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Arts & Culture

BTV mini-series to debut this weekend

September 25, 2009 0 comments

“The Circle,” a new mini-series created for Brown Television, is set to premiere Saturday at the Cable Car Cinema and Cafe. The show’s first three episodes, which were directed by Daniel Byers ’08, feature Brown students and alums, as well as Rhode Island School of Design students and professional actors.

University News

Program brings African scholars to campus

September 11, 2009 0 comments

Nine African scientists and environmental activists will study at Brown this semester as part of a program coordinated through the Watson Institute for International Studies.The scholars, who represent six different African nations, will take classes alongside undergraduates with the hope that they will apply their new knowledge back in their home countries.

Higher Ed

Mount Holyoke to start white student orientation

April 22, 2009 0 comments

Mount Holyoke College will launch a TWTP-style pre-orientation program this fall geared towards white students from the U.S. The program will bring a white group of students together with existing programs for minority and international students  to focusing on race and social justice issues.

University News

Lagos discusses recession impact on South America

April 15, 2009 0 comments

Though its end is nowhere in sight, the current recession could lead to an increasingly globalized world in which developed and developing states will be more inclined to coordinate their economic decisions and policies, former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos Escobar told nearly 50 students, faculty and community members at Smith-Buonanno Hall Tuesday night.

Battle of bands awards one last slot for Spring Weekend

April 13, 2009 0 comments

Doss the Artist and PGA Tour was named the winning act in Saturday night’s battle of the bands, the Brown Concert Agency’s annual student band competition. As the winner of the concert, the band will open for Of Montreal’s Spring Weekend show.

U. gets early access to medical brain device

March 17, 2009 0 comments

As the patient sat listening to music on her iPod, an electronic device protruding from her head delivered a series of clicks into her skull, vibrating the skin around her forehead.

Students rally for environment in D.C.

March 2, 2009 0 comments

Forty Brown students associated with emPOWER drove down to Washington, D.C., this past weekend, joining 12,000 college students from around the country in support of the “Power Shift ’09” conference.

Taking advantage of collapse, students head to Iceland

February 26, 2009 0 comments

Iceland, the small European island nation, is famous for its hot springs, egalitarianism and medieval sagas. Unfortunately, it is now also known for the collapse of its economy and government in the teeth of the global financial crisis, which has led to devaluation of the country’s currency and falling prices for many of its commodities.

CDC service attracts chatty students

February 23, 2009 0 comments

A brightly colored dialogue box popped onto a screen in addition to the two that were already present. Caroline Chiang, assistant director of the Career Development Center, quickly responded to the new conversation, handling three at once.