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Science & Research

Independent study taps human energy

April 22, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Her name is Betsy. Right now, she lives in a garage, but the students who bought her for $200 on Craigslist hope she will one day power a light bulb.

1,870 opt out of housing lottery

March 12, 2009 Comments are Disabled

As most students prepare for the housing lottery in early April, 1,870 undergraduates will not participate in the lottery altogether, according to Associate Director of Residential Life Natalie Basil.

ResLife finds dirt, though more swept under rug

February 24, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Almost a quarter of rooms inspected by University staff this semester were found to have health and safety violations.

Free RIPTA no match for parking crunch

February 10, 2009 Comments are Disabled

A greater number of Brown students, faculty and staff are using Rhode Island Public Transit Authority services since the statewide program UPass allowed them to do so for free starting in September 2007. But despite increased bus ridership, the University continues to face a parking crunch, said Elizabeth Gentry, assistant vice president for Financial and Administrative Services.

Continuing Ed turns to Facebook

February 3, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The question is familiar to many an event organizer or program coordinator: how do you keep Brown students informed? For University offices, the answers are also familiar – table slipping, posters, mailbox flyers and Morning Mail. But for one office, add to that list: Facebook.

U. hoping renewed tax law aids donors’ giving

December 5, 2008 Comments are Disabled

As the economic downturn worsens, raising questions about the University’s financial prospects, a recent move by legislators may encourage donors to use different methods of giving.

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