Topic: Campus planning

Friedmans donate $24 million to renovate, rename Wilson Hall

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Friedmans donate $24 million to renovate, rename Wilson Hall

April 4, 2017 0 comments

A $24 million grant will fund the upcoming renovation of Wilson Hall, which will be renamed Friedman Hall in recognition of its donor.

Brown’s presence downtown — anchored around spaces like the Alpert Medical School — will grow under the University’s strategic plan.

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Investing in city, U. to expand downtown

November 6, 2013 2 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

Stakeholders hope to see the area revamped, but concern about campus unity remains.

“In a way, there’s still a lot of space between the two campuses,” said JoVaun Holmes ’17. “I’ve met a lot of other (first-years) in Keeney (Quadrangle) but I don’t see them that often. It’s close but still far.”

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Campus renovations progress, further work ahead

September 19, 2013 0 comments

An overhaul to the Sharpe Refectory may be part of a second phase of campus-wide facilities facelifts.

U. plans potential Dynamo House renovation

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U. plans potential Dynamo House renovation

July 10, 2013 1 comment

A proposed partnership with URI, RIC and a private developer would retool the vacant building.

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Forum opens campus discussion on redevelopment

March 21, 2013 0 comments

Growth in the Jewelry District must account for varied student academic interests, the planning VP said.

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At open forum, students discuss 250th anniversary

March 15, 2013 0 comments

Eight students talked strategic planning and U. governance at a forum with the planning VP.

Under the recommendations, group study rooms could be built on the 14th floor of the Sciences Library.

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Sciences Library could receive interior makeover

March 12, 2013 4 comments

The top four floors could house a social sciences and a center for media production.

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Campus planning may include concert venue

March 11, 2013 9 comments

Students and faculty members of the music department expressed the need for a large space.

A number of initiatives, including the creation of a new public plaza (top) from a parking lot (bottom) are underway to transform the Jewelry District.


New public plaza to liven U.’s presence downtown

April 13, 2011 0 comments

By now it’s obvious — the University is proudly “Building Brown.” But what is less obvious is the University’s rapid development on the other side of the river, away from the daily lives of students.

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Jewelry District plans clear bureaucratic hurdle

December 1, 2009 0 comments

The City Plan Commission unanimously approved an amendment to the University’s 2006 Institutional Master Plan Tuesday night, clearing the first of two bureaucratic hurdles before renovations can begin on a new medical school building in the Jewelry District.