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Articles by Ben Noble (12)

Provost’s office down one deputy

September 2, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Deputy Provost Vincent Tompkins ’84 left the University July 1 to lead a private school in New York City.

Metcalf renovations begin, close Soldiers Arch

University News

Metcalf renovations begin, close Soldiers Arch

July 26, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The transformation of Metcalf Chemistry and Research Laboratory into a home for the newly created Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences has begun, according to Vice President for Facilities Management Stephen Maiorisi.


Former hoops star MacDonald ’08 back in the community

April 29, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Mark MacDonald ’08 always knew he wanted to give back. But after trying out for a professional basketball team in Europe and then spending a year as a media consultant, he realized he did not want to wait to start his mission.

Throwers and distance runners shine

April 28, 2010 Comments are Disabled

With another meet comes another personal record for standout thrower and quad-captain Danielle Grunloh ’10. Her shot put of 15.93 meters last Sunday at Brown’s Springtime Invitational solidified her place at the top of the Ivy League rankings.

University News

Green light means go for Angell and Waterman

April 20, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The University is partnering with the City of Providence to upgrade most of the traffic lights on Angell and Waterman streets. The project, which will “significantly reduce congestion,” is underway and will be completed over the summer, said Michael McCormick, assistant vice president for planning, design and construction.

University News

NIH awards researchers $28 million

April 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Researchers at Brown have received over $28 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health so far in the federal government’s current fiscal year, which began Oct. 1.

Higher Ed

NYU seeks huge expansion to campus

April 7, 2010 Comments are Disabled

New York University has proposed a 20-year plan to expand its campus by six million square feet with new classrooms, offices and dorms around New York City, the New York Times reported last month.

University News

Excitement grows among water teams for new pool

April 7, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Though not scheduled to be completed until January 2012, the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center is already receiving high praise from the Brown community.

Hockey alums wear same pro uniform

March 25, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Three former men’s hockey players — Matt Vokes ’09, Jeff Prough ’08 and Chris Poli ’08 — have kept in touch better than most graduates. The three alums play for the East Coast Hockey League’s Trenton Devils, a professional team owned by the NHL’s New Jersey Devils.

University News

Simmons: Dorms, grad school, internationalization on agenda

March 19, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Large tuition increases “absolutely will not be an option” to balance the budget in the future, President Ruth Simmons told a less than half full Salomon 101 in her State of Brown address Thursday afternoon. She also announced that the University is designing a plan to expand and overhaul student residence halls on campus. The “long-overdue” study will be completed next year, she said.