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Experts discuss effects of nuclear disaster

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Experts discuss effects of nuclear disaster

March 2, 2017 0 comments

Though the Fukushima nuclear disaster occurred six years ago, it carries lasting implications that remain today throughout Japan and around the world.

U. creates new first-year advising programs

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U. creates new first-year advising programs

February 27, 2017 0 comments

The University is in the process of launching both a three-session workshop called Pathways, and an online summer module for first-year students.

Roxane Gay speaks on feminist action

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Roxane Gay speaks on feminist action

February 14, 2017 0 comments

“I want your fight. I want your din,” urged Roxane Gay as she spoke of the current political climate under President Donald Trump’s administration.

Course content impacted by political climate

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Course content impacted by political climate

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Professors have found themselves adjusting to the recent actions of President Trump, redoing courses and syllabuses to acknowledge the political tumult.

Hack@Brown strives for increased inclusivity, beginner-friendliness

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Hack@Brown strives for increased inclusivity, beginner-friendliness

February 6, 2017 0 comments

Over 500 students and professionals from around the world gathered this past weekend to participate in the University’s annual Hack@Brown.

Michael McKeown, a professor of medical science, was admired by colleagues for his passion, sense of humor and commitment to the sciences.

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McKeown remembered for scholarly acumen, K-12 STEM advocacy

February 1, 2017 0 comments

After Michael McKeown died Dec. 21, many colleagues reflected on McKeown’s passion for both scholarly pursuits and advocacy that permeated his life’s work.

Financial aid relieves Wintersession costs

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Financial aid relieves Wintersession costs

January 31, 2017 0 comments

The University’s pilot Wintersession program costs $6,278 per class for students, though around 75 percent of students received some sort of financial aid.

Wintersession fosters study of niche topics

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Wintersession fosters study of niche topics

January 25, 2017 0 comments

The University launched its Wintersession pilot this January, allowing students to explore one niche subject in the span of three to five weeks.

The owner of popular Den Den Café Asiana and Kung Fu Tea, inspired by the success of a temporary menu featuring Korean fried chicken, will add a new eatery to the Thayer dining corridor in January 2017.

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Den Den brings Korean street food to Angell

November 16, 2016 0 comments

Den Den Hospitality Group, the company that owns Den Den Café Asiana and Kung Fu Tea, will open a new restaurant, Korean Fried Chicken, in January 2017.

The Brown Lecture Board has brought influential public figures to campus before, such as George Takei, Viola Davis, Jane Goodall and Bill Nye.

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Lecture Board aims to bring diverse speakers

November 11, 2016 0 comments

While the lottery to attend Gina Rodriguez’s lecture opened just yesterday, the Brown Lecture Board has already begun preparations for next semester.