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University News

First pick raffle attracts large crowd

January 31, 2012 0 comments

At last night’s housing options fair hosted by the Office of Residential Life, 755 students entered the first pick raffle for the housing lottery. 


Alum slackliners trick their way to the top

December 1, 2011 0 comments

Slackliner Melissa Bowe ’11 had a prolific November. She captured first place at the Gibbon Games East International Slacklining Competition in Boston, and won first place at the online Queen of Slackline competition, beating out over 70 other female competitors.

Arts & Culture

Dance scholarship program expanded

October 23, 2011 0 comments

In collaboration with Northwestern and Stanford universities, Brown announced Oct. 11 the creation of a new dance studies program that incorporates doctoral fellowships and summer seminars for the expansion of research and scholarship in the field of dance studies.


Students slow to support Obama

September 15, 2011 0 comments

President Obama swept into office in 2008 with significant support from college students, winning roughly 94 percent of the vote at Brown’s on-campus polling center and 63 percent across the state.

The Brown Taekwondo team traveled to the University of California at Davis for the national competition, where they  took home the top prize.


Taekwondo wins first national title

April 26, 2011 0 comments

Twenty-five members of the Brown Taekwondo team brought home medals galore, trophies and, for the first time, the national title at the National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Championships April 9-10.

University News

Shipping containers granted fresh life

April 18, 2011 0 comments

Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design are exploring the use of shipping containers in energy-efficient design for sustainable housing.

Arts & Culture

‘Once Upon a Time’ rethinks the natural

April 4, 2011 0 comments

What happens when you throw some chickens, cats, a group of parrots and perhaps even a deer into a home?

Arts & Culture

Bell Gallery features student art

March 7, 2011 0 comments

The bright, cheerful colors of the background contrast with the brooding darkness of the central figure. Todd Stong ’14 captures a certain loneliness in his contemplative self-portait, on display in the 31st Annual Student Exhibition in the David Winton Bell Gallery.

University News

Project for persecuted writers finds funds

February 17, 2011 0 comments

The International Writers Project can continue funding its fellowship after securing two substantial gifts this month. Though the project ­— which invites a fellow from a country where his or her writings have been censored to the University ­—has existed for 20 years, it does not have a permanent endowment.


Royce Fellowship aligns sports and academics

February 3, 2011 0 comments

Kerrissa Heffernan summed up the scope of the Royce Fellowship for Sport and Society with the story of a simple trade. Ask a former child soldier to trade his gun for a soccer ball, she said, and “the kid would say okay … It’s powerful stuff.”