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Aparna Bansal

Senior Editor

Senior Editor, 2013
Features Editor, 2012
Senior Staff Writer, 2011

Aparna is a member of the class of 2014 concentrating in English and Economics.

Articles by Aparna Bansal (43)

The Manning Chair was donated to the University in the 1780s. Paxson will occupy the chair at her inauguration ceremony Saturday.

Features, University News

Paxson inauguration to continue legacy of celebration

October 26, 2012 Comments are Disabled

As President Christina Paxson steps onto the inaugural stage Saturday donning the presidential gown and chain, she will play the lead role in a University tradition that stretches back nearly 250 years.


Independent businesses liven up Hope Street

October 3, 2012 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series On the Rhode

You can think of Hope Street as Thayer’s little sister – a quieter, more wholesome sibling with her own special spark.

University News

U. looks to expand profile in Asia

April 26, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Though the University’s Year of China initiative ends next month, Brown will continue to set its sights abroad as it looks to develop an international presence and establish relationships with institutions in Asia. To this end, Ed Wing, dean of medicine and biological sciences, Lawrence Larson, dean of the School of Engineering, and Julianne Ip, associate dean of medicine, visited China in mid-April to strengthen ties with Zhejiang University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

University News

Author speaks of China, India connections

April 12, 2012 Comments are Disabled

When Amitav Ghosh is not writing best-selling novels, he might be riding across Java on a motorcycle or trekking through the mangrove forests in the Sundarbans.

University News

Q & A: Amitav Ghosh

April 12, 2012 Comments are Disabled

What made you decide to visit Brown for the Year of China? Professor (of Physics) Chung-I Tan wrote to me and mentioned this event. Basically, he was interested in talking about the whole issue of China and India and the relations between India and China, and that’s what I’ve been working on for a very long time now.


U. offers alternative ways to spend spring break

April 2, 2012 Comments are Disabled

While spring break means sunshine and beach resorts for some students, others use the vacation for academic, service and cultural pursuits. Groups of students headed out to both national and international destinations last week, helping local communities or learning more about their chosen academic fields.

University News

BIAP awards doubled, renamed

December 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Brown Internship Award Program will double the number of recipients this year and increase the maximum award amount from $2,500 to $3,000.

University News

Watson begins search for director

November 17, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Watson Institute for International Studies began its search for a new permanent director last week. In an October email to the faculty, Provost Mark Schlissel P’15 announced the eight members of the search committee, which assembled for the first time Nov. 9 to discuss advertising for the vacant position.

University News

Alum wins Holyoke, Mass., mayoral race

November 8, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Alex Morse ’11 was elected the youngest mayor of Holyoke, Mass., last night, defeating incumbent Elaine Pluta.

University News

Bank of America cancels planned debit card fee

November 1, 2011 Comments are Disabled

In a surprising reversal, Bank of America announced yesterday it will not charge a monthly fee for debit card use. The bank’s decision in September to charge customers $5 per month for card use spurred popular petitions, protests and even graffiti at some bank locations.

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