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Articles by Scott Lowenstein (69)

Slavery and Justice chair heads to Stanford

February 11, 2008 0 comments

James Campbell, professor of Africana studies and chair of the University’s Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, is leaving Brown for Stanford University at the end of this academic year, citing family reasons for the move. Campbell will hold an appointment in the department of history and will also work for Stanford’s Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.

Limited campus parking irks students, Herald poll finds

November 30, 2007 0 comments

As the University and its East Side neighbors struggle to find solutions for the dearth of parking on College Hill, a Herald poll conducted earlier this month found that students with cars would continue to bring them to College Hill – even if parking is pushed further off campus.

Keeping the faith at Brown

November 6, 2007 0 comments

When University Chaplain Janet Cooper Nelson learned that this year’s Brown-Harvard football game – the first night game in Harvard Stadium’s history – was scheduled to take place on the first night of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur, she was disappointed.

Center for Environmental Studies seeks new director

November 6, 2007 0 comments

With the future of the Urban Environmental Lab in jeopardy as the University moves forward with its physical expansion plans, the Center for Environmental Studies that has been housed in the UEL since 1981 is searching for a new director.

Simmons pleases on Parents Weekend

October 29, 2007 0 comments

Whether it was the ubiquitous badges, abundant a capella concerts, an influx of out-of-state license plates, unusually tidy dorms or the hushed mentions of “Al Forno” and “Capital Grille,” the changes on campus this weekend could mean only one thing – the prospect of parental visitors.

New U. committee to examine residential life on campus

October 24, 2007 0 comments

A new group that will assess the University’s non-academic programs and suggest new initiatives to improve the quality of life at Brown will meet for the first time Friday.

Holbrooke ’62 criticizes U.S. foreign policy

October 16, 2007 0 comments

Sharply critical of President Bush’s foreign policy, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke ’62 spoke to a half-full Salomon 101 Monday afternoon about the need for student involvement in politics to help change the way things are going in the United States.

Plans for new dorm may be on hold after pool shutdown

October 11, 2007 0 comments

A “planned initiative” for the construction of a new dorm, set in motion this time last year, seems to have disappeared from the administration’s immediate agenda.

Former presidents to discuss Latin America

October 4, 2007 0 comments

Two former presidents, Fernando Henrique Cardoso of Brazil and Ricardo Lagos Escobar of Chile, will speak on campus this afternoon about economic development and inequality in Latin America. Both are professors-at-large at the Watson Institute for International Studies.

Two former presidents discuss globalization in Latin America

October 4, 2007 0 comments

Two former presidents – Fernando Henrique Cardoso of Brazil and Ricardo Lagos Escobar of Chile – told a full Salomon 101 Wednesday that democratic social programs like improved public health and education were responsible for their respective countries’ successes addressing poverty and income inequality.

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