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Articles by Alessandra Suuberg (7)

Legal changes opening up more campus police records

April 23, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Universities are required by law to disclose a limited amount of information regarding campus crime, but public access to campus crime records could soon be expanded if students at a number of East Coast schools have their way.

Med School inches up in latest U.S. News rankings

April 15, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Alpert Medical School placed 31st for research and 23rd for primary care in U.S. News and World Report’s 2009 rankings of about 130 medical schools – improving from last year’s ranks of 34th and 27th, respectively.

Slow economy limiting R.I. jobs for grads

April 15, 2008 Comments are Disabled

A month after Brown’s class of 2008 began its final semester of study and set its sights on life after College Hill, Rhode Island’s Department of Labor and Training reported a 5.7 percent unemployment rate for the state in January – a figure that not only surpassed the national average, but is also the highest the Ocean State has seen in more than a decade.

Carcieri ’65 challenges Narragansett sovereignty

March 13, 2008 Comments are Disabled

This fall, lawyers for Gov. Donald Carcieri ’65 and the town of Charlestown, R.I. will argue a case involving American Indian land claims at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Recycling race baffling Bruno again

March 6, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Brown students have five weeks left to step up their recycling rates if they want to break a record of “middle-of-the-pack” finishes in the eighth annual RecycleMania. Until April 5, colleges across the country will compete to collect the most recyclables and produce the least amount of trash, with week-by-week results posted on RecycleMania’s Web site.

Widespread flu hits R.I., but misses Brown

February 26, 2008 Comments are Disabled

This year, Rhode Island is one of 49 states reporting widespread flu activity, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

English prof. wins poetry award

February 20, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Professor of English Michael Harper is receiving the Poetry Society of America’s Frost Medal for a lifetime of distinguished contribution to American poetry.