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Brunonians have highest debt in Ivy League

University News

Brunonians have highest debt in Ivy League

April 7, 2014 2 comments

Students who graduated from Brown in 2012 left with an average debt of $23,521 per borrower, according to the Project on Student Debt.

Independent concentration application numbers spike

University News

Independent concentration application numbers spike

March 31, 2014 0 comments

As sophomores scramble to declare their concentrations ahead of tomorrow’s deadline, increasing numbers of students are opting to design their own.

University News

Task force focuses on sexual assault policies

March 19, 2014 6 comments

Students have formed a Sexual Assault Policy Task Force to gather information in preparation for the University’s Code of Student Conduct policy review.

Royalties from research patents on the rise

University News

Royalties from research patents on the rise

March 4, 2014 0 comments

The University’s gross licensing income — total royalties from research patents — rose approximately 44 percent to $2.3 million in fiscal year 2013.

University News

Focus groups suggest Dining Services improvements

February 20, 2014 1 comment

Brown Dining Services and an outside firm held focus groups last week as part of ongoing efforts to get student feedback on dining experiences.

Endowment returns in line with national trend

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Endowment returns in line with national trend

February 19, 2014 0 comments

The University’s percentage increase in investment returns from last year was in line with university endowments nationwide.

University News

Restriction on NSF-funded political science research repealed

February 5, 2014 0 comments

Congress repealed a provision that had halted government funds for political science research that did not promote national security or economic interests.

R.I. joins interstate compact to reform presidential elections

Metro

R.I. joins interstate compact to reform presidential elections

October 3, 2013 0 comments

The group of nine states and D.C. hopes to use a popular vote system instead of electoral college.

As tuition at in-state schools such as Salve Regina University continues to rise, economic concerns may influence students’ academic pursuits.

Features

College debt weighs on students, sparking national action

September 23, 2013 0 comments

Some students must balance their desire to attend a school with the future prospect of debt .

The preliminary computer-aided design of Brown CubeSat’s satellite, EQUiSat, is only 1,000 cubic centimeters but could eventually have major educational value in space.

Features

Brown CubeSat team shoots for the stars with microsatellite

September 3, 2013 1 comment

Student engineers could launch a project conceived in their engineering class into space as early as 2015.

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