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Researchers at the University are archiving memes from the Facebook page “Brown Dank Stash of Memes for S/NC Teens."

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Documenting history as it happens: Brown archivists collect COVID-19 stories, experiences from community

April 13, 2020 0 comments

As members of the University community navigate the challenges of life away from campus, University archivists are making headway on projects that seek to document those experiences.

Watson Institute, Rhodes Center directors virtually talk economic impacts of COVID-19

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Watson Institute, Rhodes Center directors virtually talk economic impacts of COVID-19

April 2, 2020 0 comments

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs hosted a live virtual conversation Tuesday with Director Edward Steinfeld and Rhodes Center for International Economics and Finance Director Mark Blyth on the economic impacts of the virus.

While Commencement has been postponed due to the continued evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual "Degree Conferral Ceremony" will be held during Memorial Day weekend.

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Brown postpones Commencement, virtual ceremony to take its place

March 25, 2020 1 comment

The University will postpone Commencement and Reunion Weekend, traditionally held in May, due to the continuing global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Jim Gates was previously awarded the National Medal of Science in 2013 by former President Barack Obama.

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Brown physics professor Jim Gates pens book, ‘Proving Einstein Right’

February 28, 2020 0 comments

While Professor of Physics and Director of the Brown Theoretical Physics Center S. James Gates, Jr. has only taught at the University since 2017, Gates has an astounding body of achievements in the physics field under his belt.

Students watched an advanced screening of USA Network’s “Briarpatch” Tuesday, ahead of the show’s premiere today.

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BMP screens alum’s new show ‘Briarpatch’

February 6, 2020 0 comments

Brown Motion Pictures hosted an advance screening Tuesday night of “Briarpatch,” a new television series created by “The Watch” podcast host and screenwriter Andy Greenwald  ’99.  The show, which premieres on USA Network tonight, is an adaptation of the book by the same title.

Narges Bajoghli’s book, “Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic,” is the culmination of an ethnographic study in Iran that lasted over a decade.

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Visiting professor Narges Bajoghli discusses decade of research on Iran

January 28, 2020 0 comments

Narges Bajoghli, professor of Middle East Studies at Johns Hopkins University, discussed the decades-long research behind her 2019 book in a talk at the Watson Institute Monday night.

The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

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The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

December 6, 2019 1 comment

To get a ride downtown, you call the taxi dispatcher. To find a date, you sit at a bar. To share the details of your weekend, you call a friend. In 2007, this was life on a college campus.

In the lobby of the List Art Building and within the David Winton Bell Gallery, works rendered in oil paints and soft pastels adorn the walls in a bold embrace of color. 

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‘Luscious’: four decades of artwork by University professor

November 20, 2019 0 comments

In the lobby of the List Art Building and within the David Winton Bell Gallery, works rendered in oil paints and soft pastels adorn the walls in a bold embrace of color. 

Perez is known for her Instagram account, @yung_nihilist, which is known for memes and activism. With 34.6 thousand followers, Perez has made a living out of her digital content.

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Clout, memes, monetization: Bianca Perez talks social media work

November 6, 2019 0 comments

Thousands know her for her Instagram handle, @yung_nihilist, and much of the online community has felt the impact of her meme content in some form.