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Science & Research

Prof highlights human influence on environment

March 15, 2013 0 comments

Professor discusses ‘terraforming’ and human interactions with natural environment.

Lecturer questions views on space exploration

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Lecturer questions views on space exploration

February 8, 2013 2 comments

Professor warns against excessive cost and potential for international conflict.

The Pembroke Center awarded grants this month to a diverse group of interdisciplinary research programs that are in keeping with the center’s focus on questions of gender, difference and media.

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Inaugural Pembroke seed grants fund collaborative research

January 30, 2013 0 comments

Professors collaborate on interdisciplinary research in diverse topics.

Students line up outside Mama Kim’s, a member of Thayer Street’s vibrant food truck community. The truck is one of several regulars on the block.

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Tensions arise as food truck community grows

December 3, 2012 7 comments

As the food truck scene’s prominence on Thayer Street continues to grow, so does the dialogue among truck owners and Thayer restauranteurs as they seek to find their niche.

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Poll: Majority have no opinion on Paxson

November 6, 2012 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2012 Student Poll

Most students on campus have no opinion on how President Christina Paxson is handling her job in her first year, according to a Herald poll conducted earlier this semester.

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Students discuss drug war at SSDP conference

October 1, 2012 0 comments

At this weekend’s Northeast Regional Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference, 120 college students representing eight different states and Washington, D.C. – including 20 from Brown – gathered to discuss drug policy reform’s focus on human rights.


38 Studios to auction off assets to public

September 26, 2012 0 comments

Assets from the failed 38 Studios, Curt Schilling’s dissolved video game development company, will be auctioned off in October in an effort to decrease the $102 million in bond payments that must now be paid for by Rhode Island citizens. The company was forced to declare Chapter 7 bankruptcy in June, only two years after receiving a $75 million loan from the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation. 


Chafee presses feds to return Pleau case to R.I.

September 25, 2012 1 comment

Nearly two years after Jason Pleau shot, killed and robbed gas station manager David Main outside a Woonsocket bank, Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 P’16 petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court in August to return Pleau to state custody.

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Institute works to improve Randolph, Mass. schools

April 26, 2012 0 comments

  The Annenberg Institute for School Reform is trying something new in Randolph, Mass. By incorporating two of the institute’s focuses – district redesign and leadership and community organizing and engagement – the institute hopes to significantly improve educational outcomes in the district, said Richard Gray ’85, the director of community organizing and engagement at Annenberg. 


Author reflects on Brown’s baseball past

April 6, 2012 0 comments

Brown has a significant place in baseball history, holding the fourth oldest written record of the game: an 1827 diary entry by Williams Latham 1827, a Brown student at the time, according to Rick Harris,  author of “Brown University Baseball: A Legacy of the Game.” When baseball started at Brown, it was played where the Main Green is today, he said.