Topic: professors

Dean of the College Maud Mandel has been a part of the University since 1997. She will step down to become the 18th President of Williams College.

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Dean of College to serve as president of Williams

March 23, 2018 0 comments

Dean of the College Maud Mandel will step down as dean and serve as the 18th president of Williams College starting July 1, according to a March 13 University press release.

Soon to take on her role as president of the American Mathematical Society, Vice President of Research and Professor of Mathematics Jill Pipher served as president of the Association for Women in Mathematics.

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Jill Pipher elected AMS president Feb. 1

February 6, 2018 0 comments

Jill Pipher, vice president for research and professor of mathematics, became president-elect of the American Mathematical Society Feb. 1 — a position which she will hold until she becomes officially president next February.

University hires adjunct, visiting faculty for specialty, need

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University hires adjunct, visiting faculty for specialty, need

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Two-thirds of faculty at U.S. colleges are not tenured or tenure-track.

Faculty member disproves established math conjecture

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Faculty member disproves established math conjecture

April 3, 2017 0 comments

Caroline Klivans, senior lecturer in applied mathematics and computer science, achieved every student’s dream and proved her former advisor wrong.

Co-founder of CS department reflects on 50-year career

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Co-founder of CS department reflects on 50-year career

February 27, 2017 0 comments

John Savage has advised the Obama administration on cybersecurity and co-founded the computer science department at Brown.

Course content impacted by political climate

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Course content impacted by political climate

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Professors have found themselves adjusting to the recent actions of President Trump, redoing courses and syllabuses to acknowledge the political tumult.

Michael McKeown, a professor of medical science, was admired by colleagues for his passion, sense of humor and commitment to the sciences.

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McKeown remembered for scholarly acumen, K-12 STEM advocacy

February 1, 2017 0 comments

After Michael McKeown died Dec. 21, many colleagues reflected on McKeown’s passion for both scholarly pursuits and advocacy that permeated his life’s work.

Online watchlist targets Brown prof. for defense of safe spaces

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Online watchlist targets Brown prof. for defense of safe spaces

January 25, 2017 0 comments

As colleges grapple with free expression, one organization has begun compiling a controversial watchlist of professors it considers a threat to free speech.

Professor Wang Lu honored by WQXR Radio

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Professor Wang Lu honored by WQXR Radio

January 25, 2017 0 comments

When music touches on the real-world implications of cultural heritage, the environment and popular culture, people are sure to notice.

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Tenure process varies among departments

April 12, 2016 0 comments

Complicated, controversial and misunderstood are words that could be used to describe a number of topics in higher education.