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Dean T. remembered for 40 years of commitment to Brown

November 24, 2014 1 comment

About 100 Brown community members gathered Friday to commemorate the life of Marjorie Thompson ’74 PhD’79 P’02 P’07 P’09 P’12 P’14 P’16.

Unsealed documents shed light on assault case

November 24, 2014 2 comments

Documents unsealed last week reveal new details about a case between a PC student and the two Brown undergrads that she alleges sexually assaulted her.

David Adler ’14, Abi Kulshreshtha ’15 and Kate Nussenbaum ’15 were announced this weekend as Rhodes Scholarship recipients. All three displayed strong commitments to research and extracurricular involvement.

Three from Brown win Rhodes Scholarships

November 24, 2014 0 comments

Two undergraduates and one recent alum were awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships Saturday.

New contemplative studies degree blurs science-humanities line

November 24, 2014 1 comment

“Contemplative studies satisfies an urge that everyone has — to investigate what it means to be experiencing, to be alive,” said Henry Langton ’16.

David Greer, a former dean of medicine at Alpert Medical School who founded an organization to fight for a nuclear-free world, died Nov. 18.

Former Dean of Medicine, Nobel Laureate David Greer dies

November 24, 2014 0 comments

David Greer, former dean of medicine at Alpert Medical School who co-founded an anti-nuclear organization that received the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.

A broken sprinkler on the fourth floor of Chapin House caused two to three inches of flooding and temporarily displaced 28 students.

Broken sprinkler floods Chapin

November 24, 2014 0 comments

A sprinkler head that was broken on the fourth floor of Chapin House Saturday night resulted in some flooding and subsequent water damage.

Tara Torabi ’15 pursued the Mitchell over other scholarships due to its emphasis on studying Irish culture and its focus on community service.

Torabi ’15 wins one of 12 Mitchell Scholarships

November 24, 2014 0 comments

Tara Torabi ’15 was named one of 12 recipients nationwide of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.

U. announces new vice provost for the arts

November 22, 2014 2 comments

Michael Steinberg will become the University’s first vice provost for the arts starting Jan. 1, Provost Vicki Colvin announced Friday.

U. financial aid squeezes middle-class families

November 21, 2014 3 comments

When Amanda Ruggieri ’16 graduates from Brown, she estimates that she will owe between $40,000 and $50,000 in debt.

Judge unseals PC sexual assault case records

November 21, 2014 0 comments

Police documents that were part of an investigation of two Brown undergraduates who allegedly sexually assaulted a PC student were released Tuesday.