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Arts & Culture

Student dance show a ‘giant lovefest’

April 23, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Mixing dance, lights and piano, Remy Fernandez-O’Brien ’12 put the public in the center of an innovative and inspired performance in “Bursting at the Seams: A Seamless Dance Show.” The show – created and choreographed by Fernandez-O’Brien – was performed in the Production Workshop Upspace Wednesday and Thursday night.


Athlete of the week: Thompson ’13 powers softball to wins

April 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The softball team earned two bounce-back victories over Dartmouth, thanks in large part to the offensive power of shortstop Stephanie Thompson ’13.

Science & Research

Museum director promotes collaboration

April 13, 2012 Comments are Disabled

John Durant, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Museum, spoke Thursday evening about the challenges that science museums face in reaching out to scientists. He advocated the creation of a collaborative effort to combat those obstacles. 


Track star Mickle ’13 breaks 30-year school record

April 13, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The women’s track team had an incredible weekend at the Stanford Invite in Palo Alto last Friday. That night, Olivia Mickle ’13, who hails from Sacramento, Calif., ran the 10,000 meter in 33.59 minutes, breaking the Brown record by more than 40 seconds. For her record-setting performance and her likely selection for regionals, The Herald has named Mickle Athlete of the Week.

Science & Research

Conference fosters innovation of materials

April 11, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The School of Engineering hosted  a conference over spring break that brought together academics, professionals and representatives from the federal government to discuss the future of new materials technologies and the Materials Genome Initiative.

Science & Research

Tufts prof weighs in on DNA vs. free will debate

March 16, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Sheldon Krimsky, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts University, discussed the different ways natural scientists and social scientists think about genetic causation during a lecture yesterday in Hunter Auditorium. 

Science & Research

Lecture tackles global uranium trade

February 17, 2012 Comments are Disabled

To understand the consequences of global uranium trade in Africa, the intricate interaction between political lobbying, government and human interests must be explored, said Gabrielle Hecht, professor of history at the University of Michigan, in a lecture hosted by the science and technology studies program Thursday.

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