Articles by Marina Renton (15)

The University is conducting a search for an additional health careers adviser, who will likely focus on supporting first-years and sophomores.

University News

U. to add health career adviser

December 3, 2014 1 comment

A national search is underway for an additional health careers adviser, said Dean of the College Maud Mandel.

University News

Taking a closer look at concentration advising

November 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Magaziner ’69 and Maxwell ’68, architects of the open curriculum, recommended in 1967 that the U. place “increased importance” on academic counseling.

University News

Language classes see drop in enrollment

October 21, 2014 1 comment

Around 200 fewer students enrolled in foreign language courses at Brown this year than last.

The Sidney E. Frank Hall for Life Sciences and the Sidney Frank Scholars program are parts of the legacy of Sidney Frank ’42, who donated over $100 million to the University before his death in 2006.

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Ten years in, Sidney Frank legacy endures in scholarship

September 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The fund provides scholarships to students from low-income families, allowing them to graduate without student loan debt.

University News

U. names new assistant dean of College

September 16, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Yolanda Rome assumed the role of assistant dean of the College for first-year and sophomore studies last Thursday.

University News

Taubman Center aims to expand

September 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled

James Morone, professor of political science, public policy and urban studies, will lead the Taubman Center into a new period of expansion.

Science & Research

HPV vaccination safe for HIV patients

April 23, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Though effectively vaccinating HIV patients against other viruses can be difficult due to their weakened immune systems, the HPV vaccine shows promise.

City approves Zipcar expansion


City approves Zipcar expansion

April 15, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The City Council Special Committee on Ways and Means approved a renewed contract with Zipcar April 7 after months of negotiation.

University News

Students divided over financial aid allocations

April 8, 2014 4 comments

Undergrads are divided on whether Brown should prioritize policies for extending need-blind admission or expanding financial aid for middle-income students.

A streetcar named development: City vies for grant to build line


A streetcar named development: City vies for grant to build line

April 1, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Providence will reapply for a federal grant by the end of this month to partially fund a streetcar line between Upper South Providence and College Hill.