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Articles by Caroline Sedano (38)

Alum’s film at Cable Car imagines a world with JFK

October 31, 2008 0 comments

Before his assassination in 1963, President John F. Kennedy was planning to withdraw 16,000 U.S. troops from Vietnam as the first step toward pulling out completely. And yet by 1968 there were 500,000 U.S. troops in Vietnam and 20,000 U.S. soldiers had been killed.

Theater troupe serves up political satire

October 20, 2008 0 comments

For half her life Lydia Stein ’09, a 30-year-old Resumed Undergraduate Education student, has called Bread and Puppet – a radical, political art and theater community – her “family.” This week she was able to share that family with Brown and the Providence community when she coordinated and performed in Bread and Puppet’s Sourdough Philosophy Circus on the Main Green.

New theater group pulls bait and switch

October 10, 2008 0 comments

Audiences at Production Workshop on Wednesday night were expecting to see critically acclaimed English playwright Alan Bennett’s “The History Boys,” which won the Tony for Best Play in 2006. The play began as they had anticipated – with English accents, schoolboy uniforms and an eccentric, tweed-clad professor.

Three days remain to register to vote in R.I.

October 2, 2008 0 comments

Even though voting will not take place until Nov. 4, the last day to register to vote in Rhode Island for the general election is Saturday.

Student documentary depicts Olneyville life

September 26, 2008 0 comments

Paring 40 hours of video footage into a 90-minute documentary seems a daunting task. But that is what Matt Hassett ’09 and Abe Halpert ’09 plan to accomplish over the coming months to create a documentary about Olneyville – a low-income area on the west side of Providence with a large immigrant population.

Mocha integration among Banner changes on tap

September 15, 2008 0 comments

With Banner up and running, the University is turning its attention to accommodating complaints from students and faculty with a list of online registration enhancements. Next semester, administrators will provide a printed Course Announcement Bulletin and merge Banner and Mocha, among other changes.

Dance group to perform at Malian festival

September 12, 2008 0 comments

This December, Brown’s Mande dance company New Works will perform in the biennial arts festival in Mali.

Schuster’s ’08 puts Anna Nicole on NYC stage

September 5, 2008 0 comments

After premiering at Brown’s Production Workshop in fall 2007, Tara Schuster’s ’08 play “Be Brave, Anna” – a classically styled French melodrama based on the life and death of raucous reality TV star Anna Nicole Smith – appeared at Players Theatre this August as part of the New York International Fringe Festival.

Watson to start new law courses

April 25, 2008 0 comments

In spring 2009, five new instructors hailing from South Africa, India, Canada and Israel will begin teaching new international law related courses in the IR and Development Studies departments.

Prof. wins BioMed’s first women’s advancement award

April 21, 2008 0 comments

Maureen Phipps, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, has been recognized with the University’s first Dean’s Award for the Advancement of Women Faculty within the Division of Biology and Medicine.