Articles by Kathleen Meininger (6)

Seed and Salomon Awards support research at Brown

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Seed and Salomon Awards support research at Brown

March 5, 2020 0 comments

Since 2003, the University has helped initiate and develop research projects through the Seed and Salomon awards. The Office of the Vice President for Research recently announced the 2020 winners in both categories. Vice President for Research Jill Pipher, Elisha Benjamin Andrews professor of mathematics, describes the Seed awards as […]

Scientist Barbies present another way that Mattel has sought to represent diversity in its products.

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Scientist Barbies, created by Brown alum, promote STEM

February 7, 2020 0 comments

In the National Geographic online store, shoppers can find the entomologist Barbie, equipped with a magnifying glass and insect collection kit.

U. received a Mellon Foundation grant alongside UChicago, Stanford and Yale to “re-conceptualize” research approaches.

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CSREA receives Mellon Foundation grant to support research, programs

February 3, 2020 0 comments

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a $4 million research grant to be split equally between four centers across universities, including the University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. The grant will fund new programs, research and public events at the University relating to issues supporting […]

In a new study, University researchers worked with a team in China to discover that Cooper pairs can conduct electricity at a constant rate.

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University researchers discover new state of matter

December 5, 2019 0 comments

University researchers recently discovered a new state of matter in which pairs of electrons called Cooper pairs conduct electricity as metals.

$6.3 million DARPA grant boosts spinal repair research

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$6.3 million DARPA grant boosts spinal repair research

October 11, 2019 0 comments

A $6.3 million research grant from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will allow University researchers to develop an implantable spinal device to help repair neural connections in the spine.

Stephen Kinzer, professor of international and public affairs, spoke about the moral implications of Cold War CIA Agent Sidney Gottlieb’s work.

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Kinzer speaks on Cold War mind control

October 3, 2019 1 comment

In the height of the Cold War, a CIA agent named Sidney Gottlieb worked quietly to weaponize mind control against Soviet Russia.