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U. may boost aid for employees’ children

March 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled

In a recent evaluation of 19 institutions, Brown ranked lowest for tuition assistance.

Though most transit organizations conduct reviews every decade, this is the first analysis RIPTA has conducted. The resulting proposals aim to shift resources for more efficient transport, not to cut costs or expand services.


RIPTA proposes major route changes

March 12, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The plans, which would be cost-neutral, look to merge bus lines and stops to increase efficiency.

Scholars reflect on jobs, experiences before Brown


Scholars reflect on jobs, experiences before Brown

February 21, 2013 7 comments

From stints at NASA to Fulbrights in Tunisia, lecturers often worked outside academia.

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With renovations, U. seeks better city ties

November 29, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Five previously neglected houses on Brown, Benevolent and Brook streets have been renovated and sold to faculty through the Brown to Brown Home Ownership Program over the past five years.

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Simmons joins corporate boards post-presidency

November 2, 2012 1 comment

Since announcing her resignation, former president Ruth Simmons has joined the corporate boards of Chrysler Group and Mondelez International.


Rebirth centered on Westminster Street

October 24, 2012 1 comment
This article is part of the series On the Rhode

Just a block away from Kennedy Plaza, Westminster Street is  home to an eclectic spread of small businesses specializing in clothes and accessories.

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Programs seek to boost campus entrepreneurship

October 11, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The University was named a Changemaker Campus last month by Ashoka U, an accelerator for social entrepreneurship at institutions of higher education.

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Registrar makes online transcripts available

September 12, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Official electronic transcripts are now available through the Office of the Registrar’s website.


Alum draws praise for film on Chinese dissident

September 10, 2012 2 comments

First-time filmmaker Alison Klayman ’06, director of “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” cited two  experiences that prepared her for the challenges of making an award-winning documentary about influential Chinese dissident and artist Ai Weiwei.

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Brown Conversation examines U.’s identity

April 12, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Through a fall Group Independent Study Project, Saturday night dinners and a series of other initiatives and projects, a new student group is looking to reignite discussions about the University originally inspired by the New Curriculum. Born over a dinner between two upperclassmen, Brown Conversation aims to continue the dialogue  about Brown, its educational philosophy and its place in higher education.