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New abroad option in Granada

September 12, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Brown has formed a partnership with the University of Granada, adding a fourth option for students wishing to study in Spain.

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IRS revokes tax-exempt status of five Brown-affiliated nonprofits

July 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Five nonprofits associated with Brown lost their tax-exempt statuses May 15 after failing to file the proper paperwork three years in a row.

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Roth ’77 to give 2011 Baccalaureate

April 28, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Kenneth Roth ’77 P’12, human rights advocate and executive director of Human Rights Watch, will give the 2011 Baccalaureate address Saturday, May 28 at the First Baptist Church, the University announced yesterday.

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DPS arrest records go to FBI

April 27, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Under a federal program recently activated by the state attorney general, anyone arrested by the Department of Public Safety will have their fingerprints and identity submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to be run against federal law enforcement records.

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15 use SSDP kits to test Ecstasy purity

April 20, 2011 Comments are Disabled

About 15 students used a test kit provided by Students for Sensible Drug Policy to assess the purity of Ecstasy pills in the days leading up to Spring Weekend, according to Jared Moffat ’13, the group’s president.

Brown students can currently only participate in the Army ROTC program at Providence College, but Simmons' recommendations would allow the University to look at other partnerships with nearby campuses.


Learning to lead: On the ground with ROTC

April 20, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The cadets of Patriot Battalion dropped their rucksacks and A-bags and milled around and talked. The session wouldn’t start for another 15 minutes, but most of the cadets had arrived.

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Brown head coaches paid 22 percent less than league average

April 12, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Department of Athletics must live up to a high standard of competitiveness to assert itself as a powerful player in the Ivy League. But with an average salary for head coaches more than $18,000 below the Ivy League average, Brown may be losing its competitive edge off the field when attempting to attract top coaches for its programs.

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Hitchner ’10 survived by network of friends

March 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Jason Hitchner ’10 died in his sleep late Wednesday.

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Convocation kicks off new master’s program

March 7, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The University’s business master’s program held convocation yesterday afternoon in Pembroke Hall for the inaugural class of Brown’s joint experimental business master’s program with Spain’s Instituto de Empresa.

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Student robbed at Brown and Barnes

February 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Department of Public Safety e-mailed a crime alert to the campus community at 7:59 p.m. last night regarding the robbery of a male student. According to the alert, the robbery took place near the intersection of Barnes and Brown streets around 1 p.m. yesterday.

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