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Articles by Joanna Wohlmuth (64)

Nanotechnology enters the unexplored

October 23, 2007 0 comments

One of science’s newest frontiers is tiny – and in this case, size is exactly what matters. As national interest in nanotechnology has increased, a Brown interdisciplinary research team has been looking at so-called “green” nanomaterials to gather more data on their toxicity in consumer products and to find new medical applications.

Pre-law advising restructured after Dean Ashley’s departure

October 10, 2007 0 comments

Linda Dunleavy and Andrew Simmons, associate deans of the College, officially assumed their positions as pre-law advisers this semester. Perry Ashley, the former executive associate dean of the College and previous head of the University’s Pre-Law Office, left that office on June 30.

Summer renovations cost U. over $5m

October 4, 2007 0 comments

Renovations made to a number of campus buildings over the summer – including Wilson Hall and King House – cost the University more than $5 million. Wilson received an exterior facelift and a new roof, and King House was remodeled to make the building handicapped-accessible.

SAO’s second sober ‘First Friday’ event set for Thursday, Oct. 4

September 21, 2007 0 comments

This semester the Student Activities Office has begun sponsoring performance and social events in Faunce House on the first Friday of every month. The events, called First Fridays, are being held in order to “bring Faunce alive” in anticipation of its transformation into the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center, said Director of Student Activities Ricky Gresh.