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Articles by Sora Park (7)

Professor Emerita of History Patricia Herlihy first became interested in the history of vodka when she taught a course called  “The Social History of Alcoholism in Russia.”

Arts & Culture

Professor chronicles the history of vodka in book

September 13, 2013 2 comments

The ‘odorless, colorless and tasteless liquid’ is popular in both United States and Russia.

University News

Professors’ transition to Canvas nears completion

February 14, 2013 0 comments

After this semester, instructors will no longer have the option of using MyCourses.

University News

U. up in arms over alleged sword theft

December 3, 2012 2 comments

A lawsuit filed by the University in early 2011 for the 1970s theft of a Tiffany & Co. silver presentation sword from the Annmary Brown Memorial Collection has faced a number of delays.

University News

World Bank economist discusses past, future of India

November 11, 2012 0 comments

Discussing India’s politics and economic prospects, World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu emphasized the importance of incorporating sound economic theory into practical policy making work in a lecture Friday afternoon.

Metro

ACLU fights new medical marijuana restrictions

October 17, 2012 0 comments

The Rhode Island affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Rhode Island Department of Health over new conditions in the state’s medical marijuana policy. The lawsuit is brought on behalf of the Rhode Island Patient Advocacy Coalition, the Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants and Peter Nunes, an individual whose application to participate in the medical marijuana program was denied by the Department of Health under the new policy. 

Metro

Grant to aid R.I. suicide prevention

September 26, 2012 0 comments

Rhode Island is slated to receive $2.7 million in federal grants to improve suicide prevention programs for children, teens and young adults. The grants are being spread among four organizations – the Rhode Island Department for Children, Youth, and Family; the Rhode Island Youth Suicide Prevention Project; the Family Service of Rhode Island Children’s Treatment and Recovery Center and Brown University. 

Arts & Culture

Science-fiction author describes ‘oddly personal’ journey

September 14, 2012 0 comments

In a reading of his newest novel, “Swallowing a Donkey’s Eye,” science-fiction author Paul Tremblay described the process of writing the book as “an oddly personal journey, although not biographical in any way.” Tremblay addressed a small crowd at the Brown Bookstore Wednesday evening.