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Articles by Jackson Wells (22)

Scientists map water distribution on lunar surface

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Scientists map water distribution on lunar surface

September 27, 2017 0 comments

Many people are unaware that water exists on the moon, but University scientists have gone far beyond corroborating this fact.

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Study analyzes, raises questions on institutional corruption

September 20, 2017 0 comments

Though institutional corruption may seem like something of the past, researchers examined how corruption remains prevalent today in a study.

Scientists, scholars sign declaration for universal clean water access

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Scientists, scholars sign declaration for universal clean water access

September 12, 2017 0 comments

A document backed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization that stipulates clean water access as a basic human right.

President Christina Paxson P’19 and the Interim Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Assistant Provost for Global Engagement Shontay Delalue addressed the community in an effort to promote peace and inclusion.

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Community gathering focuses on unity

September 11, 2017 0 comments

The Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life hosted a community gathering Monday afternoon on the Main Green.

Similar to other marches nationwide, over 1,500 Rhode Islanders gathered at the State House Saturday to advocate for scientific research and funding.

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Advocates march for science in Rhode Island

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Not even the rain could keep a crowd of over 1,500 “nerds” away from Saturday’s March for Science Rhode Island at the State House, noted J. Timmons Roberts.

Rhode Island March for Science to take place April 22

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Rhode Island March for Science to take place April 22

April 21, 2017 0 comments

Recent government attitudes have raised concerns about the future of science and spurred researchers and their advocates into taking action.

Documentary showcases effects of opioid epidemic

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Documentary showcases effects of opioid epidemic

April 13, 2017 0 comments

One of the most highly abused types of drugs in the United States is not bought on the street — it is prescribed by a doctor.

Brain Fair brings new voices into field of neuroscience

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Brain Fair brings new voices into field of neuroscience

March 21, 2017 0 comments

The 2017 Brown Brain Fair saw people of many different ages and interests come together with a single purpose — to learn about the brain.

University researchers analyze revival of for-profit medical schools

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University researchers analyze revival of for-profit medical schools

March 14, 2017 0 comments

After nearly a century of dormancy, for-profit medical schools are making a return in the United States.

Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

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Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

March 5, 2017 0 comments

College and high school students, general data enthusiasts and hackers came together to learn and work overnight in the University’s 2017 Datathon.

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