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Former ambassador talks Israel, Palestine peace prospects

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Former ambassador talks Israel, Palestine peace prospects

November 12, 2017 0 comments

Former Ambassador Dennis Ross spoke about the United States’ role in the Middle East and the state of the region to a crowded Salomon Center Thursday.

Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

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Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Students ringing in Halloween were hit with an unwelcome surprise on Oct. 29 and 30 — a heavy downpour and powerful gusts of wind.

Editorial: We can’t be silent about gun violence

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Editorial: We can’t be silent about gun violence

November 7, 2017 0 comments

In December 2012, President Christina Paxson P’19 decided to sponsor a series of forums on school shootings.

Nobel prize winner talks economy, common good

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Nobel prize winner talks economy, common good

October 31, 2017 0 comments

Studying economics doesn’t necessarily mean selling your soul.

University to establish new Master’s of Science in Global Public Health

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University to establish new Master’s of Science in Global Public Health

October 17, 2017 0 comments

A motion to establish a new master’s degree program in global public health was passed at a University faculty meeting Oct. 3.

Researchers find evidence of ice on Mercury

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Researchers find evidence of ice on Mercury

October 16, 2017 0 comments

The planet closest to the sun might have large areas of previously undiscovered ice on its surface.

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.

Sports

Volleyball ends losing streak with victory over Columbia

October 9, 2017 0 comments

The volleyball team fell one set to three against Cornell Friday but rallied the next day to break a four-game losing streak.

University opens new mindfulness center

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University opens new mindfulness center

October 4, 2017 0 comments

Beginning in the late 1970s, mindfulness moved from the ashram to the laboratory, where researchers began to study its effects on health.

Students living within the Department of Public Safety jurisdiction will now be able to have an officer assess the safety of their homes and provide useful information on how to make their off-campus residences more secure. Twelve students have taken part in the program so far.

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DPS offers program to assess vulnerabilities in off-campus residences

October 4, 2017 0 comments

The Department of Public Safety is offering a program to allow students living in off-campus residences to assess the security of their homes.