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Brown campus second-safest among Ivies

February 20, 2008 0 comments

Following the spree of recent violent incidents on college campuses around the country, campus safety has returned to the forefront of the nation’s attention.

DPS officer almost hit by angry property owner’s car

February 15, 2008 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus.

Though not official, polo team mounts up

February 11, 2008 0 comments

PORTSMOUTH – “It looks like a little girl’s birthday party,” said Joshua Unseth ’09, one of the newly founded club polo team’s senior members, of the team’s first practice.

Xbox 360, Ratty knife and loveseat cushions disappear

February 8, 2008 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Jan. 24 and Jan. 30. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus.

Prof. ‘shedding light on dark matter’

February 4, 2008 0 comments

Richard Gaitskell, associate professor of physics, is hunting dark matter 4,850 feet underground. Hunting dark matter is not as easy as game hunting though, because the elusive particles cannot be detected by telescopes, satellites, radios or other typical observational devices used in astrophysics.

Winter break Xbox thefts among incidents

February 1, 2008 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Dec. 13 and Jan. 23. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus.

Mid-year entry difficult for transfers

January 24, 2008 0 comments

The transition to life at Brown can be especially difficult for mid-year transfer students. With only a small group of students enrolling each January, current and former mid-year arrivals have said that, at times, they faced a disorganized reception. The transition to life at Brown can be especially difficult for mid-year transfer students. With only a small group of students enrolling each January, current and former mid-year arrivals have said that, at times, they faced a disorganized reception.

Drinking and smoking do not compound HPV-related cancer, Brown researchers find

December 5, 2007 0 comments

Recent research co-authored by Professor of Community Health Karl Kelsey indicates that there is no association between alcohol- and tobacco-induced head and neck cancers and similar cancers correlated with HPV16.

Princeton begins $1.75b fundraising campaign

November 28, 2007 0 comments

Earlier this month, Princeton University launched a $1.75-billion, five-year fundraising drive called “Aspire: A Plan for Princeton.”

Local non-profit leader discusses affordable housing crisis

November 15, 2007 0 comments

Brenda Clement, executive director of the Statewide Housing Action Coalition, discussed the future of affordable housing in Rhode Island with 25 students in Smith-Buonanno Hall Wednesday night.