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Watson to host Hack for Humanity

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Watson to host Hack for Humanity

February 15, 2018 0 comments

The Humanitarian Innovation Initiative, or HI2, will host its first ever Hack for Humanity, an event for students to collaborate and create new ideas and technologies that address humanitarian crises around the world.

New legislation sponsored by Rep. Joseph Solomon D-22 aims to inform youth about consent during sex education courses in secondary schools.

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Bill allows consent education in R.I. schools

February 15, 2018 0 comments

The Rhode Island House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare unanimously passed House Bill 7044, which allows consent to be included in sex education curricula in secondary schools, Wednesday night.

Entrepreneurial magazine covers new companies

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Entrepreneurial magazine covers new companies

February 11, 2018 0 comments

InnovationFWD — an online publication primarily run by undergraduates that focuses on entrepreneurial pursuits — ­­­has launched one of its six sites at the University.

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CNE-Partners merger moves forward despite University concerns

February 2, 2018 0 comments

Following nine months of discussion, Care New England and Partners HealthCare announced a definitive agreement to merge Jan 25. The agreement raises questions about the state of Rhode Island’s health care system and Brown’s relationship to it. “Right now what we’re focusing on is helping people understand the issues,” said […]

The NaloxBoxes secure the Nalo-xone drug with a velcro strap.

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Anti-overdose drug made available to bystanders

February 2, 2018 0 comments

Six months after the installation of Rhode Island’s first anti-overdose drug dispenser, around 50 additional NaloxBoxes have been installed in different municipalities and cities in the state, said Claudia Rebola, NaloxBox designer and former RISD professor.

$24.6 million Brown Office Building renovation begins

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$24.6 million Brown Office Building renovation begins

January 28, 2018 0 comments

The University will spend approximately $24.6 million on a renovation of the Brown Office Building scheduled to begin this semester.

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CAPS launches new Wellness Life Hacks workshops

January 28, 2018 0 comments

Counseling and Psychological Services will offer four new workshops through their new project, called Wellness Life Hacks this semester.

The Underground Coffee Company, located in the basement of Faunce, recently expanded its menu offerings to include Knead doughnuts. At night, the space is home to a variety of late night entertainment offerings.

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Generating a buzz, Underground Coffee Company continues to grow

November 12, 2017 0 comments

The Underground Coffee Company initially grew out of a conversation between three members of the Brown-RISD Coffee Society in 2014.

U. increases support, resources for student veterans

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U. increases support, resources for student veterans

November 12, 2017 0 comments

Every time Tristan Hood ’18 or Joel Fudge ’21 go out to eat, they make sure to find seats facing the door.

Former ambassador talks Israel, Palestine peace prospects

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Former ambassador talks Israel, Palestine peace prospects

November 12, 2017 0 comments

Former Ambassador Dennis Ross spoke about the United States’ role in the Middle East and the state of the region to a crowded Salomon Center Thursday.