Topic: professors

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.

Natasha Nguyen ‘15 MD‘19 and Associate Professor of Ecology Daniel Weinreich rehearsed their swing piece in preparation for the “Dancing With the Professors” competition to be held Friday at 7 p.m in Alumnae Hall.

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Students, professors to showcase dance skills

February 11, 2016 0 comments

Students and professors alike will dance their way into the “Dancing With the Professors” ballroom dance competition Friday at 7 p.m. in Alumnae Hall.