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Sona Mkrttchian

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Michael Dawkins ’13.5, an accomplished musician, played at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

University News

Details of undergrad’s death remain unknown

October 29, 2013 4 comments

The University is working with Dawkins’ ’13.5 family to plan a memorial service for next month.


EDC hires counsel in face of SEC inquiry

September 17, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The inquiry comes after 38 Studios went bankrupt and defaulted on a $75 million state loan.

Though he began his term as an Independent, Chafee announced in May that he would be joining the Democratic Party.


Chafee ’75 will not run for second term

September 5, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Analysts predict the Democratic primary will feature the mayor and state treasurer.

Speaker of the House Rep. Gordon Fox, D-Providence, officiated the wedding of Rep. Frank Ferri, D-Warwick, and his husband Tony Caparco. Gov. Lincoln Chafee’75 P’14 participated in the service as the ring-bearer.


R.I. issues first same-sex marriage certificates

September 3, 2013 Comments are Disabled

A Brown alum was among the first to receive a marriage certificate in the state.

(Herald file photo.)


Live blog: Day one of same-sex marriage in Rhode Island

August 1, 2013 1 comment

Aug. 1 marks the first day same-sex couples will be able to marry in Rhode Island. Follow The Herald’s live blog of the day’s events.

University News

Coal divestment, strategic planning dominate Corporation meeting

May 27, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The Corporation heard arguments on divesting and looked at a draft of the University’s strategic plan.

Members of Divest Coal gathered on the Main Green last November to petition the University.

Divest Coal urges U. to make first move

May 24, 2013 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2013

Brown Divest Coal looks to University administrators to divest from financial investments in coal companies.

R.I. same-sex marriage faces final battle in Senate


R.I. same-sex marriage faces final battle in Senate

April 18, 2013 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Legislating Same-Sex Marriage

Chafee ’75 P’14 has promised to approve the same-sex marriage bill if it makes it to his desk.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: April 11, 2013

April 11, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Courts would be able to order certain convicted domestic violence perpetrators “to wear an electronic monitoring device,” according to a press release.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: April 4, 2013

April 4, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Legislation that would require individuals interested in volunteering in the state’s schools to undergo criminal background checks passed in the House.

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