new architect has been hired to begin planning from a blank slate. The 154 Angell St. location that had been cleared for the department – formerly the site of a Shell gas station – will now be occupied by a new Creative Arts Center

Brown-RISD dual degree to begin fall 2008

September 11, 2007 0 comments

A new Brown-Rhode Island School of Design joint degree program, which will award students a bachelor’s degree from Brown and a bachelor of fine arts degree from RISD, is now accepting applications for the fall of 2008.