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Ratty renovations scheduled to start in spring 2014

December 3, 2012 0 comments

Upgrades and renovations of the Sharpe Refectory’s heating and washing equipment will begin in the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year, said Margaret Klawunn, vice president for campus life and student services.

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Lecturer traverses the digital writing universe

November 15, 2012 0 comments

  In his lecture Wednesday night, Michael Stewart, lecturer in English, differentiated between the “labyrinth” and the “maze” methods of exploring content on the Internet. 

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New fitness center overcomes challenges

November 14, 2012 0 comments

When the Jonathan Nelson ’77 Fitness Center opened its doors in April, some faculty and staff members expressed frustration at a gym fee of $20 that accompanied the new facility.

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R.I. ranks sixth in nation for grad rates

November 2, 2012 0 comments

A recent Chronicle of Higher Education study found that Rhode Island’s 2010 college graduation rates exceed the national average, with Brown topping the list.


Indian reporter goes from front lines to U. fellowship

October 17, 2012 8 comments

At the age of 28, Barkha Dutt found herself dodging bullets while reporting on the 1999 India-Pakistan war. Since September, she has been at Brown as the first recipient of the Meera and Vikram Gandhi Fellowship, which brings important journalists and public figures to campus through the Brown-India initiative.

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U. ups social media presence

October 10, 2012 1 comment

The University ranked 25th on’s 2011 list of Top 100 Social Media Colleges. Since then, its use of social media has expanded to help prospective students connect with faculty members, administrators and current students. 

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Bookstore offers RISD courses’ textbooks

September 24, 2012 0 comments

The Brown Bookstore has expanded its textbook selection to include Rhode Island School of Design course books this semester and will also expand its rental program to include books not designated for courses, said Steven Souza, director of the bookstore.