Articles by Katherine Lamb (49)

The Dynamo House poses challenges and opportunities to those looking to invest in Jewelry District.


U. considers purchase of historic Jewelry District site

January 29, 2013 1 comment

The former power plant, listed as endangered, has changed hands frequently in recent years.

University News

U. receives donation to fund aging health initiative

January 23, 2013 Comments are Disabled

A public health donation will expand curriculum and increase gerontology research for the state.

University News

Crunchbutton delivers spicies with and more

December 7, 2012 Comments are Disabled

A new food-ordering website called Crunchbutton launched at Brown last week, allowing students to order take-out or receive deliveries from their favorite local restaurants and Josiah’s.


City ranks as finalist in ‘Mayors Challenge’

November 29, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Providence is developing a plan for monitoring and increasing literacy among young children, earning the city one of 20 finalist spots in the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge, Mayor Angel Taveras announced in a Nov. 5 press conference.

Arts & Culture

Acoustic artists showcase solo skills

November 11, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Harmonies echoed over the steps of Faunce House Thursday and Friday nights as musicians armed with acoustic guitars played in the Brown Unheard Acoustic Showcase in the Underground, advertised with the slogan “Because only music brings sound.” 

University News

Scholars debate solutions to U.S. economic inequality

October 19, 2012 3 comments

Two thinkers with drastically different views engaged in a spirited debate Wednesday night about the proper role of government in reducing economic inequality.

University News

U. enforces campaigning regulations on campus

October 17, 2012 Comments are Disabled

As the November election approaches, the University has increased efforts to ensure students understand the guidelines for hosting political events and campaigning for candidates on campus. 

University News

U. improves preparatory care for study abroad

October 4, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Students planning to study abroad will now receive additional support from the University to help them in their medical preparations. Health Services and the Office of International Programs coordinated to improve treatment checklists and expand the orientation program for students prior to their time abroad.

University News

Health Services adds hours, LGBTQ support

October 3, 2012 1 comment

Following an evaluation in 2010, Health Services has implemented a number of changes this semester including additional hours, advancement in online accessibility and improved support for transgender students.

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