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Man shot by police near Providence mall

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Man shot by police near Providence mall

November 10, 2017 0 comments

A chaotic scene unfurled at the rear of the Providence Place Mall Thursday when a man was shot dead by police on the Route 95 north ramp.

Face recognition manifests early in infancy, according to U. research

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Face recognition manifests early in infancy, according to U. research

November 9, 2017 0 comments

University researchers analyzed object and facial recognition in six- and ten-month-old infants for a study published in Developmental Science.

Daniel Harp is serving as the interim conductor of the orchestra while the University waits to hear former conductor Paul Phillips’ formal decision to return to the University. He is currently conductor at Stanford.

University News

Orchestra upset by conductor turnover

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Student musicians were scrambling after the University relieved conductor Brandon Keith Brown of his orchestra duties a day before their first concert.

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Elorza enacts municipal ID program for Providence

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signed an executive order to create a municipal ID program for the city Nov. 2.

One of Hasbro’s priorities was making the toy pets look and act as realistic as possible, including tapered whiskers, purring and randomized responses to petting. The animatronics currently sell for around $100.

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University professors, Hasbro Inc. to collaborate on creating robotic pets

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Hasbro will be collaborating with the University’s Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative to advance realistic robotic pet assistants for the elderly.

UCS to reshape form for reports of discrimination, harassment

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UCS to reshape form for reports of discrimination, harassment

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students brainstormed ways to improve a University complaint form for reports of discrimination and harassment.

Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

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Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The Title IX Office released its Annual Outcome Report to the Brown community Friday, revealing an overall decline in reports to the office.

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October crimes target U. employees

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The month’s crimes targeted the University and its employees.

Simmons appointed President of Prairie View A&M University

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Simmons appointed President of Prairie View A&M University

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Ruth Simmons made history in 2001 as the first African-American president of an Ivy League university, but she isn’t done yet.

Hariette Hemmasi is one of the U. librarians involved in the negotiations, which revolve around issues of health care and promotional opportunities.

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U. librarians negotiating new contract

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Librarians in the United Service and Allied Workers of Rhode Island labor union are currently negotiating a new contract with the University.