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Students cite challenges with RISD Wintersession, University spring term overlap

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Students cite challenges with RISD Wintersession, University spring term overlap

February 11, 2019 0 comments

While University students enrolled in Wintersession courses at the Rhode Island School of Design cited positive in-class learning experiences, some struggled with an “overlap” period — when their classes coincided with University’s spring term operations.

Secondo ’16 GS: A homecoming meditation

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Secondo ’16 GS: A homecoming meditation

January 30, 2019 0 comments

During my second semester as an undergraduate, it clicked. Brown is more than a place of learning; it is also an idea: a celebration of free inquiry and the pursuit of knowledge deployed in service of making our world a better place.

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.

Following external review, University defends tenure process

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Following external review, University defends tenure process

December 5, 2018 0 comments

Dating back to at least 1998, the New England Commission on Higher Education has criticized the University’s tenure procedures.

After working in the alumni office from 1989 to 1996,  Shaindlin returns to the University as vice president of alumni relations.

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Shaindlin ’86 appointed vice president of alumni relations

November 7, 2018 0 comments

The University named Andrew Shaindlin ’86 as the next vice president of alumni relations effective Dec. 3. In this position, Shaindlin will be responsible for managing and leading the alumni office and acting as the liaison between the University and the Brown Alumni Association.

Johnson ’20: Swipe with an open mind

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Johnson ’20: Swipe with an open mind

October 30, 2018 0 comments

As the leaves transform from green to shades of gold and red and the days get noticeably shorter, it’s evident that the seasons are changing.

Students, professors create anti-Bolsonaro petition

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Students, professors create anti-Bolsonaro petition

October 23, 2018 0 comments

A group of Brown students and faculty, along with academics and activists across the United States, have created a petition campaign opposing Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.

In addition to developing new criteria for using lumbar punctures to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, University researchers are exploring the use of eye exams for early detection.

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U. Professor integrates use of spinal taps in Alzheimer’s diagnosis

October 22, 2018 0 comments

In the battle to understand Alzheimer’s disease, advancements in the testing and development of new technologies aim to provide stronger support for treatment.

Alum’s dance classes tackle Parkinson’s

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Alum’s dance classes tackle Parkinson’s

October 9, 2018 0 comments

After Ulises Giberga ’53 began experiencing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease nearly 10 years ago, a friend recommended that he try out a nearby dance studio.

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SUGSE progresses unionization election

April 4, 2018 0 comments

Various graduate student union groups have withdrawn their petitions to unionize amid personnel changes at the National Labor Relations Board.