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Panel discusses diversity in STEM fields

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Panel discusses diversity in STEM fields

February 17, 2017 0 comments

“How can you create black scientists if there’s no black scientific community?” asked William Massey during this week’s “Celebrating Excellence in Science.”

Ken Miller ’70 talks politics of science denial

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Ken Miller ’70 talks politics of science denial

February 17, 2017 0 comments

Ken Miller ’70 examined science denial, discussing the scientific facts and theories people often disagree with despite overwhelming supporting evidence.

Mayor discusses redevelopment of Kennedy Plaza

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Mayor discusses redevelopment of Kennedy Plaza

February 17, 2017 0 comments

“This is a historic moment for Kennedy Plaza,” Elorza said, noting that a final undeveloped parcel of land in the city center will soon be completed.

Q&A: Vogelstein ’00 discusses neuroscience, intelligence technology

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Q&A: Vogelstein ’00 discusses neuroscience, intelligence technology

February 15, 2017 0 comments

R. Jacob Vogelstein ’00 received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in January.

R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

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R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Rhode Island lawmakers have reintroduced the Reproductive Health Care Act to protect the right to have an abortion in the state.

UCS president introduces No Apologies Initiative

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UCS president introduces No Apologies Initiative

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Viet Nguyen ’17 introduced the No Apologies Initiative calling universities to waive application fees for first-generation and low-income applicants.

CSSJ hosts civil rights education program

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CSSJ hosts civil rights education program

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Maiyah Gamble-Rivers MA’16 grew up hearing her grandparents talk about life in South Carolina under Jim Crow.

CAPS hosts informational open hours at student centers

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CAPS hosts informational open hours at student centers

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Counseling and Psychological Services expanded “Let’s Talk” to the Nelson Fitness Center and the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center.

Ivy Council attends World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

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Ivy Council attends World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Two weeks ago, a delegation of Brown students attended the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Bogotá, Colombia.

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U. researchers discover inaccuracy of previous climate models

February 14, 2017 0 comments

Current climate models used to study climate change may not be as accurate as previously thought.