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Rhode Island’s two largest health care systems Lifespan and Care New England saw their Hospital Conversions Act application deemed complete and accepted for review by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha and Director of Rhode Island Department of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, according ...

Lifespan, Care New England merger application deemed complete

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Rhode Island’s two largest health care systems Lifespan and Care New England saw their Hospital Conversions Act application deemed complete and accepted for review by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha and Director of Rhode Island Department of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, according ...



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The Black Star Journal, Brown’s newest publication, aims to connect Black voices and highlight the joys of being a Black student at Brown. We spoke to Senior Staff Writer Kaitlyn Torres ’24 about the Journal and the students behind it.


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At that point already a grandfather, Steiner took one or two classes a semester until he accrued the over 20 required credits necessary for graduate school, and then decided to pursue a Ph.D. in physics. This September, after a roughly 20 year journey toward his most recent degree, Steiner successfully ...


Bahl ’24: Big data isn’t always better

From popular Reddit threads to the discussions that happen in my own computer science classes, “big data”  — the usage of large-scale datasets to extract patterns — has become one of the hottest buzzwords in tech. Big data holds incredible potential, enabling insights of unprecedented ...




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Students reflect on Brown’s pre-med pathway

With the dream of ultimately enrolling in medical school at stake, many pre-med students navigate a uniquely stressful undergraduate experience as they fulfill medical school course prerequisites and participate in extracurricular activities that can demonstrate a passion for medicine. 


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Brown partnership with HBCU Libraries awarded $100K

The University Library’s partnership with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Library Alliance was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to establish the program “Stronger Together, Leading Through Community.” The initiative will prepare ...


Student group advocates for menstrual justice in RI

Student-run organization Period Equity at Brown is working to increase access to menstrual products on campus and across the state by holding period product drives and advocating for legislative change. Currently, the organization is hosting an on-campus drive to collect pads and tampons to distribute ...



U. moves away from Piazza

Piazza, an online discussion platform that allows students to ask questions about class material, was a popular service at Brown used in numerous classes, particularly in STEM courses, up until recently. But in April, the Digital Learning and Design office told professors that the University would ...


After 10 years, I-195 commission still has projects in the works

In 2011, the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission was created to develop dozens of acres of land that were previously occupied by Interstate 195 in Providence’s Jewelry District and Fox Point neighborhoods. Ten years later, the commission has already completed several developments.


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Women’s hockey drops weekend games to Clarkson, St. Lawrence

The women’s hockey team (1-8-2, 1-6-1 Eastern College Athletic Conference) traveled to New York for a Friday night game against Clarkson University (12-2-2, 5-1-0 ECAC), where they fell 5-1 against their ECAC rivals. The Bears then lost 2-1 the following afternoon in another conference matchup ...


Football falls to 52-31 to Dartmouth in final game of season

The football team (2-8, 1-6 Ivy) lost its final game of the season to Dartmouth (9-1, 6-1 Ivy) in a 52-31 shootout at home. Bruno’s 31 points were the most the Big Green had allowed this season. With the victory, Dartmouth claimed a share of the Ivy League title, tying Princeton for the best record ...






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