Articles by Riley Davis (56)

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Science network expands to nonprofit

October 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled

After receiving funding from the National Science Foundation, the Earth Science Women’s Network launched as an official nonprofit organization this month.

Pre-vet and pre-dental students complain that events such as career fairs and information sessions are geared toward pre-med students, who outnumber other pre-health students.

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Pre-vet, pre-dental students frustrated by lack of U. support

October 1, 2014 4 comments

Undergrads pursuing careers in veterinary and dental medicine said the University does not provide them with enough structured support.

Marjorie Thompson ’74 PhD’79 P’02 P’07 P’09 P’12 P’14 P’16 was admired for opening her home to students.

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Community remembers Thompson’s warm spirit

September 19, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Thompson touched the lives of countless undergraduates and colleagues during her four decades at Brown.

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U. researchers collaborate with Miriam Hospital to expand HIV research

September 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled

HIV research and prevention is an ever-changing field, and Miriam Hospital is helping lead a grant to develop innovative ways to deliver HIV-fighting drugs.

Students expressed disappointment over the closing of the restaurant, one of the only sports bars near Thayer Street.

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After eight years on Angell Street, Spats to close doors

September 10, 2014 4 comments

The popular Thayer Street restaurant Spats will soon close its doors, according to multiple reports from wait staff.

This summer, UTRA students were able to submit their posters to a digital repository in the Center for Digital Scholarship’s database to help their research reach a wider audience.

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UTRA projects pursue eclectic research

September 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled

This summer, UTRAs ranged from perfecting the flight of drones to mentoring local high school students and even exploring the meaning of time.

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Study explores mouse sensory perception

September 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled

By stimulating the neurons with certain patterns, the neuroscientists changed the synchrony and frequency of neuronal firing in mice.

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After death, physics prof. remembered for mentorship, imagination and contributions to Nobel-winning work

May 1, 2014 12 comments

A brilliant physics mind, witty coffee date and caring mentor, Gerald Guralnik is remembered as a father figure both inside and outside the classroom.

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Duncan ’15 receives Truman Scholarship

April 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Out of 655 candidates, Hannah Duncan ’15 was selected last week as one of 59 nationwide undergraduate recipients of the Truman Scholarship.

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Fausto-Sterling retires, leaving legacy across disciplines

April 23, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A professor of biology and gender studies, Anne Fausto-Sterling will retire this June after 44 years at Brown.