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University News

Semester shopping kicks off with sunny start

September 4, 2014 0 comments

As shopping period kicked Wednesday off with a sunny start, the Main Green came to life with clusters of students sprawling out between classes.

Following Monday’s celebration on the Main Green, Fashion Week will include a panel discussion Wednesday, a fashion show Thursday, a sale at Providence Place Mall Friday and an open-air market Saturday.

Arts & Culture

Fashion Week showcases student accomplishments

April 22, 2014 0 comments

“I don’t think people think ‘fashion’ when they think of Brown,” said Sofia Kadieva ’16, a designer taking part in Brown’s fourth annual Fashion Week.

Chiasmi, an Italian studies conference, alternates its location each between Brown and Harvard. The seventh annual conference took place at Brown this weekend, focusing on the theme "Memories: Tradition and Revision, Amnesia and Retrieval."

Arts & Culture

Italian studies scholars trace lifelines of cultural memory

March 11, 2014 0 comments

Graduate students from the Italian studies programs at Brown and Harvard gathered this weekend for Chiasmi, an interdisciplinary graduate colloquium.

Arts & Culture

New publications feature diverse voices

February 25, 2014 5 comments

Two new student-run publications, OBSIDIAN and Vagabond Magazine, have established presences on campus this semester.

J. Timmons Roberts, professor of environmental studies and sociology, will receive an award in Japan for his climate change research this July.

Science & Research

Researcher wins award for work on climate change in developing countries

February 5, 2014 0 comments

J. Timmons Roberts, professor of environmental studies and sociology, will receive an award in environmental sociology for his work on climate change.

Social science concentrators, including those in the Department of Economics, are among the least likely to graduate with honors.

University News

Social science students least likely to write theses

November 12, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Pursuing Honors

Low honors completion rates may be linked to requirement constraints and thesis concerns.

Click above for an interactive graphic breaking down students' approval of UCS according to their responses to several other questions. (Interactive graphic by Adrian Kramer and Patrick Maiden.)

Data Science, Interactive Graphic, University News

Poll: Most report no opinion on UCS

October 29, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2013 Student Poll 1

Despite UCS efforts to increase visibility and student involvement, polling detected apathy

University News

Undergrads struggle to get visas, transfer funds

October 21, 2013 0 comments

Going through a different embassy can expedite the process of obtaining a U.S. student visa.

Arts & Culture

Leaves, pumpkin farms fall into place

September 30, 2013 0 comments

Students take advantage of New England traditions like apple picking and haunted houses.

At teach-in, students grapple with Syrian conflict

University News

At teach-in, students grapple with Syrian conflict

September 10, 2013 7 comments

The talk closed with a discussion of potential political ramifications for President Obama.