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DPS annual security report shows fluctuations in crime rates

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DPS annual security report shows fluctuations in crime rates

October 12, 2017 0 comments

The Department of Public Safety released its Annual Security Report, which documents crime trends on campus for 2016, in a community-wide email Sept. 29.

The YURT is surrounded by mirrors, which reflect projections onto the screens that surround the person inside. The projections conjured could be the surface of the moon, footprints of a dinosaur of molecular structure.

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Virtual reality systems facilitate research, education

October 12, 2017 0 comments

University researchers can now walk on the surface of the moon, analyze the footprints of a dinosaur and study molecular structure.

President of the Undergraduate Council of Students Chelse-Amoy Steele ’18 announced changes to the tampon iniative started by her predecessor Viet Nguyen ’17, which the Office of the President will now fund.

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UCS holds ideation session, brainstorms plans for year

October 12, 2017 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held an ideation session in its weekly general body meeting Wednesday night.

Brown professor to track cancer cells with grant from Pew Charitable Trusts

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Brown professor to track cancer cells with grant from Pew Charitable Trusts

October 10, 2017 0 comments

The two scientists aim to develop an effective way to track the movement of cancer cells and ultimately discover how and when tumors spread.

The event, hosted by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America,  featured a panel of students, faculty and staff involved in community organizing and research projects.

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Teach-in contextualizes end of DACA

October 10, 2017 0 comments

In a discussion, a panel of students, faculty and staff highlighted the importance of leaving the “good immigrant bad, immigrant” mentality behind.

Singh awarded for paper on ethnic diversity

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Singh awarded for paper on ethnic diversity

October 10, 2017 0 comments

Prerna Singh received the 2016 Best Paper Award from the Comparative Political Studies Journal.

Director discusses Tenement Museum’s place in activism during Trump era

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Director discusses Tenement Museum’s place in activism during Trump era

October 9, 2017 0 comments

The Tenement Museum sits on Orchard Street in the Lower East Side of New York City.

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Sociology course selection sees rise in BEO offerings

October 9, 2017 0 comments

There is increasing concern among sociology concentrators that the number of sociology-specific classes offered each semester is decreasing.

Dining Services increases food prices, meal credit value

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Dining Services increases food prices, meal credit value

October 9, 2017 0 comments

This year, students handed over $3.00 for Blue Room iced coffee.

Bill restricting sex offenders in homeless shelters passes Rhode Island House, Senate

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Bill restricting sex offenders in homeless shelters passes Rhode Island House, Senate

October 5, 2017 0 comments

A bill that would cap the proportion of registered sex offenders in homeless shelter beds at 10 percent for shelters passed in the Rhode Island State House.