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President Paxson Q&A Part Two: Discussing financial, operational costs of divestment

President Paxson Q&A Part Two: Discussing financial, operational costs of divestment

April 15, 2019 0 comments

This is the second half of a question-and-answer session conducted with President Christina Paxson P’19 following the divestment referendum.

Philosopher Martha Nussbaum considered animal ethics within the framework of the moral theory of human capability Tuesday.

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Renowned philosopher Martha Nussbaum addresses animal ethics

April 10, 2019 0 comments

Can academic philosophers work side by side with policymakers? Martha Nussbaum, a former Brown professor and the current Ernst Freund Distinguished Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, not only knows they can but believes that such a collaboration creates opportunities for progress in many areas.

Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Santa Cruz Lisa Rofel ’75 delivered the fourth lecture of the East Asian Colloquium series in the Joukowsky Forum Thursday.

Alum talks Chinese-Italian fashion industry

April 5, 2019 0 comments

For the modern woman, silk garments are a rarity. “How many of you (women) have any silk clothing?” A smattering of hands responded. “One … two …three … four … not bad!”

Metro Roundup, Feb. 26

Metro Roundup, Feb. 26

February 26, 2019 0 comments

Providence-Warwick has highest per capita donut ratio in the nation The Providence-Warwick metro area has the highest doughnut per capita ratio of any metro area in the United States, according to a new ranking from BestPlaces. With 23.25 shops per 100,000 people, Providence-Warwick was closely followed by Worcester and the […]

Zach Hunsaker became a team captain as a sophomore, “which is actually unheard of,” said friend and teammate Travis Fuller ’19.

Basketball star shares unique path to Brown

February 22, 2019 0 comments

It took approximately five seconds, 15 steps and one perfectly timed floater for Zach Hunsaker ’20 to become something of a celebrity on College Hill.

Panelists discuss importance of social activism

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Panelists discuss importance of social activism

February 22, 2019 0 comments

“I think we need to hate injustice and love people,” said activist Heather Booth in an intergenerational conversation about the past, present and future of community-level social activism Thursday night.

Fundraising for the BrownTogether campaign has allowed for the renovation of athletic facilities and recruitment of sports coaches.

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Athletics exceeds fundraising milestone

February 15, 2019 0 comments

The BrownTogether campaign recently eclipsed $100 million raised for the University’s athletic department.

The University’s affiliated residency program for emergency medicine has been accused of violating the Animal Welfare Act. The University has denied any violations of federal regulations.

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University affiliated residency program accused of violating federal act

February 1, 2019 0 comments

An advocacy group has accused the University of violating federal regulations by using live pigs in its affiliated residency program for emergency medicine, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

UCS discusses updates to bias reporting system

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UCS discusses updates to bias reporting system

January 31, 2019 0 comments

During its first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates from Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity Shontay Delalue about a new bias incident reporting system her office hopes to launch by mid-February. Delalue explained the purpose and goals of the […]

South Street Landing, a historical preservation project that was formerly a coal-fired factory, is now a University workspace.

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Move to South Street Landing improves staff experience

January 30, 2019 0 comments

South Street Landing, once a coal-fired factory in the Jewelry District, has transformed into an expansive workspace for the University.