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Articles by Alison Silver (37)

The sculpture will depict a Kodiak bear, similar to the stuffed bear in Meehan. “That is the bear that represents Brown,” Conklin said.


U. to erect new statue by Fitness Center

April 25, 2013 2 comments

Brown will greet the 14-foot bronze Kodiak bear statue in October.

University News

Exclusive: Q&A with Director Jeff Zimbalist ’00

April 8, 2013 1 comment

Zimbalist reflected on the challenges and rewards of making films in developing countries.

University News

Director depicts social change

April 8, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Jeff Zimbalist ’00 looks to connect people to their ‘cultural counterparts’ through film.

University News

Lawsuit to seek details of alum death

March 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The investigation surrounding the death of Ryan Sims ’11 on an NYC train track is ongoing.

In addition to serving as an architectural landmark and open study space, the library houses an entertainment venue for use when the library is closed and a dorm for RISD students that spans nine of its 11 floors.


RISD library fuses modern style with old architecture

February 12, 2013 4 comments

The Fleet Library, recognized as an architectural gem, ranks 50th on a top library list.

University News

Surging int’l enrollments increase revenues for R.I. schools

December 6, 2012 Comments are Disabled

In the 2011-12 academic year, international students and their families accounted for $191.2 million of Rhode Island’s economy.

University News

Students abroad in unstable nations receive U. support

November 28, 2012 2 comments

Following a spate of violence in the Gaza strip and other regions across Israel, Brown students confirmed last week that their study abroad programs would continue normal operations provided the violence did not escalate further

University News

Despite airstrikes, Israel study abroad continues

November 19, 2012 10 comments

Following a wave of air strikes in the Gaza Strip last week, Israeli universities where Brown undergraduates are currently abroad will maintain normal operations for now, according to Kendall Brostuen, director of the Office of International Programs.

University News

More RISD students enroll in Brown courses

November 13, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The number of special students – non-degree-seeking students enrolled in Brown courses – has increased over the last decade from 339 to 439, according to an October report released by the Office of Institutional Research.


Int’l students participate in election

November 5, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Students across the country will flock to polling booths in their college towns on election day, while others have already mailed in absentee ballots. But what about students from outside the United States who are not eligible to cast a vote?