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Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

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Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

April 25, 2019 0 comments

An ordinance being considered by the City of Providence could make big house parties a thing of the past on College Hill. 

While at the University, Meir studied biology, took flight lessons and played in the pit for theater performances.  She cited Professor of Biology Kenneth Miller as an early influence in her scientific career.

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Astronaut Jessica Meir ’99 scheduled for first space voyage

April 25, 2019 0 comments

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir ’99 will blast through Earth’s atmosphere Sept. 25 in her first ever space flight, propelling into six months of orbit on the International Space Station.

Climate change disproportionately affects low-income communities in Providence

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Climate change disproportionately affects low-income communities in Providence

April 25, 2019 0 comments

As climate change contributes to a warming Providence, symptoms of already present urban inequality in Providence may worsen as a result.

If the Department of Education moves forward with the redesign, its undergraduate concentration would eliminate the current two-track system.

University News

Education department plans redesign

April 24, 2019 0 comments

The University’s Department of Education discussed its plans to implement widespread curricular changes across all of its undergraduate and graduate programs Monday in a forum with students.

Krasinski, Burns, to earn honorary degrees

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Krasinski, Burns, to earn honorary degrees

April 24, 2019 0 comments

At Commencement on May 26, President Paxson P’19 will confer honorary doctorates on seven individuals distinguished in their fields.

Students advocate for need-blind international admissions

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Students advocate for need-blind international admissions

April 24, 2019 0 comments

Amid national attention to the fairness of the college admission process, calls have also increased to make the University more accessible for everyone — including all international students.

State high school students push for suicide prevention bill

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State high school students push for suicide prevention bill

April 24, 2019 0 comments

On an August night in 2018 in Portsmouth, RI, seven high school sophomores were playing video games and eating whipped cream in their friend’s basement, discussing how to write their suicide prevention proposals into law. 

267 Thayer previously hosted Thayer Street Deli, UMelt and a pop-up sandwich shop. The new Caliente Grill will be the restaurant’s second location in the state, with the first in Kingston near the University of Rhode Island.

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Caliente Mexican Grill to replace Thayer Street Deli

April 24, 2019 0 comments

Caliente Mexican Grill is set to open by the end of April as the most recent addition to Thayer Street’s restaurants.

Representative Tulsi Gabbard discussed the cost of war during her talk Monday evening. The event was part of the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy Watson Distinguished Speaker Series.

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Representative Gabbard talks presidential campaign, focus on cost of war

April 23, 2019 0 comments

Monday evening, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-HI, named the cost of war as the focus of her bid for the White House in 2020. Gabbard told the audience at an event hosted by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs that as president…

Expenses, stereotypes complicate international student life

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Expenses, stereotypes complicate international student life

April 23, 2019 0 comments

For some students, coming to the University means traveling a few hours away from family to receive an Ivy League education. For others, choosing Brown means living a hemisphere away from home in a foreign and challenging environment.