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TGIF, but wait, we still have class

A recent re-accreditation report by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges has ranked Brown ahead of many of its fellow institutions — Brown "may be the best among its peers in scheduling classes five full days a week," according to the report.Students needn't worry about the report's ...


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Alum appointed president of Mount Holyoke

Brown graduate Lynn Pasquerella will be the 18th president of Mount Holyoke College, the school announced on Monday. Pasquerella PhD'85 was selected Oct. 31 in a special meeting of the Mount Holyoke Board of Trustees after a unanimous recommendation from the Trustees' search committee."Lynn represents ...


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Developer hopes to build hotel on Brook Street

Providence real-estate mogul Ed Bishop '54 P'86 P'91 wants to build a $35 million luxury hotel on Brook Street with easy access to campus and Thayer Street businesses and is attempting to get his proposal approved by the Providence City Planning Commission.


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Rise in number of int'l students reflects national trend

The number of international students — particularly those coming from Asia — has increased dramatically on U.S. campuses over the past several years, a trend that is changing the face of college admissions in many ways.According to the Institute of International Education, more than 68,000 ...


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Tuition to rise steeply at R.I.'s public colleges

The Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education voted Monday to increase in-state tuition for its public colleges, according to the Providence Business News. The tuition hike will take effect in September 2010 and will raise tuition fees between eight and 10 percent.Of the three public institutions ...


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Blunders in e-mail transfer

Google accidently misdirected 22 students' e-mails while shifting their Brown inboxes from Microsoft Exchange to Gmail last Friday — a problem that was only resolved Tuesday, according to Computing and Information Services.


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College reaches settlement with white faculty

Benedict College, a small private school in Columbia, S.C., has reached a settlement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which sued the historically black college on behalf of three white faculty members who claimed to be victims of racial discrimination.


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Pornographic film sparks controversy

Maryland state legislators threatened to withhold funding from the University of Maryland after the student union planned a screening of the X-rated film "Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge." After the university cancelled the event earlier this month, a group of student activists screened a portion of ...


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