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BrownBares uncovers student bodies for student body

It has been called a microcosm of Brunonian culture, a "Craigslist for Brown" and an inspiration for students and alums to pose nude on the roof of the GeoChem Building, in Faunce House, in Sayles Hall, in Steinert Practice Center and in Salomon Center. While much of the hype of BrownBares.com on campus ...


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New day shelter offers 'community of love'

For Juan Delgado, 43, homelessness was "almost an addiction." After three years on the streets — sleeping on bridges, in parks and in abandoned houses — and seven years of traveling from shelter to shelter, he finally found a cure. 


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Senior's 'Zoostalgia' revisits ages past

Weeping woolly mammoths, buck-toothed Neanderthals and a fire-breathing North America — Manvir Singh's '12 new book, "Zoostalgia," is full of quirky and inviting illustrations like these that draw in readers regardless of their background in biology. "Zoostalgia," which is now available at a handful ...


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From PLME to Med School: Moving off the Hill

Pre-med students enrolled in the University's Program in Liberal Medical Education are not afraid of obligations. They have committed to a profession at the fresh-faced age of 18 or 19 years old, something most students are unwilling to do. They have committed to a place — a school and a city ...


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Campus leftovers feed R.I. homeless

The Swearer Center for Public Service van carrying over 20 pounds of food donations does not encounter much traffic on its midnight trips down the hill to Kennedy Plaza. While most occupants of the homeless shelter at the Mathewson Street United Methodist Church are sleeping, students from Brown's Food ...


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Italian delicacies delight on Federal Hill

For many students, Federal Hill is the elusive strip of pricey Italian restaurants reserved for dinners during Family Weekend. But there's another side to the neighborhood waiting to be explored — at just a short distance from the Dunkin Donuts Center and the Financial District, it is easy to ...


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Brown's 'unofficial historian' remembered by faculty and staff

When asked to describe Martha Mitchell, former University archivist, those who knew her pause for a few moments as they choose the words to best represent her. When they do begin to speak, it is with a hint of awe that they share their memories of this "extraordinary," "very witty" and "generous" person. ...


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Hidden gems abound at the Haffenreffer

With his bushy white hair, active Twitter feed and hipster glasses, Steven Lubar, professor of American studies, is not your typical museum director. He presides over a collection of artifacts including jade coins and primitive spearheads, all lovingly labeled and nestled away in a corner of the Main ...


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Professors present research to global community

While a Swiss resort might seem like the perfect winter getaway, the World Economic Forum conference, held Jan. 25-29 in Davos, Switzerland, had nothing to do with skiing and fine chocolate. For the four professors who went — Professor of Neuroscience John Donoghue PhD'79 P'09 P'12 MD'16, Professor ...





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