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Addressing unrest in the Middle East, Israeli journalist and author Ari Shavit argued for demilitarizing Gaza and for Israeli-Palestinian cooperation on reducing violence. “I am an optimist and believe that peace will come soon,” Shavit said, adding that it is important for Israel to partner with “stabilizing forces” to defeat the security threat from the Islamic State.

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Israeli author defends Zionism, discusses security challenges

November 6, 2014 22 comments

Ari Shavit, senior correspondent for the liberal Israeli newspaper Haaretz, spoke Wednesday night about Israel’s past, present and future.

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CareerLAB sees rise in undergrad job postings

October 28, 2014 0 comments

As a recent national study predicts job opportunities for the class of 2015 will increase, CareerLAB sees signs of a strong hiring cycle for Brown seniors.

The inaugural class of recipients of the Public Humanities Fellowship includes four professors and two Providence community members. The fellowship includes a $1,500 research fund.

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Fellowship applies humanist perspective to social, cultural issues

October 21, 2014 1 comment

Four professors and two Providence community members will receive the Public Humanities Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year


Hops farm transforms into R.I.’s first farm brewery

October 9, 2014 1 comment

Maple, pumpkins and Christmas trees are all products that husband and wife Matt and Kara Richardson use as ingredients in their new handcrafted beers.

Marques Love ’17 said he found the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America’s new “Racial Microaggressions and Microaffirmations” exhibition eye-opening because “any of the faces could have been me.”

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Exhibit spotlights micro-interactions

October 3, 2014 10 comments

The exhibition “Racial Microaggressions and Microaffirmations” opened Thursday at the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America.

The seventh annual A Better World by Design conference proposed technology- and design-related solutions to real-world problems, such as revitalizing public spaces and the significance of American-made products.

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ABWxD inspires change by innovation

September 22, 2014 0 comments

Colorful balloons dotted campus this weekend, guiding participants in the seventh annual A Better World by Design.

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U. plans partnership with Naval War College

September 17, 2014 1 comment

President Christina Paxson and former President of the Naval War College Walter Carter Jr. signed an agreement to collaborate on research and teaching.

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JCB Library opens new exhibit on higher ed

September 9, 2014 0 comments

Aging pages from institutions around the globe draw visitors to the JCB’s exhibit, “Off to College: Higher Education in the Americas, 1551-1825.”

Sitting on the corner of Prospect and Angell streets, the Corliss-Brackett House was constructed in 1882 by George Henry Corliss, who is known for his invention of a more efficient steam engine.


Corliss-Brackett House has rich history, unexplained secrets

April 23, 2014 0 comments

Functioning over the years as a home, a movie set, the Admission Office and now the Department of Philosophy, the Corliss-Brackett House has seen it all.


Motor City Exchange invests in Detroit’s revitalization

April 3, 2014 0 comments

While most Brown students scramble to find summer internships, a few are venturing to a city where job prospects seem slim: Detroit.

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