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Panelists talk about AIDS prevention

December 10, 2008 0 comments

Behavioral change, partner reduction and circumcision were the AIDS prevention options discussed yesterday during a symposium hosted by the Global Alliance to Immunize Against AIDS.

PETA VP: veganism a ‘moral imperative’

November 21, 2008 0 comments

Bruce Friedrich, a vice president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, called veganism a “moral imperative” in an “Ethics of Eating” discussion Thursday night. Friedrich, PETA’s vice president of policy and government affairs, debated Allegra Pincus ’11, who offered an alternative vision of how people can make ethical choices about the food they eat.

Helping you relax, profs’ furry friends

November 20, 2008 0 comments

Andrea Matthews ’11 was passing by the Main Green Tuesday when she saw something that prompted her to call it “the best day” of her life – at least half a dozen dogs, all wagging their tails excitedly.

RISD profs design line of T-shirts

November 17, 2008 0 comments

Threadless, an online T-shirt company, has launched a new series of T-shirts designed by faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design. The faculty were chosen by President John Maeda, who also chose a theme of “newness” for the series.

U.S. academics to visit Iran, promoting scientific exchange

November 5, 2008 0 comments

A delegation of six presidents of American universities will visit Iran later this month with the goal of encouraging academic exchange, particularly in the sciences, between Iran and the U.S. The delegation, organized by the Association of American Universities, plans to meet with university faculty and students in Tehran to discuss topics of common interest to the two countries.

Sugar bears hope to sweeten athletics

October 24, 2008 0 comments

With the fall sports season in full swing, a group of students wants to ensure crowds at games get an extra dose of Bruno spirit. A group of girls led by Deborah Saint-Vil ’10 began holding tryouts Monday for the start of Brown’s first pom team: the Sugar Bears.