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Articles by Jonathan Staloff (10)

Columns

Staloff ’14: Our latest drug problem

December 3, 2013 2 comments

We must take steps toward sensible drug policy by expanding access to lifesaving therapies.

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Prof. discusses racial conflicts, lasting national legacy of 1965

February 6, 2013 0 comments

James Patterson analyzes the impact of 1965, from the Vietnam War to the civil rights movement.

John Sheridan ’13 brought together a group of 15 college athletes over the summer for a program dedicated to mentoring inner-city Providence youth through baseball. The project will continue into the fall.

Sports

Senior uses sports to mentor local youth

September 7, 2012 0 comments

Varsity baseball outfielder John Sheridan ’13 was just an 18-year-old playing baseball in Hawaii when he first thought of starting a baseball mentoring program. With support from the Swearer Center for Public Service and local organizations, that became a reality this past summer.

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Alum awarded for protein research

September 23, 2011 0 comments

Arthur Horwich ’73 MD’75 will receive the prestigious Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award today for his work on the mechanism by which primary amino acids refold to form their full protein structure.

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After switch, U. saves on health insurance

March 9, 2011 0 comments

Last year’s shift to a new prescription drug plan has saved the University an estimated $300,000 while keeping employees satisfied, said Drew Murphy, director of benefits for Human Resources.

Alcohol, pot use on campus measured

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Alcohol, pot use on campus measured

December 3, 2010 0 comments

Most students at Brown drink alcohol, and just under half had used marijuana this semester at the time of last month’s Herald poll.

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Animal rights activist: foods can have consequences

November 16, 2010 0 comments

Animal Rights activists and meat eaters alike packed List 120 Monday night as Gene Baur urged the audience to consider the consequences of what we eat.

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Receptor linked to cancer, research finds

November 12, 2010 0 comments

Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital researchers discovered a process by which cellular receptors involved in signaling breast milk production in women may be linked to cancer. The team of researchers published their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science journal, according to a press release.

At the Watson Institute for International Studies’ “Next Left” conference, Professor-at-Large Ricardo Lagos spoke about working together in a “post-crisis world.”

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Watson hosts conference exploring the ‘Next Left’

October 1, 2010 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International Studies hosted a conference, “The Next Left: Globalized Social Democracy in the North and South,” to discuss how politicians can face modern global issues and crises.

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New blog to showcase U. research abroad

September 30, 2010 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International Studies plans to officially launch a new multimedia blog, Global Conversation, for members of the Brown community to discuss important international issues.

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University researchers co-authored a paper on the relationship between certain receptor proteins and the development of breast cancer.