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University News

RISD president resigns

December 5, 2013 1 comment

Though his contract lasts to 2015, John Maeda will leave in January to work at a venture capital firm.

University News

Janus Forum holds student conversation on protest

November 22, 2013 0 comments

Organizers said they aimed to spark productive discussion about free speech at Brown.

Two undergraduates, five faculty members and one graduate student will serve on the Committee on the Events of Oct. 29. Herald file photo.

Paxson names members of Ray Kelly committee

November 15, 2013 2 comments

The committee will review the events surrounding the canceled lecture and recommend U. action.

Several proposals in Paxson’s strategic plan, including the physical expansion of Brown’s campus, will require significant fundraising efforts.

University News

Strategic plan initiatives hinge on financial uncertainties

November 5, 2013 9 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

The focus and success of an upcoming capital campaign will influence Brown’s direction.

University News

U. raised $195.4 million in last fiscal year

September 27, 2013 2 comments

The donations, the largest amount raised in five years, will fund a variety of key University priorities.

New landscaping and greater variation of businesses including a hotel are among the changes Thayer Street stakeholders are considering in their effort to spruce up the well-known street.

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Construction may bring hotel, landscaping

September 13, 2013 0 comments

Attendants of planning meeting stressed more variation of businesses on Thayer.

The current parking situation “obviously isn’t working,” said Robin Remy, executive director of the Thayer Street District Management Authority. The Planning Study is currently in the process of resolving the parking issues.

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Thayer to receive parking improvements

September 13, 2013 0 comments

Many of the inconsistent parking areas and parking rules will be changed in future proposals.


Literacy program schedules start date

April 11, 2013 0 comments

Providence Talks, which aims to expand low-income students’ literacy, is slated to start in 2014.

City debuts new education initiative


City debuts new education initiative

March 7, 2013 1 comment

Evidence2Success aims to foster closer ties between schools and their surrounding areas.

Science & Research

Blizzard provokes climate change debate among scientists

February 13, 2013 0 comments

Some argue warming oceans contribute to the rising frequency of storms, while others find the link tenuous.