Elizabeth Koh

Elizabeth Koh

Features Editor

Elizabeth currently serves as an editor for the Features section. A former Features senior staff writer, she is a Science and Society concentrator in the class of 2015.

Articles by Elizabeth Koh (76)


Sandy spurs hangouts, climate change advocacy

October 31, 2012 0 comments

Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc throughout the Northeast Monday night with torrential downpours and fallen trees affecting many communities.

Higher Ed

Higher ed round up: Oct. 24

October 24, 2012 0 comments

  Average student loan debt increasing, report says Average student loan debt increased 5 percent between the classes of 2010 and 2011, according to an annual report released Oct. 18 by the Institute for College Access and Success. The average amount of debt for 2011 college graduates is now $26,600 […]

University News

First-years seek religious community on campus

October 19, 2012 1 comment

For many first-years, the first few months at Brown means moving into a dorm for the first time, laying down ground rules with roommates and making new friends.

University News

Higher ed Roundup: Oct. 17, 2012

October 17, 2012 0 comments

Yale’s former security education coordinator Susan Burhans filed a lawsuit against the university Friday afternoon, alleging her attempts to ensure Title IX compliance resulted in unfair dismissal, the Yale Daily News reported.


Social solutions nonprofit celebrates 20th year

October 12, 2012 0 comments

Providence residents, city leaders and state officials joined the Providence Plan, a nonprofit organization dedicated to data-driven analysis and social solutions, in celebrating its 20th anniversary last night. The event drew hundreds of people to the Roger Williams Park Casino to remember the organization’s late founders with eponymous awards to some of its supporters and advocates.

Brown physicists highlighted their contributions to the Higgs boson discovery that may explain how forces and particles of the universe interact.

Science & Research

U. celebrates discovery of Higgs boson particle

October 10, 2012 1 comment

Triggered by this July’s discovery of a Higgs boson-like particle, five University professors provided insight into their involvement in one of particle physics’ most momentous achievements during the “Discovery of a Higgs boson” event Tuesday night. Students, faculty and members of the public filled Salomon 101 for the event, which was hosted by the physics department and included opening remarks from President Christina Paxson.


Badmaash boasts South Asian flair

October 9, 2012 0 comments

T-Pain is rapping loudly in the second floor dance studio of T. F. Green Hall on a Wednesday night. 

University News

Coal campaign presses U. to divest fossil fuel investments

October 3, 2012 4 comments

About 25 students with the newly formed Brown Divest Coal Campaign group walked into University Hall Tuesday afternoon to ask the University to divest from some of its coal and fossil fuel investments.

University News

Today in University history: Oct. 2

October 2, 2012 0 comments

In 1959, Professor of History James Hedges rescheduled a meeting of History 151 to be held on a Saturday despite “much eyebrow-raising comment.”


NPR analyst speaks at tribute to RIPR

September 28, 2012 0 comments

Rhode Island Public Radio honored longtime philanthropists Henry Sharpe ’45, a former Herald editor, and his wife Peggy Sharpe and welcomed NPR political analyst and famed journalist Cokie Roberts as a featured speaker Thursday night. The event, held at the Hope Club, drew over 200 public radio supporters including Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 P’16, who delivered remarks preceding Roberts’ speech.

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