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Articles by Matthew Klebanoff (16)

University News

Professors limit enrollment in some uncapped courses

February 9, 2010 0 comments

Shopping period — already stressful for many — becomes all the more complicated when professors require overrides for courses that appear uncapped on Banner.

University News

Ballpark figure: Half of students go to games

November 30, 2009 0 comments

Students are batting about .500 when it comes to attending sports games this semester, according to a recent Herald poll.

Features

For alum, a shortcut to punditry

November 24, 2009 0 comments

A regular reader of the Washington Post and a political junkie to boot, Jeremy Haber ’06 wouldn’t have imagined a month ago that he would one day land among the top four finalists in the newspaper’s “America’s Next Great Pundit Contest.”

Features

‘Toastmasters’ brave the little ‘ums’ and ‘ahs’

October 26, 2009 0 comments

Brown Noise Toastmakers, a new club, helps its members practice public speaking and leadership skills.

Features

Alums hit it big in Sin City

October 5, 2009 0 comments

While their classmates were writing papers and working on problem sets, a small group of Brown students were making high-stakes decisions that could win or lose them hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of dollars.

Features, University News

Overachievers? Maybe. Busy? You bet they are.

September 20, 2009 0 comments

For about one in five students at Brown, one concentration isn’t enough. And for a very small minority on campus, even two concentrations don’t cut it.

Higher Ed

College reaches settlement with white faculty

April 22, 2009 0 comments

Benedict College settled with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which sued the historically black college on behalf of three white faculty members who claimed to be victims of racial discrimination after their contracts were not renewed.

Arrest your friends! It’s OK – it’s for charity

March 16, 2009 0 comments

At 11 a.m. last Saturday, Evan Smith ’09 awoke to a series of knocks on his bedroom door and a gruff voice: “DPS! Open up!” Smith opened his door to find two Department of Public Safety officers waiting for him.

A cub becomes a bear – mazel tov!

March 9, 2009 0 comments

Last weekend, Brown/RISD Hillel had a “beary” unusual guest of honor – Bruno, the University mascot.

‘Egypt guy’ discusses pilgrimages, graffiti

February 19, 2009 0 comments

Known in his field as “the Egypt Guy,” Eugene Cruz-Uribe, a professor of history at Northern Arizona University, discussed Egyptian pilgrimages before a small audience in Salomon 001 Wednesday night. In his lecture, “Valley of the Kings to Philae: Ancient and Modern Pilgrimages,” Cruz-Uribe explained that people often went on pilgrimages for medical reasons, both physical and spiritual.