News

University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

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University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The House passed a tax bill that would impact the income from the endowment, the tuition assistance program for employees and graduate student tax rates.

The Nelson Center and the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society provide funding and advising to catalyze student start-ups that plan to produce entrepreneurial solutions to environmental problems.

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New initiative connects IBES, Nelson Center

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The Program for Environmental and Civic Engagement, a new initiative, brought together IBES and the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.

DASH Shop owner Leo LaBelle has long sought to collaborate with an innovative coffee retailer to create a combined coffee bar and bike shop.

Metro

Nitro Cart to set up shop on West Side

November 19, 2017 0 comments

Campus favorite Nitro Cart brewers will open their first brick and mortar cafe this winter at 288 Broadway in a space shared with DASH Bicycle Shop.

Sports, University News

Diane Short steps down after 25 seasons

November 16, 2017 0 comments

When Diane Short took over the volleyball team in 1993, only three student-athletes showed up to join the team.

Brendan Sweeney ‘20 trasferred to Brown in the fall. Transfer students face a plethora of challenges upon entering the University, including the lack of a specific housing program and established community.

University News

Transfer students grapple with finding place on campus

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Transfer students’ first days at Brown are a whirlwind of meeting new people, adjusting to campus and finding a community.

Former President of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardoso discussed the country’s chaotic political environment due to allegations of corruption.

University News

Cardoso delivers Ogden lecture

November 16, 2017 0 comments

“There is a crisis of representative democracy all around.”

Metro

State officials act to stymie Rhode Island’s opioid epidemic

November 16, 2017 0 comments

In the midst of one of the deadliest public health crises in U.S. history, President Trump has declareD the opioid epidemic a “public health emergency,”

Health Services at maximum capacity

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Health Services at maximum capacity

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Andrews House, home to Health Services, is at maximum capacity, said Associate Director of Health and Wellness Lynn Dupont.

Science & Research

Professor provides health care to displaced Rohingya refugees

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Every day, Ruhul Abid checks the height, weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and hemoglobin levels of around 300 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

Students transfer to University for diverse reasons

University News

Students transfer to University for diverse reasons

November 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Transferring to Brown

Going into his first year at Santa Clara University, James Ford ’18 didn’t expect to transfer twice over the course of two years.