Articles by Lucas Morduchowicz (5)

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Introductory engineering class restructured

September 13, 2012 Comments are Disabled

An introductory engineering class has recently undergone a major overhaul of both the course curriculum and organization to cope with rising class sizes and provide a more comprehensive look at the different specializations within engineering.

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BodyRox wins entrepreneurship competition

April 25, 2012 Comments are Disabled

BodyRox, a dance party fitness program, took home first place at Brown Entrepreneurship Program’s 15th Annual Startup Competition April 14. The BodyRox team won $12,000 and a number of in-kind services such as free meetings with lawyers, designers, venture capitalists and other professionals useful to startups. Second place went to the Fund for America team, which won $5,000 and in-kind services, and third went to the NBA Math Hoops team, which won $3,000 and in-kind services.

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Nearly four in five students approve of Obama

April 18, 2012 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Spring 2012 Student Poll

The majority of students approve of how President Obama is handling his job, according to a poll conducted by The Herald March 12-14. A total of 78.8 percent of respondents expressed approval, with 16.5 percent expressing strong approval and 62.3 percent stating that they somewhat approved.

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BSA partners with Tufts startup to streamline sublet search

April 11, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Brown Student Agencies has partnered with Tufts University student startup JumpOffCampus to provide a website where users can search for and post subletting opportunities for places to rent near the University. Though the Brown portion of the website has only been online since April 2, there are already 70 subletting listings and many people looking for opportunities to rent on the site as the summer approaches.

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New research database to aid collaboration

April 4, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The University will switch research databases to a system called VIVO, an open source web application with powerful search features that allows for easy retrieval of information about academic scholarship. Implementing VIVO will facilitate information exchange about research at the University while also forging national connections to researchers at other institutions using the system, wrote Clyde Briant, vice president for research, in an email to The Herald.