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Takayama to step down as Sheridan Center executive director

July 11, 2015 2 comments

Kathy Takayama, executive director of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, will leave the University to become assistant provost at Columbia.

Members of the student group Liberation in North Korea sold Choco Pie grams in the lobby of J. Walter WIlson Tuesday through Thursday as part of fundraising efforts aimed at helping North Korean refugees.

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Group sells snacks to aid refugees

April 9, 2015 2 comments

The student group Liberation in North Korea is holding its first-ever Choco Pie gram fundraiser Tuesday through Thursday.

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Lecture Board selects George Takei

April 6, 2015 2 comments

Actor and political activist George Takei will speak on campus April 27, leaders of Brown Lecture Board told The Herald.

SRIF, which now has $100,000 in funding, pursues sustainable investments through endorsing socially and environmentally responsible companies.

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Investment office offers $70k grant to SRIF

March 12, 2015 Comments are Disabled

While many students must monitor their personal savings accounts, members of the Socially Responsible Investment Fund are responsible for managing $100,000.

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Brandishing weapon, man assaults student

March 2, 2015 3 comments

An unknown male opened the drivers’ door of a student’s car and displayed a firearm at about 9:40 p.m. March 1, according to a crime alert sent by DPS.

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Huidekoper nominated to serve on state commission

February 11, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Beppie Huidekoper, executive vice president for finance and administration, is one of six nominees for the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission.

After fall, research funding on rebound

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After fall, research funding on rebound

February 3, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The flow of federal research funding to Brown is only now starting to recover from a 13.7 percent drop after the 2013 federal sequestration.

Winter Storm Juno forces cancellation of class, University operations

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Winter Storm Juno forces cancellation of class, University operations

January 26, 2015 12 comments

Classes are canceled and all administrative and academic offices are closed Tuesday due to a “significant blizzard.”


Number of off-season, out-of-state tourists doubles in R.I.

November 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The number of out-of-state visitors to Rhode Island will double this year during what is typically the off-season period from Nov. 8 to Dec. 7.

The owner of Gourmet Heaven was arrested in February for multiple wage theft charges.

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Gourmet Heaven owner requests leniency in court

November 12, 2014 1 comment

After his arrest in February on 42 felony and misdemeanor charges of wage theft, owner of Gourmet Heaven Chung Cho sat for a final hearing Nov. 3.

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