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Admins discuss Swearer Center, PAE progress at BUCC meeting

April 25, 2012 0 comments

At its monthly meeting yesterday, the Brown University Community Council discussed the status of the Swearer Center for Public Service as well as the Plan for Academic Enrichment and reflected on the progress that has been made under President Ruth Simmons.

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April 25, 2012 0 comments

At its monthly meeting yesterday, the Brown University Community Council discussed the status of the Swearer Center for Public Service as well as the Plan for Academic Enrichment and reflected on the progress that has been made under President Ruth Simmons.

Metro

Google probe yields $230 million

April 19, 2012 0 comments

Rhode Island will soon receive $230 million due to local police efforts in a $500 million federal investigation involving Google.

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Grant funds biomedical research

April 13, 2012 0 comments

The University received a grant from Johnson and Johnson last month to provide seed funds for biomedical research that could have commercial or practical applications. The unrestricted grant was not awarded for one particular project but rather for a variety of research projects that may already be in progress or in transition. The amount awarded has not been publicly released.

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Penn professor named to new U. post

March 15, 2012 0 comments

The University named Penn Professor of Philosophy Paul Guyer the first Jonathan Nelson Professor last Friday.

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Corp. accepts $19 million in donations to engineering

March 9, 2012 0 comments

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, accepted two anonymous gifts totaling $19 million to the School of Engineering at its February meeting, along with several other large donations to fund the sciences.

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Stimulus funds for U. dry up

February 27, 2012 0 comments

The most recent budget passed by the Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, marks the end of the University’s use of federal funding provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Today in University History: Feb. 7

February 7, 2012 0 comments

Liberal intellectual speaks out against fraternities In a 1963 speech in Alumnae Hall, famed educator and liberal historian Henry Steele Commager said the Supreme Court was the “central conscience” of Americans and denounced fraternities as educationally irrelevant. Commager, then a professor at Amherst College, said that since 1938, the Supreme […]

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Guided by green, Brown tests uncharted waters

December 1, 2011 0 comments
This article is part of the series Mission drift?

Expansion begets more expansion as U. funds its ambitions with online master’s programs, corporate-funded research and a growing presence in emerging overseas markets.

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More space needed for long-term growth in sciences

November 13, 2011 0 comments

Administrators across the sciences are eyeing expansion of facilities and faculty following the recent establishment of the School of Engineering and growth at the Institute for Brain Science.