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Articles by Kristina Klara (19)

Training this summer will help Assistant Professor of Biology Stephen Porder share his research on rainforests with policymakers and the public.

Science & Research

Prof. named Leopold Leadership fellow

February 6, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The program aims to help researchers publicize work and engage with non-scientists.

University News

Satellite eateries spice up offerings

September 13, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Shanghai Restaurant food has returned to the Blue Room after service was suspended last April when a student found a grasshopper in her food. Shanghai will be served Thursdays and Sundays, and for the first time, Mama Kim’s will be offered Tuesdays and Saturdays as an official menu fixture.

University News

Orphaned by tsunami, survivors tell stories of loss

March 21, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Ayaka Ogawa, who goes to school in Japan, presented her experience during the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami yesterday to a tearful crowd of about 35 students in Salomon 001. The natural disaster left her without her parents, a sister, grandparents and the house she had lived in for 17 years. “I was left all alone on this planet,” she said.

University News

Unlikely friends talk of promised land

February 10, 2012 Comments are Disabled

“Who is more meshuga?” Newark Mayor Cory Booker asked a packed Metcalf Auditorium last night, using the Hebrew word for “crazy.”

University News

$5.5 million grant to help fund labs

April 27, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The University’s Center of Biomedical Excellence for Cancer Signaling Networks was recently awarded a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant worth more than $5.5 million to be paid in annual $1.1 million increments for five years.

University News

Three-quarters of undergrads happy at Brown

April 18, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Princeton Review has ranked Brown students the happiest in America for the past two years, and there are no signs this reputation for bliss is amiss.

University News

Conference addresses immigration

March 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Five days after University researchers released a poll showing public division over immigration issues, academic and policy leaders met for a conference entitled “Policy and Demographics in Rhode Island: A Symposium on Immigrants and Immigration in the State” Saturday in MacMillan 117, adding a human face to the hard data of the poll.

University News

Brown Bookstore: Symposium not a threat

March 2, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Three months after its opening, Symposium Books on Thayer St. has not brought the heat of increased competition to the Brown Bookstore, according to Steven Souza, director of Bookstore administration.  Though the stores are separated by only a block, “Symposium is in a different world,” Souza said. Symposium, which opened Nov. 26, specializes in overstock and remainder titles and offers discounts significantly below retail prices. 

University News

Libraries get improved study spaces

February 2, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The fourth floor of the Sciences Library and a small area on Level A of the Rockefeller Library were recently renovated to create additional places for quiet study.

University News

Hungry for breakfast? Get nourished

November 4, 2010 Comments are Disabled

A new breakfast table has popped up on the Main Green. Every Wednesday, Brown’s chapter of Nourish International holds a “hunger breakfast,” modeled after “hunger lunches” held by other college chapters.