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Articles by Stephen Ark (15)

University News

Guzzardi ’09 wins Chicago primary over incumbent

March 21, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Will Guzzardi ’09 is on his way to becoming one of the youngest Brown alums in elected office.

Students collaborated with major technology companies as they designed, created and presented software projects at Hack@Brown this weekend.

Science & Research

Student programmers code through the night at hackathon

January 27, 2014 1 comment

The conference gave attendees the opportunity to form teams based on ideas for new software projects, which they then designed and presented.

Flu vaccines are covered by the yearly health services fee, as is HIV testing. More students are using both services.

University News

U. flu vaccination rate rises over last 5 years

November 7, 2013 Comments are Disabled

More than 3,000 flu shots were administered on campus by Health Services this fall.

University News

Rupee value may hurt international students

October 24, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Financial aid packages for international students will not change, despite the declining Indian currency.

University News

U. fields thousands of cyber attacks

October 7, 2013 12 comments

Russia, China, Vietnam and one unnamed country were among the frequent attackers.

University News

Joint masters program to expand

September 25, 2013 Comments are Disabled

New partnerships will make early graduate-level study possible in more countries, including Spain.

“In a way, there’s still a lot of space between the two campuses,” said JoVaun Holmes ’17. “I’ve met a lot of other (first-years) in Keeney (Quadrangle) but I don’t see them that often. It’s close but still far.”

University News

Campus renovations progress, further work ahead

September 19, 2013 Comments are Disabled

An overhaul to the Sharpe Refectory may be part of a second phase of campus-wide facilities facelifts.

The Writing Center, which houses writing support programs, is currently looking for a new English as a Second Language coordinator.

University News

Search begins for new ESL coordinator

September 12, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The former ESL coordinator left to become assistant dean for the Office of Student Life,

University News

Med School selects new assistant dean

September 4, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Maureen Phipps was chosen to fill the vacant position following a two-year long search.

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure,” said Chris Powell, chair of the Sustainability, Strategic Planning and Advisory Committee. The committee emphasized energy data analysis in its interim report.

University News

Committee proposes data-based energy saving strategy

April 25, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The University’s 10-year strategic plan may include the report’s recommendations.