Kate Nussenbaum

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2014: Senior Editor
2013: Science & Research Editor
2012: Science, Research & Technology Senior Staff Writer

Articles by Kate Nussenbaum (76)

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Jan. 23, 2013

January 23, 2013 0 comments

Blood transfusions delivered to heart attack patients may increase their risk of death, according to a study led by cardiology fellow Saurav Chatterjee published last month in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

University News

Former U. president Ray Heffner dies at 87

December 7, 2012 0 comments

“The president has shown himself to be an administrator careful in his choice of words and slow in his choice of actions,” The Herald wrote May 9, 1969, the day Ray Heffner, the University’s 13th president, announced his resignation.

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Focusing on research, postdocs create niche community

November 30, 2012 0 comments

Navigating the space between student and professor, the University’s 250 postdocs are an integral, but often over-looked, group of researchers on campus. 

University News

Post-election, fiscal cliff threatens research funding

November 16, 2012 0 comments

President Obama’s re-election Nov. 6 set off celebrations across campus, as students screamed, hugged and shed their clothes to streak across the Main Green.

University News

SLA protests U. contract with Adidas

November 13, 2012 0 comments

“We can’t have justice at Brown’s leisure – we need it now,” said Student Labor Alliance member Stoni Tomson ’15 in a speech urging administrators to threaten to end the University’s contract with Adidas, which currently supplies apparel for varsity sports teams. Tomson addressed a crowd of about 15 SLA members and supporters Monday at noon.  

University News

Students report faring well in pursuit of happiness

November 7, 2012 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2012 Student Poll

Nearly 84 percent of students said they feel at least as happy as their peers on average, according to a poll conducted by The Herald earlier this month.

No large-scale renovations of Barus and Holley are planned yet, but the  building will get new elevators and mechanical systems over the next year.

University News

B&H renovations to start this month

November 6, 2012 0 comments

Renovations to replace elevators and mechanical systems in Barus and Holley will begin later this month, said Stephen Maiorisi, vice president for Facilities Management.

University News

Beloved chemistry professor dies after battling cancer

November 1, 2012 1 comment

Dwight Sweigart P’05, professor of chemistry, died Monday in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence after a two-year battle with throat cancer. He was 67 years old.

University News

Poll: Majority of students plan to vote for Obama

October 31, 2012 2 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2012 Student Poll

More than 65 percent of students plan to vote for President Obama in next week’s presidential election, according to a Herald poll conducted October 17-18.

Science & Research

Study investigates alcohol intervention

October 26, 2012 0 comments

Though computer-delivered alcohol interventions can have short-term benefits, they are not as effective as face-to-face interventions in reducing college students’ alcohol consumption in the long term, according to a recent study led by Kate Carey, professor of behavioral and social sciences at Brown.

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