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Articles by Ashwini Natarajan (15)

New student apartment complex 257 Thayer is currently under construction. The building will feature a 1,000-square-foot retail space.

University News

257 Thayer diversifies student housing

December 5, 2014 4 comments

Currently under construction, the four-story complex at 257 Thayer will house 267 tenants, mostly students, in furnished apartments.

University News

U. signs Dynamo House lease

November 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The University signed a lease for space at the Dynamo House, with private developer Commonwealth Venture Nov. 5.

Previously at risk of demolition, the Dynamo House will be renovated as administrative space for the University. Rhode Island College and the University of Rhode Island will also use the space for their nursing program.

University News

Dynamo House set to undergo renovation

November 3, 2014 1 comment

The Jewelry District’s South Street Power Station, commonly known as the Dynamo House, will undergo an extensive renovation starting in coming months.

The new applied math building is currently in the “design build” phase of the construction process. Foundation work will begin next month.

University News

Construction to commence on applied math building

October 28, 2014 5 comments

After the Corporation approved construction on a new applied math building, designs are being finalized and foundation work is kicking into full swing.

Mama Kim’s Don Fecher says this mixed vegetable fried rice dish, made with college students in mind, offers both flavor and convenience.

Arts & Culture

At the table with Don Fecher

October 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Don Fecher, owner of the Thayer Street mainstay Mama Kim’s Korean BBQ, got his start in the industry at 14 working as a prep cook at an Italian restaurant.

Four University-owned buildings on Brook Street and Manning Street will be destroyed as part of the construction of a new engineering building.

University News

Engineering building plan calls for demolition of historic houses

September 24, 2014 5 comments

In order to make space for the University’s new engineering building four houses included in the city’s historic district have been slated for demolition.

University News

BDS innovates for new semester

September 16, 2014 Comments are Disabled

New offerings in dining halls and eateries were brought about due to student demand and the creative efforts of the Brown Dining Staff.


Students help pass climate bill into law

September 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled

On Aug. 2, Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 P’17 signed the Resilient Rhode Island Act of 2014 into law.

University News

School of Engineering to erect new building by 2018

September 5, 2014 17 comments

The Corporation’s Committee on Facilities and Campus Planning has chosen firm KieranTimberlake to design the School of Engineering’s new building.


R.I. introduces health care claims database

April 22, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The Rhode Island All-Payer Claims Database will require health insurers and administrators to submit eligibility and medical and pharmacy claims data.

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