Graphics

City Council votes to memorialize slave trade

Metro

City Council votes to memorialize slave trade

March 18, 2016 0 comments

The Providence City Council voted unanimously March 3 to support efforts to memorialize victims of the transatlantic slave trade and their descendants.

U. among top Fulbright scholar producers

University News

U. among top Fulbright scholar producers

March 17, 2016 0 comments

Eighteen of Brown’s 96 Fulbright scholarship applicants received the award for the 2015-2016 application cycle.

Brown records largest applicant pool in history

University News

Brown records largest applicant pool in history

March 16, 2016 0 comments

A total of 32,280 students applied for admission to the University for the Class of 2020, according to data sent to The Herald.

Women in science tend to gravitate toward biology, cognitive sciences

Science & Research

Women in science tend to gravitate toward biology, cognitive sciences

March 16, 2016 0 comments

Women are no longer a minority in some fields of science.

Library curates journal availability as prices rise

University News

Library curates journal availability as prices rise

March 15, 2016 0 comments

Researchers at some universities have become dependent on illegal sources for journal articles because of how expensive subscriptions have become.

Politicians, colleges aim to reduce student debt

Metro, University News

Politicians, colleges aim to reduce student debt

March 15, 2016 0 comments

The Corporation authorized a 4.1 percent tuition hike for the 2016-2017 academic year last month.

Departments sort through thousands of PhD apps

University News

Departments sort through thousands of PhD apps

March 14, 2016 0 comments

The University’s 51 departments with doctoral programs review and select applications in varied ways behind the scenes.

Rhode Island fails to guarantee abortion access, affordability

Metro

Rhode Island fails to guarantee abortion access, affordability

March 11, 2016 0 comments

Reproductive rights advocacy group NARAL Pro-Choice America awarded Rhode Island an F in January in its annual scorecard of states’ reproductive freedom.

Taubman poll finds Trump, Clinton lead in R.I.

University News

Taubman poll finds Trump, Clinton lead in R.I.

March 10, 2016 0 comments

The Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy released two public opinion polls Feb. 25 about the 2016 Rhode Island presidential primaries.

Tisch ’17: Why Brown needs a gynecologist

Op-eds

Tisch ’17: Why Brown needs a gynecologist

March 9, 2016 0 comments

Like many people, I am not particularly fond of pelvic examinations.