Topic: event

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Alok Vaid-Menon delivers intimate performance

February 12, 2018 0 comments

The LGBTQ Center brought poet and performance artist Alok Vaid-Menon to Rites and Reasons Theatre last Friday for an event in the Queer Legacy Series.

Panelists stressed the importance of decreasing the accessibility of opioids and destigmatizing addiction at the Medical School Thursday night.

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University researchers discuss opioid crisis

February 9, 2018 0 comments

The Brown Medical Association held a panel to discuss how to better train doctors and medical professionals to prevent opioid addiction and treat those suffering from the epidemic Thursday night at the Alpert Medical School. 

Panel talks Asian, Asian American identity

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Panel talks Asian, Asian American identity

November 28, 2017 0 comments

Panelists discussed the implications of the invisibility of Asian and Asian American men for mental health and well-being at an event Tuesday.

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StorySlam features seven diverse, captivating tales

November 27, 2017 0 comments

When Emerson Wells ’18 picked a turtle off the street one Fourth of July weekend several summers ago, he knew little of the turtle’s true potential.

Robot are becoming more like humans, raising many ethical, scientific and philosophical questions. The panelists discussed whether the line between humans and robots could ever disappear.

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Roboticists of differing faiths discuss future of artificial intelligence

November 1, 2017 0 comments

As the sophistication of artificial intelligence continues to increase and AI moves further from science fiction, a philosophical question arises.

Panelists discuss working with sound

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Panelists discuss working with sound

October 24, 2017 0 comments

“I had a bad experience (that is) haunting me,” said Torey Malatia in his opening remarks Monday, Oct. 23.

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 1 comment

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 21 comments

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