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Articles by Lee Bernstein (7)

Metro

City introduces tobacco regulations

January 29, 2013 0 comments

Laws targets flavored and discounted tobacco to decrease use among Providence youth.

University News

Conference promotes sustainable design

October 1, 2012 0 comments

Students and professionals flooded in from across the globe this weekend to attend the fifth anniversary of A Better World By Design as the conference sought to promote interactivity and increase participant engagement.

Arts & Culture

‘Dr. Faustus’ revived under big-city lights

September 17, 2012 0 comments

Original cast and crew members from last October’s production of “Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights” came together for a little summer fun in New York City, reviving the Production Workshop show at the 3LD Art and Technology Center for 10 performances in July. 

University News

Bilingual talks celebrate prof’s life

September 11, 2012 0 comments

This fall, the Hispanic studies department will host “Carlos Fuentes Beyond Borders,” a commemoration honoring former professor-at-large and Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, who died last May after suffering an internal hemorrhage. Through a series of bilingual talks given by Fuentes’ former students and colleagues, the Rochambeau House event will celebrate his life and career Oct. 8 and 9.

University News

Pilot website offers scholars interactive space to exchange ideas

April 13, 2012 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International Studies recently launched a pilot website that provides an interactive platform compiling the ideas of scholars who visit the University into an easily accessible and explorative presentation. The institute’s Angle site offers a multimedia forum that explores economic, social and political concerns at the heart of international policymaking. The website intends to further the institute’s reach, expand its audience and delve into greater substantive depth on global issues.

University News

Conservation contest reduces U.’s energy consumption

April 5, 2012 0 comments

As part of a large-scale effort to become more environmentally friendly, the University recently concluded Brown Unplugged: Do It in the Dark, its second annual dorm energy competition. Among 14 competing dorms, Littlefield Hall skyrocketed to the top with a 26.6 percent reduction of more than 1,500 kilowatt-hours in energy consumption.

University News

U. proposes consolidating international services

March 19, 2012 0 comments

As part of an effort to become more global, the University is planning to open an office that will serve as a one-stop shop for international student services. By consolidating services, the University aims to create a more welcoming and stress-free environment for international students.