No description available.

Articles by Simmi Aujla (97)

FBI: Threats against area colleges are ‘not credible’

April 26, 2007 0 comments

In response to threats against colleges in Providence and Worcester, Mass., the FBI received Wednesday, Vice President for Administration Walter Hunter e-mailed the Brown community yesterday afternoon to assure students that the Department of Public Safety “does not believe that we are facing any danger.”

Lt. Gov Roberts ’78 tries to light a fire under state stem cell research

April 19, 2007 0 comments

Over 30 researchers in Rhode Island – most unaffiliated with Brown – are currently working with embryonic and adult stem cells on various projects. That’s not enough for Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts ’78, who released a 67-page report about possibilities for local stem cell research on April 10.

Nonprofits continue to develop a statewide wireless network with U. help

April 17, 2007 0 comments

As legislators in the General Assembly consider creating a center that may support a future statewide wireless network, Brown continues to provide bandwidth to a group that has already implemented pilot programs around the state. Rep. Amy Rice, D-Dist. 72, has introduced legislation in the state legislature to create a technology center that may support statewide wireless.

Former treasury secretary discusses economic policymaking

April 11, 2007 0 comments

Former Treasury Secretary John Snow told a full List 120 Tuesday that despite being the public face of U.S. economic policy, the treasury secretary has less power than many assume.

Outreach to public schools will build on existing efforts

March 14, 2007 0 comments

As Brown expands its outreach to Providence public schools as part of its slavery and justice response, the University – with 52 existing programs in schools – is “not starting from ground zero,” Lamont Gordon ’93, director of education outreach, told the Brown University Community Council Tuesday.

Stop & Shop won’t stop, strike is averted

March 13, 2007 0 comments

Stop & Shop customers can rest assured that they will be able to continue shopping at their local grocery store without crossing a picket line.

Power outage leaves Thayer in dark Friday

March 5, 2007 0 comments

A power outage left shops on Thayer Street in the dark Friday afternoon, with the lights out at and above Waterman Street. Power was not restored for about 50 minutes. A traffic light at Thayer and Angell streets also lost power, forcing cars to carefully navigate the intersection.

Sex shop arrives on Wickenden

March 1, 2007 0 comments

Miko Exoticwear is moving up College Hill. The sex shop opens this morning in a smaller but better-organized and more pedestrian-friendly location at 268 Wickenden St., said manager Rhiannon Kopynec ‘06.5.

Simmons: Fund could have lasting impact

February 27, 2007 0 comments

President Ruth Simmons and Providence education officials expect the University’s $10-million endowment to support local public schools will provide a much-needed boost to the city’s struggling schools and serve as a model for other institutions’ engagement with their communities.

Stop & Shop workers may strike

February 22, 2007 0 comments

Students who shop at Stop & Shop may have to stop elsewhere this weekend.