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U. supports local holiday shopping initiative

December 6, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The University is sponsoring the first-ever “Brown Shops Local!” event today as part of a larger city initiative to support local merchants. A free shuttle service will take students, faculty and staff to four different shopping locations around Providence from 4 to 8 p.m. 

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Talk explores uncertain fates of drowning islands

November 29, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Michael Gerrard, director of the Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, discussed the fate of drowning island nations yesterday at the Joukowsky Forum of the Watson Institute for International Studies.

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Design firm helps U. assess campus needs

November 15, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The University’s planning department and Sasaki, a Boston-based design and planning firm, are currently in the information-gathering stage of a year-long effort to determine Brown’s planning needs.

Science & Research

Brain Cafe highlights paralysis research

October 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Neuroscience does not easily lend itself to singing and dancing, but that’s the unusual experience the audience witnessed at Everett Company’s Brain Cafe on locked-in syndrome Wednesday.

New dining hall options will include local ingredients and additions such as a crepe bar and an allergen-free pantry.

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Dining halls add seasonal food, crepe bar

October 2, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Over the summer, the University’s two main dining halls underwent a series of minor changes, including additions to the Sharpe Refectory dining area and new food options with an emphasis on local produce.

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Documentary explores Japanese internment

September 20, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The Undergraduate Council of Students filled vacant positions, and its committee chairs outlined initial goals for the year during the council’s first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday night.

Science & Research

Archaeology profs present summer dig findings

September 14, 2012 Comments are Disabled

From measuring fragments of monasteries in Paris to performing some of the first archaeological explorations of the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat, professors in Brown’s archaeology department have had a busy summer.

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Econ prof declares support for Romney platform

September 11, 2012 2 comments

Professor of Economics George Borts recently signed his name to a statement of support for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s proposed economic policy, joining more than 640 economists, including six Nobel Laureates, on the list titled “Economists for Romney.”


Low turnout expected in R.I. primary

April 18, 2012 Comments are Disabled

In one week, Rhode Islanders will select presidential candidates on their respective party ballots, though voter turnout in the primary is expected to be low. 


Candidates featured in next week’s Rhode Island primary

April 17, 2012 Comments are Disabled

  Mitt Romney,  the businessman and former Massachusetts governor, currently holds the lead in the Republican primary with 684 delegates. He touts his experience in the private sector – he co-founded Bain Capital, a highly-profitable private equity firm – as the basis for his campaign’s focus on creating jobs and […]