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Comfort speaking in class varies with gender, ethnicity

University News

Comfort speaking in class varies with gender, ethnicity

November 3, 2016 0 comments

For many students, speaking up in class can prove an uncomfortable task, despite the fact that most classes at Brown factor participation into final grades.

Liz Canner’s ’91 documentary started out as some footage on Vivus and soon turned into a full-fledged film questioning the company’s motives.

Arts & Culture

‘Orgasm Inc.’ investigates motives of pharmaceutical industry

October 19, 2016 0 comments

Oct. 14 moving.media@brown screened “Orgasm Inc.,” a 2009 documentary directed by filmmaker Liz Canner ’91.

Prompted by state policy, reduced lead levels lead to higher test scores

Science & Research

Prompted by state policy, reduced lead levels lead to higher test scores

October 18, 2016 0 comments

Reducing children’s lead levels can lead to significant positive effects on test scores, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper.

The Society for Progress recognized Provost Richard Locke P’17 for his research on labor efficiency and justice in global supply chains.

University News

Provost awarded inaugural progress medal

October 4, 2016 0 comments

The Society for Progress, an organization promoting moral responsibility within capitalism, awarded Provost Richard Locke P’17 an inaugural progress medal.