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University News

MyCampus results examine campus functionality

February 27, 2013 2 comments

An analysis of courses also found declining interdisciplinary study as students get older.

The University sent out a survey requesting community members to tag where they spend their time on an interactive campus map.  The results will be analyzed by a design firm to guide future campus development.

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Interactive survey results to shape future campus development

February 15, 2013 0 comments

U. partners with design firm to conduct survey on campus use for future planning.

University News

Report focuses on community integration

January 28, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Planning in Progress

Strategic plan proposes departmental collaboration and improved facilities.

Clockwise: President Christina Paxson, Dean of the Graduate School Peter Weber, Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey, University Librarian Harriette Hemmassi, Provost Mark Schlissel P’15, Director of Financial Aid Jim Tilton, Dean of the Faculty Kevin McLaughlin P’12, Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron.

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Committees reveal initial recommendations

January 28, 2013 2 comments
This article is part of the series Planning in Progress

Discussions highlight diversity and internationalization as University goals

In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, President Paxson has partnered with the Janus Forum to spearhead campus dialogue. Herald file photo.

University News

Paxson to promote campus discussion on gun violence

January 25, 2013 4 comments

The Janus Forum plans to address recent public shootings through multi-perspective conversation.

Features

Potter in the park: Brown Muggles seek more than Snitches

November 14, 2012 4 comments

Armed with a golden tube sock containing a tennis ball, the human snitch stood atop a hill, pushing students back down the sloping field to prevent them from capturing the celebrated “Harry Potter” prize. Below, students mounted on brooms ran between goalposts. 

University News

Lecturer discusses role of therapeutic healing shrines

November 2, 2012 0 comments

Carla Bellamy, assistant professor of anthropology and South Asian religion at Baruch College at the City University of New York, discussed the therapeutic role of dargahs, healing shrines frequented by Muslims, Christians and Hindus, in a talk Thursday night sponsored by the Cogut Center for the Humanities.

Features

Local artist spruces up city with StumpChairs

October 29, 2012 0 comments

It is fitting that Providence’s own artisanal vigilante – working in a city known as “the creative capital” – concerns himself not with vandalism, but with woodworking.

Arts & Culture

Modernized ‘Winter’s Tale’ triumphs at Trinity Rep

October 19, 2012 0 comments

Rarely does one have the opportunity to see a dozen Shakespearean actors – all clad in bear masks – launch into a synchronized dance mob around a baby onstage to the tune of

Metro

Voters to consider road repairs

October 11, 2012 0 comments

  Providence residents will vote Nov. 6 whether to approve a $40 million road bond that could create approximately 750 jobs and fix roads throughout the city, including streets in the Knowledge District and areas near the University.