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University News

Degree Days connect department concentrators with alums

April 20, 2009 Comments are Disabled

As the last remaining sophomores dropped their concentration forms into the registrar’s unceremonious black bin last week, the University concluded a month-long program intended to help students connect their concentrations to real-world careers. 

In search of home, lit. lovers find Irish cheer

March 19, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Matthew Lawrence is not a particular fan of St. Patrick’s Day, or of one of Ireland’s best-known writers, James Joyce. But Lawrence donned a green tie and sport jacket Monday night to lead a reading of the Irish author’s short story “The Dead” amid the crowded stacks and shelves of Ada Books.

Conservatives log on to the blogosphere

November 4, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Brown’s conservatives may be few in number, but they’re still finding new ways to make themselves heard. “Why are theatre people even pretending like their opinion matters?” asks BrownIvy.com, a new student-run blog created as a forum for right-leaning students to discuss University events and national political issues.

Health Services hires sexual assault staffer

September 24, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Health Services has chosen Trisha Glover to fill the new position of sexual assault response and prevention program coordinator.

P.W. showcases the grotesque and the tender in ‘J.B.’

September 19, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Production Workshop’s newest play, “J.B.,” which runs tonight through Monday, begins with a grotesque distortion of a familiar scene. A family sits around a table in zombie-like paralysis as two ensemble members appear to smear their foreheads with blood. An actor then swiftly pulls out the tablecloth from under the family’s outstretched hands, as a droning refrain spills from the speakers: “If God is God, He is not good.

Following complaint, fellow starts anew

September 10, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Megan Pinkston-Camp, a postdoctoral research fellow in infectious diseases, says she felt little satisfaction from the $1.1 million settlement she received from the University of Missouri-Kansas City last year, the outcome of a sexual harassment complaint she filed against two professors there in 2005.

Candidates weighing in at Science Debate

September 10, 2008 Comments are Disabled

A coalition of scientists, academics and concerned citizens is pushing the presidential candidates to clarify their policies on science, technology and academic research, demanding that they answer questions about such issues. With over 38,000 supporters, including President Ruth Simmons and Professor of Biology Ken Miller ’70 P’02, Science Debate 2008 was able to elicit some answers late last month from Democratic nominee Sen.

Loury to Class of 2012: Fashion your own paths

September 4, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Members of the Class of 2012 should not limit definitions of themselves to those imposed by society, Professor of Economics Glenn Loury said in the keynote speech of this year’s Opening Convocation.

Loury to deliver keynote speech at Convocation

September 3, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Today at noon on the Main Green, President Ruth Simmons will officially launch the University’s 245th academic year at the Opening Convocation ceremony.

Morales tells of Bolivian boyhood

April 23, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Framed by the United States flag on his right, and the Bolivian and University flags on his left, Evo Morales raised his palm to a packed Sayles Hall and quieted the roars of the standing ovation that greeted him.