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A student tests out a protoype developed during the third annual Hack@Brown event. The event aimed to foster innovation and entrepreneurship.

Students, mentors gather for coding weekend

February 8, 2016 0 comments

Over 450 students from across the world filed into Sayles Hall Saturday, awaiting the opening ceremony of the third annual Hack@Brown.

Samuel Mencoff  ‘78, chancellor-elect, Theresia Gouw ’90, treasurer-elect, and Alison Ressler ’80, vice chancellor-elect, were elected to new leadership positions on the Corporation Saturday.

Corporation authorizes 4.1 percent tuition hike

February 8, 2016 0 comments

The University has already raised over $1 billion of the $3 billion it hopes to secure in the BrownTogether capital campaign.

Author Lawrence Ross discussed the mobilizing influence that the Black Lives Matter movement has had on campus activists across the country.

‘Blackballed’ talk confronts campus racism

February 8, 2016 0 comments

“Racism equals a societal cancer,” said author Lawrence Ross as he opened his lecture, “Blackballed: The Politics of Race on America’s Campuses,” Saturday.

Dara Wais ’18, a late recruit to the women’s hockey team, skates up ice. Though Wais was not recruited at the same time as most of her teammates, she was warmly received by the other hockey players.

Sports

Athletes walk onto College Hill

February 5, 2016 0 comments

Two days ago, high school athletes around the world fulfilled their dreams of signing to competitive colleges. It was National Signing Day.

Internship search difficult for international students

Internship search difficult for international students

February 5, 2016 0 comments

Many students have embarked on the summer internship hunt — an endeavor that some international students might find “tricky,” said Sujay Natson ’16.

Senior fellow critiques American policy

February 5, 2016 0 comments

Chas Freeman Jr., a long-time bureaucrat and senior fellow at the Watson Institute, presented his opinions on the fall of American superiority.

SciLi Friedman Center to get new restrooms

February 4, 2016 0 comments

The bathrooms in the basement of the Friedman Study Center in the Sciences Library are in the midst of a major upgrade.

ResLife to renovate Perkins, Barbour

February 4, 2016 0 comments

The Office of Residential Life is allocating $5 million for the renovations of Perkins Hall, Barbour Hall and Barbour Hall Apartments this summer.

Bill Reynolds ’68 speaks on his novel, “Hope: a School, a Team, a Dream” at the Brown Bookstore. He urged audience members to acknowledge the struggles of “the kids the country does not have the answer for.”

Reynolds ’68 discusses ‘Hope: a School, a Team, a Dream’

February 3, 2016 0 comments

Providence Journal sports columnist Bill Reynolds ’68 was featured at the Brown Bookstore Tuesday to showcase his novel.

Fall Weekend renamed Indigenous People’s Day

Fall Weekend renamed Indigenous People’s Day

February 3, 2016 0 comments

Faculty members voted Tuesday at the monthly faculty meeting to officially change the name of Fall Weekend to Indigenous People’s Day.