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Articles by Christian Martell (40)

Regulators criticize warning of nuclear risks

March 5, 2008 0 comments

A report from an office tied to Congress that criticized nuclear security at universities has come under fire from some officials. A spokesman from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said the Government Accountability Office, which issued the report, “failed to hit the mark” in assessing security risks in campus nuclear reaction centers.

Cooking House may lose residential status

February 26, 2008 0 comments

Two years ago, a group of individuals formed a community with a simple goal: to live and cook together. Now, that community is looking to change its home, while still maintaining that mission.

Brazilian diplomat analyzes U.S. relations at Watson

February 20, 2008 0 comments

Brazilian Ambassador to the United States Antonio Patriota spoke to a full Joukowsky Forum Friday, Feb. 15. Patriota emphasized the common policy efforts shared by Brazil and the U.S., especially on regional matters and the environment.

The best V-Day gift for guys? Sex, prof. says

February 13, 2008 0 comments

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? For a man, sex would be your best bet, says Scott Haltzman ’82 MD’85.

Re: E-mails will welcome students to U.

February 5, 2008 0 comments

In an effort to personalize a student’s welcome to Brown, the Admission Office will ask current students to send congratulatory e-mails to admitted students.

Bruin Club logging on to reach applicants

January 30, 2008 0 comments

To some, AOL Instant Messenger is a way of staying in touch with friends. To others, it may be the perfect procrastination tool. For Ashley Greene ’09, it’s an innovative way of reaching out to the thousands of prospective students who consider Brown each year to give them a sense of life on College Hill.

Med student honored for starting health initiatives

January 25, 2008 0 comments

At the age of five, Rajiv Kumar ’05 MD’09 knew he shared the same “passion” for medicine that the 20 doctors in his family have. In two years, Kumar will graduate from the Alpert Medical School – via the Program for Liberal Medical Education – with not only three successful health initiatives under his belt, but also the honor of being chosen as one of Providence Monthly magazine’s “10 people you don’t know now (but soon will)” for 2008.

Obama leads presidential hopefuls among Brown students

November 28, 2007 0 comments

As the primary season for the 2008 presidential election approaches, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., and Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., the two Democratic frontrunners, are engaged in a tight race in some states as they pursue their party’s nomination. But a Herald poll conducted earlier this month paints a different picture on Brown’s campus.

R.I. has lowest energy consumption per capita

October 25, 2007 0 comments

Though it is the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island proved a big contender in’s first America’s Greenest States rankings, released last week.

Tree stalls India Point Park bridge opening

October 18, 2007 0 comments

The opening of the new pedestrian bridge connecting India Point Park to the Wickenden business district has been postponed until later this fall. The bridge was slated to open Sept. 12 – two years after the original bridge was demolished to make room for the relocation of I-195.