Topic: Refugees

Dima Amso, associate professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences, studies the effects of reading on mental health in children living in middle- and low-income countries.

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University professor studies child development in Jordan

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Three weeks ago, Dima Amso, associate professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences and principle investigator in the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab took her second trip to Jordan to discuss the data her lab analyzed from the nonprofit organization We Love Reading.

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Professor provides health care to displaced Rohingya refugees

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Every day, Ruhul Abid checks the height, weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and hemoglobin levels of around 300 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

Med School programs provide assistance for refugees

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Med School programs provide assistance for refugees

March 7, 2017 0 comments

The Alpert Medical School community is taking steps to provide resources and care for refugee children in Rhode Island.

Watson, Dorcas partner for community drive

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Watson, Dorcas partner for community drive

February 24, 2017 0 comments

The Watson Institute partnered with Dorcas to support refugees and immigrants in Rhode Island through a film screen and community drive.

Immigration ban disrupts services for RI refugees

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Immigration ban disrupts services for RI refugees

February 6, 2017 0 comments

One hundred refugees were expected to arrive in Rhode Island by this October, prior to President Donald Trump’s executive order, said Jessica Berry

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Committee attempts to find home for Syrian scholars

March 25, 2016 0 comments

The Brown University Response Committee to Host Displaced Scholars and Students has brought a student and a scholar displaced by the crisis in Syria.

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Editorial: Supporting displaced scholars

March 14, 2016 0 comments

In February of this year, Brown accepted a scholar who had been displaced by the Syrian Civil War.

Students, community members protest anti-refugee efforts

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Students, community members protest anti-refugee efforts

February 24, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Syrians in Providence

Students and community members gathered at the State House Monday to protest the non-profit organization Americans for Peace and Tolerance.