Shefali Luthra


Editor-in-Chief, 2013
News Editor, 2012
Senior Staff Writer, 2011

Shefali is a member of the class of 2014 concentrating in English.

Articles by Shefali Luthra (79)

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U. condemns bill limiting public research access

February 7, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The University has publicly condemned a bill that would require publishers to approve open access to government-funded research.

Patrick Kennedy addressed students during his public health seminar Monday.

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Former congressman co-teaches public health seminar

January 31, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Taking PHP1680J: “The Race To Inner Space: Conflating Science, Politics and Economics To Promote Brain Health” might be one of the most important things 24 Brown students ever do. At least, that’s what Patrick Kennedy, former R.I. congressman and visiting fellow in brain science, suggested after the seminar’s first meeting yesterday.

Students were admitted early decision to the class of 2016 from across the continental United States (above) as well as around the globe. The largest concentration of admitted students — as in previous years — is found in the northeastern United States.

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With increased number of applicants, early acceptance dips to 19 percent

January 25, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The early decision admission rate dropped to 19 percent this year as the University admitted 556 out of 2,919 early decision applicants to the class of 2016, according to the Admission Office. Early decision applicants were notified of the decision Dec. 13.

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Search for president enters next stage

December 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The search for the University’s 19th president turned a corner yesterday with the release of a statement from the presidential search committees.

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Faculty considers shorter summer break

December 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Faculty members discussed potential changes to the academic calendar and the national perception of higher education at yesterday’s faculty meeting. The calendar revisions, which address potential conflicts with Rosh

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Times editor: Europe did not learn from 2008 crisis

December 5, 2011 Comments are Disabled

“I know I’ve depressed the hell out of everyone here,” said Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York Times columnist and editor, to a full Salomon 101 last night.

Q&A with Andrew Ross Sorkin

December 5, 2011 Comments are Disabled

New York Times columnist and editor Andrew Ross Sorkin spoke to an audience of students and community members in Salomon 101 yesterday. After the lecture, he sat down with The Herald.

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At town hall, calls to define U. mission

November 30, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Students discussed the need for a community-based University mission statement at last night’s Janus Forum Town Hall event, “The Search for Brown’s Next President.”

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Dialogue falters, expansion grinds ahead

November 29, 2011 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Mission drift?

Student and faculty reactions to the School of Engineering and the proposed school of public health have been tamer compared to the debate preceding the opening of the Med School in the 1970s. There is no consensus on whether the schools of engineering and public health indicate a drift from the University’s mission, and it remains unanswered if and how the shift in focus away from the central College affects Brown’s undergraduate experience.

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Relying on tuition, struggling to compete

November 20, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Brook Achterhof ’14 wants to graduate early — not because she wants to be done with school, but because she does not think her family can pay for eight semesters of tuition.