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On an otherwise average day in 1929, an unusual note appeared on a bulletin board in University Hall.  “On Thursday evening at 8:15 in Sayles Hall J. S. Carberry will give a lecture on Archaic Greek Architectural Revetments in Connection with Ionian Philology,” the note read. “For tickets ...

The Legend of Professor Josiah Carberry

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On an otherwise average day in 1929, an unusual note appeared on a bulletin board in University Hall.  “On Thursday evening at 8:15 in Sayles Hall J. S. Carberry will give a lecture on Archaic Greek Architectural Revetments in Connection with Ionian Philology,” the note read. “For tickets ...



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Asking students on campus what nickname they prefer for the building on Vartan Gregorian Quadrangle will yield two answers. Some — the youngsters — call it “Greg.” Their older counterparts, on the other hand, say “New Dorm.” And there’s no love lost between these two camps. “It’s Greg. ...


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The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs unveiled a new large-scale portraiture series created by Mary Beth Meehan titled “Seeing Silicon Valley” during an Oct. 14 artist talk hosted by Sarah Baldwin, Watson Institute communications specialist. The series is being sponsored by the ...


Han ’23: Why didn’t I love Squid Game?

It was a Friday night. I was in a familiar state — too tired to go out, too awake to go to sleep and far too lazy to get a head start on my readings for next week. Right then, my phone flashed with a notification from Netflix. Something called “Squid Game” had just been released.


Barnett ’24: How NFTs are democratizing the art world

Non-fungible tokens, or “NFTs,” are unique images or gifs stored on a digital ledger called a blockchain. To put it more simply, they are files combined with proof of ownership — a digital deed of sorts — and they are the hottest new thing to hit the art world.




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Afeyan and Jha discuss mRNA technology in webinar

Noubar Afeyan, co-founder and chairman of the board of Moderna and founder and CEO of Flagship Pioneering, joined Ashish Jha, dean of the University’s School of Public Health, in a virtual conversation Thursday afternoon. 



The Providence Athenaeum serves community for 200 years

Visited by the likes of Edgar Allen Poe, Sarah Helen Whitman and Ralph Waldo Emerson, the Providence Athenæum, founded in 1836, is one of just 21 member-funded libraries still open in the U.S. The Providence Library Company and original Providence Athenæum combined their collections and dissolved ...


Brown students create Pointz app for safer bike, scooter routing

Pointz, an app created and run by Brown students, aims to revolutionize biking and scooter riding in cities across the country as a “a safety-focused mapping app” which provides “bike-friendly routing” based on crowdsourced feedback on local roads and paths from other riders, according to a ...


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XC’s Griffin McCauley ’22 takes fifth at New England Championships

Cross country runner Griffin McCauley ’22 took fifth place in the New England XC Championships last Saturday in Boston. He finished the eight-kilometer race with a time of 24:57.4, narrowly beating out teammate Miles Mullins ’25, who had a time of 24:58.9. McCauley and Mullins placed fifth and sixth, ...


Football secures first win of season over Colgate

The football team (1-3) snapped its losing skid and secured its first win of the season Saturday with a resounding 31-10 victory over Colgate University (2-4) at Brown Stadium. Bruno’s offense and defense fired on all cylinders as the Bears set season-bests in passing yards, fumbles forced and yards ...


Men’s soccer falls to Princeton 3-1

The men’s soccer team (3-6, 1-1 Ivy) took its first conference loss of the season against Princeton (5-5, 2-0 Ivy) Saturday at Stevenson-Pincince Field. In the 30th minute, defender Will Crain ’22 sent a blazing cross through the box that midfielder Kojo Dadzie ’24 headed in for the early Bruno ...


Athletes, administrators discuss COVID return-to-play policy

Due to concerns about the cardiovascular health of student-athletes following COVID-19 infection, the University has implemented a seven-day reentry period for athletes, a process aimed to ease them back into high-intensity competition and ensure that they are physically ready to return.






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