Topic: Professor

Kenneth Miller ’70 dissects free will in new book

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Kenneth Miller ’70 dissects free will in new book

April 20, 2018 0 comments

What began as a debate in 1981 between Professor of Biology Kenneth Miller ’70 and scientific creationist Henry Morris has evolved into the publication of a biology textbook, involvement in court cases and the publication of books “The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will.”

Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics Jerrold Rosenberg was paid to encourage health care providers to prescribe Subsys, a highly addictive opioid, at his private practice despite known risks.

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Former professor sentenced to 51 months

March 14, 2018 0 comments

Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics Jerrold Rosenberg was sentenced to 51 months in prison Friday for health care fraud and for receiving kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics in return for prescribing Subsys — a highly addictive opioid — to his patients.

Math professor wins Sloan Research Fellowship

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Math professor wins Sloan Research Fellowship

February 27, 2018 0 comments

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Melody Chan won a Sloan Research Fellowship, an award that recognizes 126 promising young scientific researchers from the United States and Canada.

Russo-Rodriguez (center) was granted a Student and Employee Accessibility Services award in May 2017 alongside Daniel Crowell ’17 (right) and Sarah Libfrained '17 (left).

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Sandra Russo-Rodriguez passes away

February 20, 2018 0 comments

Sandra Russo-Rodriguez, senior lecturer in the department of chemistry, passed away last Saturday, according to a University press release.

The first to attend college in her immediate family, Diane Lipscombe  will succeed Richard Huganir as president of the Society for Neuroscience.

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Diane Lipscombe to serve as president of Society of Neuroscience

February 13, 2018 0 comments

Diane Lipscombe, director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science and professor of neuroscience, will begin her term as president of the Society for Neuroscience in November 2018.