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Hattie is a Senior Editor at The Herald, where she previously served as a University News Editor, Science & Research Editor, and senior staff writer covering the Schools of Public Health, Engineering and Medicine. She is a junior concentrating in cognitive neuroscience. When Hattie wants to procrastinate, she enjoys making decorations out of pretty paper and trying to hype up her suitemates about arts and crafts. She also spends a lot of time obsessing over freeze-dried apple slices and pretending to be able to sing.

Articles by Hattie Xu (38)

Family Weekend showcases student life

University News

Family Weekend showcases student life

October 24, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Though Family Weekend opened with rain and gloomy skies, the weather did not dampen the spirit of the festivities.

The Laboratory Safety Committee oversees departmental safety committees, collectively seeking to improve the safety of labs on campus.

Science & Research

Brown follows strict protocol to mitigate laboratory danger

October 20, 2016 Comments are Disabled

From the use of fume hoods to the multiple trainings that students must attend to do lab work, safety precautions and protocols are emphasized across Brown.

At a Phi Kappa Psi party in October 2014, two female students alleged that they received drinks spiked with a date-rape drug. The University dropped charges against the alleged drink spiker, the son of a Corporation member.

University News

Alum sues Brown over sexual assault case

October 14, 2016 7 comments

A former student is suing the University with allegations that the investigations into her sexual assault case were improperly handled.

Science & Research

Brown accused of violating Animal Welfare Act

October 7, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Animal rights organization Stop Animal Exploitation NOW! filed an official complaint against the University with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Oct. 2.

Barry Lester (right) received $4.9 million to support his research on preterm infants. Two other studies involving faculty members earned grants.

Science & Research

Child development studies receive NIH ECHO grants

October 3, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The National Institutes of Health’s Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes program awarded grants last week to projects across the United States.

Construction on the new School of Engineering is now past the midpoint and expected to be finished on time in January 2018.

Science & Research

Engineering building halfway complete

September 26, 2016 1 comment

The new School of Engineering building — whose construction is slated to be done in January 2018 — is currently just over half finished with construction.

Former Apple CEO John Sculley ’61 spoke at Hack Health. Sculley, who was the keynote speaker, discussed his decision to leave PepsiCo for Apple.

Science & Research, University News

Students create healthcare solutions in Hack Health

September 19, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Hack Health is a hackathon with a mission to “improve healthcare using innovation,” said Alexandra Kaye ’17, one of the co-founders of the event.

Upon receiving the accreditation of CEPH, the School of Public Health became the only accredited institution for public health in the state.

University News

School of Public Health attains accreditation

September 14, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The Council on Education for Public Health approved the School of Public Health’s application for accreditation June 18.

Director of RIDOH Nicole Alexander-Scott MPH’11 and Dean of the School of Public Health Terrie Fox Wetle sign a memorandum of partnership.

University News

School of Public Health partners with RIDOH

September 7, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Over the summer, the School of Public Health and the Rhode Island Department of Health established a formal academic partnership.

Sabrina Imbler ’16 and Jamelle Watson-Daniels ’16 will speak at the 2016 commencement. Their speeches will touch on activism and the experiences of people of color at the University.

University News

Senior orators to deliver commencement speeches on activism, social justice

April 27, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Sabrina Imbler ’16 and Jamelle Watson-Daniels ’16 have been chosen to deliver this year’s speeches during the University’s 248th commencement ceremony.

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