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Non-partisan student group No Labels hosted a debate between the Brown Democrats and Brown Republicans Wednesday night.

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Brown Democrats, Republicans debate election topics

November 1, 2019 0 comments

The Brown Democrats and Brown Republicans engaged in a respectful but heated exchange of ideas at the No Labels 2020 Election Debate, covering topics such as health care, gun control, immigration and free speech.

Brown Elementary Afterschool Mentoring brings University students to William D’Abate Elementary School in Olneyville to lead clubs every day. The school is one of the highest ranked elementary schools in PPSD.

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D’Abate, Swearer partnership praised for success

October 29, 2019 0 comments

West past Federal Hill lies a low-roofed two-story building with brick walls surrounded by wood-panel houses. In the afternoons, yellow buses line up as some children play on the swings or run around the playground.

$20 million grant awarded to Rhode Island Department of Education

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$20 million grant awarded to Rhode Island Department of Education

October 11, 2019 1 comment

The Rhode Island Department of Education has received a $20 million federal grant to improve children’s literacy rates. The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education earlier this month, will target readers from birth to grade 12 by focusing on improving curriculum quality.

‘Craving to quit’ app teaches mindfulness to counter smoking addiction

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‘Craving to quit’ app teaches mindfulness to counter smoking addiction

September 27, 2019 0 comments

For smokers looking for alternatives to help wean themselves off nicotine, researchers at the School of Public Health have a new option — a mindfulness app.