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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.

Arts & Culture

‘Dreamlandia’ brings bittersweet tale of war on drugs to life

October 2, 2017 0 comments

“Dreamlandia” is something of an autological title.

After defeating nationally-ranked Tulsa away from home, the Bears endured a more modest result in a testy affair between in-state rivals. The teams had to be separated at midfield in the second half after some physical play.

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Men’s soccer battles URI to scoreless draw in fractious contest

September 24, 2017 0 comments

Brown (4-1-1) returned home to write the next chapter of their intrastate rivalry with the University of Rhode Island Saturday.

Letter: Response to ‘Brown Promise’ initiative

September 22, 2017 0 comments

I am writing to comment on Wednesday’s article on the “Brown Promise” initiative.

Renshaw ’20: End legacy admissions at Brown

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Renshaw ’20: End legacy admissions at Brown

September 17, 2017 0 comments

Though both my parents pursued degrees in higher education, my dad was the one who went to college in America.