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Articles by Mark Liang (29)

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Liang ’19: Redefining civic engagement

November 17, 2016 0 comments

Let me start by saying this to all the marginalized groups impacted by the results of this election: Your feelings are valid

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Liang ’19: Dining halls, food and cultural appropriation

October 31, 2016 0 comments

Last year, Oberlin College students cried foul at what they called the “rampant cultural appropriation” of their campus dining services.

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Liang ’19: Graduate-only spaces are vital for Brown’s success

October 25, 2016 0 comments

Graduate students are some of the greatest assets available to an undergraduate population at a university.

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Liang ’19: Nobel hypocrisy?

October 13, 2016 0 comments

Our own Professor of Physics J. Michael Kosterlitz recently won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics. It’s a big deal. A BIG DEAL.

Liang ’19: STEM courseloads betray the open curriculum

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Liang ’19: STEM courseloads betray the open curriculum

September 27, 2016 0 comments

“Shakespeare is stupid.” This came out of the mouth of a good friend of mine, an applied math concentrator, over lunch one day.

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Liang ’19: Millennials and their memes: A defense

September 7, 2016 0 comments

On a recent car ride with my family, I attempted to do the impossible. I tried to explain memes to my mother. This quest was hampered by two things.

The 2016 honorary degree recipients include Angus Deaton, a Nobel Prize winner, and Antonia Hernández, an activist for underprivileged groups.

University News

University to offer honorary degrees to scholars, artists

April 28, 2016 0 comments

The University recently announced its selection of eight scholars and intellectuals to be given honorary degrees this May.

Science & Research

Study finds link between suicide, substance abuse

April 21, 2016 0 comments

University researchers recently published a paper that revealed links between the usage of cocaine in conjunction with alcohol and increased suicide risk.

DNA Day showcases videos, explains science for public audience

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DNA Day showcases videos, explains science for public audience

April 5, 2016 0 comments

Celebrating its annual DNA Day, SciToons, a University initiative, presented three videos Monday celebrating the wonders of the double helix.

Adi Melamed ’19 shares stories about the college admissions process and finding a compatible concentration. Held at the Granoff Center for Creative Arts, the sold-out event was entirely student-run for the first time.

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TEDxBrownU stories inspire, invigorate

March 21, 2016 0 comments

“Who has to have a soapbox when all you’ve ever needed is your voice?” asked Clint Smith in a video projected across the Martinos Auditorium at TedxBrownU.