Jonathan Douglas is a Senior Staff Writer covering the Science and Research beat. He is a freshman from Westchester, New York and is considering concentrating in Urban Studies and Applied Mathematics. Jonathan loves to misquote song lyrics and send absurd snapchats. He often forgets about the screenshot function and has suffered as a result.

Articles by Jonathan Douglas (27)

University struggles to keep up as AI industry booms

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University struggles to keep up as AI industry booms

November 7, 2017 0 comments

In recent years, the field of artificial intelligence has exploded, enabling leaps in computer image recognition, speech translation, robotic movement.

The Environmental Protection Agency cancelled talks by the keynote speaker and two panelists whose work provides evidence for climate change in Narragansett Bay. Many scientists have denounced the EPA’s decision.

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EPA pulls speakers from conference

October 25, 2017 0 comments

The Environmental Protection Agency cancelled talks by three scientists whose work provides evidence for the harmful effects of climate change.

Tymoczko discusses connection between math, music

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Tymoczko discusses connection between math, music

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Dmitri Tymoczko, professor of music at Princeton, analyzed the connection between math and music Tuesday in a lecture.

In his lecture, “Make America Fair Again,” Douglas Elmendorf addresses the large gap betweem low-, middle-, and high-income individuals. He discussed six ways the issue should be addressed in order to solve it.

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Dean of Harvard Kennedy School discusses economic inequality

October 12, 2017 0 comments

Douglas Elmendorf, dean of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, discussed economic inequality in a lecture titled  “Make America Fair Again.”

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Sleep lab links alcoholism, mood to sleep

October 4, 2017 0 comments

Everybody sleeps, yet we still know so little about why, what the brain does while we do or how it affects people’s behavior

U. researchers to begin first tests of ultra-fast wireless communication

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U. researchers to begin first tests of ultra-fast wireless communication

September 27, 2017 0 comments

Your memes may be capable of downloading even faster — although you might have to wait a generation or two for the technology.

Atlantic editor-in-chief talks Trump, press

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Atlantic editor-in-chief talks Trump, press

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, spoke at the University Tuesday to a packed audience.

Atlantic editor-in-chief talks career in journalism

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Atlantic editor-in-chief talks career in journalism

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, came to the University to talk about the state of the press in the era of Trump.

Jill Pipher, Vice President for Research.

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Jill Pipher tapped as new vice president for research

September 13, 2017 0 comments

On July 1, Professor of Mathematics Jill Pipher became the new vice president for research for the University.

Professors Tim Kraska, Constantine Dafermos, Joseph Braun, Susan Moffitt, Vincent Mor and Maurice Herlihy received their awards at a ceremony April 19. The awards honored both senior and early-career faculty.

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Inaugural research awards recognize University faculty members

April 25, 2017 0 comments

The University honored six faculty members for their research with the inaugural Brown Research Achievement Awards April 19.