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The symposium, organized by the Southeast Asian Studies Initiative, discussed  the current state of Southeast Asian representation within academia.  The event was organized in collaboration with the Brown University Singaporean Society, Vietnamese Students Association and Filipino Alliance.

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Panels talk Southeast Asian representation in academia

November 11, 2018 0 comments

“Our community is being marginalized,” said Phitsamay Sychitkokhong Uy, co-director of the center for Asian American Studies at University of Massachusetts-Lowell, during her keynote address on the experiences of Southeast Asian immigrants and refugees in the United States.

Professor W. Brad Wilcox (left), Ethan Shire ’19 (middle) and Professor Glenn Loury (right) discussed the impact of marriage on adults, children and society as a whole through a sociological and economic lens.

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Watson panel extols virtues of marriage

November 9, 2018 0 comments

Professor of Economics Glenn Loury and Professor W. Brad Wilcox, a sociology professor at the University of Virginia, engaged in a discussion titled “Perspectives on Family Structure, Marriage, and Inequality” last night.

Petey Greene curates prison reform discussion

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Petey Greene curates prison reform discussion

October 19, 2018 0 comments

A roar of applause erupted in Kassar Auditorium in response to panelist Andres Idarraga’s ’08 comment that Brown must “get its act together” in providing education to Rhode Island prisoners.

The first Gigs on the Grass took place in 2016 and was held on Pembroke Field. This year, the music festival will  gather students on the Main Green for a day-long event which will also feature food trucks and art.

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Gigs on the Grass to take on Main Green Saturday

October 11, 2018 0 comments

This Saturday, the Main Green will once again become music festival stomping grounds­­ — this year’s edition of Gigs on the Grass will be taking place on the campus’ largest quad. The third annual day-long festival celebrates student performances from a wide range of musical styles, complemented by food trucks and art. Gigs on the Grass is presented by the Brown University Class Coordinating Board and the Brown Concert Agency.

Third parties who use University facilities for events must sign a contract with University Event and Conference Services, secure liability insurance and comply with other University policies.

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University clarifies policy on third-party events

October 9, 2018 0 comments

The University publicly announced its new policy for third-party use of campus space in a community-wide email sent last Wednesday.

Chris Hayes ’01 encouraged his audience and readers of his book, “A Colony in a Nation,” to vote in elections for officials of the criminal justice system, as these elections often have low turnout.

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Hayes ’01 talks mass incarceration, policing

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Chris Hayes ’01, author and host of the MSNBC show “All In with Chris Hayes,” came back to his old stomping ground this weekend to talk about his new book and the current state of American politics.

In the past, B-Lab program has largely taken place in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts. If the Nelson Center’s new space at 249 Thayer St. is ready by next summer, the program will switch locations accordingly.

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B-Lab encourages, facilitates student entrepreneurship

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Students and recent graduates looking to address problems — from simplifying the process of applying for citizenship to improving the modern sticky bra — found homes for their entrepreneurial ventures in the University’s Breakthrough Lab this summer.

Anuj Amin, a student at the University of Pennsylvania, created the symposium after finding it difficult to network with his undergraduate research peers. The symposium will host keynote speakers, career fairs and workshops for all attendees. The conference will take place at Penn  Nov. 10 to Nov. 12, bringing together about 200 students.

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Ivy League Undergraduate Research Symposium to meet in November

October 26, 2017 0 comments

The inaugural Ivy League Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place at Penn Nov. 10 to Nov. 12.

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.

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Lecture explores healing power of music, medicine

February 12, 2015 0 comments

In the arts, we are all learners,” said Lisa Wong, author of “Scales to Scalpels: Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine.”