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Features

Twins’ blog adds flavor, flair to Ratty fare

November 30, 2009 0 comments

With recipes from the new blog “Ratty Gourmet,” launched earlier this month by twins Connie Wu ’13 and Annie Wu ’13, you can have your Ratty cake and eat it too, using just a dash of creativity and a few simple ingredients from the Sharpe Refectory or the Verney-Woolley Dining Hall.

University News

Q&A with Deputy Ambassador to Afghanistan Francis Ricciardone

November 24, 2009 0 comments

Deputy Ambassador to Afghanistan Francis Ricciardone, Jr. sat down with The Herald Monday morning to talk about his life as a diplomat and about American relations with Afghanistan. Ricciardone, who was on campus for an evening lecture titled, “What are We Doing in Afghanistan?” at the Watson Institute for International Studies, agreed for a separate interview but requested that his lecture be “off the record.”

University News

Simmons, Reed honor Veterans Day on campus

November 12, 2009 0 comments

Strains of bagpipe music lingered in the air as students, faculty and Providence community members gathered on the Main Green Wednesday to honor the soldiers who have served in armed duty. But unlike previous Veteran’s Day ceremonies at Brown, for the first time in 20 years a University president and a political official participated in the annual commemoration.

University News

Grant funds African recruitment, support

November 10, 2009 0 comments

Brown’s Population Studies and Training Center, a research facility that studies demographics, has been awarded a half-million dollar Hewlett Foundation grant to recruit more graduate students from sub-Saharan Africa and provide more support to students and alumni.

University News

Pieters-led team makes surprise find with lunar scan

October 15, 2009 0 comments

Water molecules have been found on the moon by a research team headed by Professor of Geology Carle Pieters. But like many momentous scientific advances, the discovery was made almost by accident.

Features

Project brings alums back to RI

September 29, 2009 0 comments

“Tanner Hall,” a film set amid Rhode Island’s picturesque landscape and historic architecture, brought its creators — Francesca Gregorini ’90 and Tatiana von Furstenberg ’91 — back to the birthplace of their friendship.

Med School awaits move in 2011

September 21, 2009 0 comments

The Alpert Medical School is set to move into a new home and implement a novel “academy” system for first- and second-year students in August 2011, administrators said last week.

Metro

Stimulus money goes to local arts

April 16, 2009 0 comments

Of the $1.1 billion allotted to Rhode Island under the economic stimulus bill signed by President Obama in February, $291,500 is on its way to local art projects. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 included $50 million for the National Endowment for the Arts. Forty percent of those […]

Metro

M VERNON ARTS

April 16, 2009 0 comments

Legislature votes to let teens register early

April 2, 2009 0 comments

The Rhode Island General Assembly has voted to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote.

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