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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)

The Humanity-Centered Robotics Initiative hopes to continue interdisciplinary research and apply robotics technology to help society.

University News

HCRI advances technology to solve human problems

February 3, 2016 Comments are Disabled

A world where robots and humans coexist is becoming a reality, thanks in part to a team of researchers at Brown.

Science & Research

CS department raises funds to endow TA positions

November 17, 2015 2 comments

CS announced plans last week to create a $10 million endowment in order to provide funding for undergrad TA’s in all computer science courses.

Students attending Brown Science Prep Saturday visited the Yurt Ultimate Reality Theater and were immersed  in images of the moon and Mars.

Science & Research

Brown Science Prep takes students to Mars

November 10, 2015 Comments are Disabled

About 45 high school students visiting Brown walked on the surface of Mars, landed in a crater and suddenly found themselves on the surface of the moon.

Science & Research

Study uses small payments to incentivize undergrads to exercise

November 5, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A group of researchers in the School of Public Health conducted a pilot study that examined whether small payments motivate undergraduates to exercise.

Science & Research

Research examines causes of failure to rescue

October 27, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A group of Rhode Island Hospital surgeons investigated medical conditions associated with failure to rescue using statistics from the hospital.

Science & Research

Superfund research earns $10.8 million national grant

October 20, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences renewed funding for the Brown Superfund Research Program, granting $10.8 million.

The new building for the Division of Applied Mathematics opened recently on 170 Hope St. after 10 months of construction. Faculty members and graduate students appreciate the facility’s improved collaborative spaces.

University News

Applied math finds new home

October 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Graduate students and professors have moved into the Division of Applied Mathematics’ new and improved building on 170 Hope St.

University News

Acting out the past: history courses rely on role-playing

September 23, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Students enrolled in some history courses this semester have found their professors using a surprising teaching technique — role-playing — as a means of engaging them in the material. Three history professors have incorporated Reacting to the Past, a role-playing game that originated at Barnard College, into their courses, said […]

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