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In his lecture, “Make America Fair Again,” Douglas Elmendorf addresses the large gap betweem low-, middle-, and high-income individuals. He discussed six ways the issue should be addressed in order to solve it.

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Dean of Harvard Kennedy School discusses economic inequality

October 12, 2017 0 comments

Douglas Elmendorf, dean of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, discussed economic inequality in a lecture titled  “Make America Fair Again.”

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‘Gigs on the Grass’ promotes homegrown student music

October 10, 2017 0 comments

Droves of students convened on Wriston Quadrangle for Saturday’s “Gigs on the Grass” music festival.

The Doors Open Rhode Island Festival allowed the public to visit and tour historic museums, cathedrals, theaters and studios around Providence for free, including those on the campuses of Brown and RISD.

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Festival-goers tour historical sites around Providence

September 24, 2017 0 comments

As they walked into the hidden church dome, the visitors could spot some of the names inscribed on the wall, some dating back to the early 18th century.

Israeli historian talks Palestinian refugee crisis

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Israeli historian talks Palestinian refugee crisis

April 19, 2017 0 comments

Israeli historian Benny Morris addressed a packed room at the Joukowsky Forum Wednesday as part of the new Israel-Palestine Distinguished Lecture Series.

University professor, Providence councilwoman discuss female activism

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University professor, Providence councilwoman discuss female activism

March 15, 2017 0 comments

Matos and Francoise Hamlin talked about their perspectives on women taking political action at an event.

Todd Stern discusses future of climate, energy policy

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Todd Stern discusses future of climate, energy policy

March 8, 2017 0 comments

“Don’t give up and don’t be resigned” in the fight against climate change, said Todd Stern, former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change.

Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

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Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

March 5, 2017 0 comments

College and high school students, general data enthusiasts and hackers came together to learn and work overnight in the University’s 2017 Datathon.

Political science professors contextualize global populism

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Political science professors contextualize global populism

March 1, 2017 0 comments

The University cannot stop talking about President Trump.

Angela Davis discusses importance of activism

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Angela Davis discusses importance of activism

February 11, 2017 0 comments

Davis shed brilliance on topics ranging from Black Lives Matter to the Electoral College, relating it all to the turbulent politics of the past months.