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Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence and Professor of Economics Emily Oster increases the accessibility of her data-driven advice on pregnancy and parenting through personal experiences.

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Professor beloved for parenting advice reflects on career

November 8, 2019 0 comments

During the uniquely anxious months of pregnancy and early years of parenthood, many turn to Professor of Economics Emily Oster’s data-based books.

Anne (left) and Mariusz (right) Masnyk run the Subway on Waterman Street. The couple enjoys working together in the shop, which serves much of the Brown community.

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Couple turns Subway into family operation

October 31, 2019 0 comments

The Subway tucked on Waterman behind the Sciences Library is more than just one of the franchise’s many quick stops. It’s a local, family-run business and an opportunity for its owners, Anne and Mariusz Masnyk, to connect with each other.

Gail McCarthy has a wide fan base among students, who know her for her kindness while swiping their ID cards in dining halls on campus.

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Beloved cashier reflects on 17 years at University

October 7, 2019 0 comments

More than Sunday brunches in the Sharpe Refectory or the aroma of muffins in the Blue Room, Brown students love their dining experiences because of Gail McCarthy.

Marin Hinkle ’88 plays the role of Rose Weissman, the mother of Miriam “Midge” Maisel who is played by Rachel Brosnahan.

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Marin Hinkle ’88 finds courage in season two of ‘Mrs. Maisel’

September 20, 2019 0 comments

“I’m going to Paris.” Rose Weissman, mother of housewife turned stand-up comedian Miriam “Midge” Maisel, declares her intention to move to the City of Light in the first episode of the second season of Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” 

Rhode Island state representatives discuss East Side, College Hill

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Rhode Island state representatives discuss East Side, College Hill

February 15, 2019 0 comments

State Representative Edith Ajello (D-Providence) and State Senator Gayle Goldin (D-Providence) have both called the East Side home for at least 20 years. The two state legislators — College Hill’s representatives — were re-elected to their respective positions November 2018.

Under Ziya Gokaslan’s P’18 tenure as chief of neurosurgery at the Med School, the department has expanded its number of labs and residency program.

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Gokaslan P’18 reflects on path to chief of neurosurgery

November 25, 2018 0 comments

Ziya Gokaslan P’18 can trace his desire to be a doctor back to his childhood. His father was a surgeon, and his older brother is now an oncologist.

“Greedy Gari” is available at the Brown bookstore. It is published in two languages — English and Shona, an indigenous language of Zimbabwe.

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Alum releases children’s book

October 1, 2018 0 comments

Improving childhood literacy rates is a daunting task, but recent Brown alum and entrepreneur Gwendolene Mugodi ’18 has already taken steps to address this problem in her first children’s book, “Greedy Gari.”

Dining Services employee reflects on 13 years at University

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Dining Services employee reflects on 13 years at University

October 5, 2017 0 comments

The drip of the coffee machine and grumbles from the kitchen complement the pitch of CNN’s Chris Cuomo.

Former trapeze artist joins U. through RUE program

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Former trapeze artist joins U. through RUE program

February 15, 2017 0 comments

At just 27 years old, Akaela “Kaely” Michels-Gualtieri ’20 has volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician aboard ambulances in various cities.