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Articles by Ross Frazier (70)

LiSci construction on target for spring completion

December 14, 2007 0 comments

The $95 million Life Sciences Building – the cornerstone of Brown’s rapid expansion of its laboratory facilities – is on schedule to be completed next semester, even as neighborhood residents continue their lawsuit over its environmental effects.

Federal law mandates Constitution lecture series

December 14, 2007 0 comments

Hidden away in a 658-page congressional appropriations bill is a sentence that will affect nearly every institution of learning in the nation – Brown included.

U. plans for fund-raising kickoff

December 14, 2007 0 comments

Details are beginning to emerge about the University’s plans for the Oct. 22 public kickoff of the $1.3 billion, five-year Campaign for Academic Enrichment, now in the second year of its “quiet,” or private, phase. The kickoff, which will include public and private events around the country, will be marked on campus with a convocation featuring a segment called “Stories of Brown.

U. provides array of resources for students considering abortion

December 14, 2007 0 comments

As the nation remains embroiled in a debate over abortion rights, Brown students are being provided with a wide array of abortion resources, including medical consultation, referral services and the opportunity to engage in open debate.

Marquette campaign attempts to raise piracy awareness

December 14, 2007 0 comments

In a continuing trend of universities combating digital copyright infringement, Marquette University has allied itself with a consortium of software companies in order to educate students on the moral faults of software piracy.

Author criticizes reparations movement

December 14, 2007 0 comments

The idea of reparations for slavery presented by many black leaders is an impractical solution to the plight of black America, John McWhorter, a black author on the subject and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, told an audience of about 70 students, faculty and staff Tuesday night in List 120.

Faculty forum explores internationalization opportunities

October 19, 2007 0 comments

About 40 faculty and administrators and the newly appointed vice president for international affairs, David Kennedy ’76, met for a forum on the University’s internationalization effort Thursday afternoon in Salomon 101, offering a range of opinions and concerns about what such an initiative should look like.

As IRB debate grows, profs push for reform

October 16, 2007 0 comments

Though for some time there has been debate among faculty – especially in the social sciences – over procedures governing ethical oversight for research involving human subjects, there has been little institutional movement toward reform.

Corporation approves sites for two new buildings

October 15, 2007 0 comments

The Corporation this weekend approved the locations of two major capital construction projects, formally accepted over $12.5 million in gifts, discussed the ongoing review of the undergraduate College and considered a reassessment of Brown’s strategic plans.

As alcohol-related EMS calls rise, drug stats remain inconclusive

October 4, 2007 0 comments

The Department of Public Safety’s annual crime report shows a continuing upward trend in students’ use of Emergency Medical Services for treatment of alcohol intoxication and a stable number of students referred for disciplinary action due to drug or alcohol violations.

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