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Female leaders in fashion encourage Brown students

Although female consumers fuel the fashion industry, they are not often represented in the top-level management of many labels, with a majority of fashion houses being headed by male CEOs. To spotlight the leadership of women in the industry, The Powerhouse Women in Fashion panel held Tuesday evening ...

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Phi Beta Kappa elects 40 members of junior class

On Feb. 12, 2020, 40 members of the class of 2021 were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, as stated in a letter from the Secretary of the Rhode Island Alpha of Phi Beta Kappa and Professor Emeritus of French Studies Henry Majewski. Phi Beta Kappa distinction represents “outstanding ...


Providence founding documents return to City Hall

In 2011, while rummaging through a box labeled “To be indexed” in the dusty attic of City Hall, then-City Archivist Paul Campbell stumbled upon the 1648 Town Charter for the city of Providence — written on a piece of lamb vellum the size of a paperback book. Until then, the document had been thought ...

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Student group presents on safe drug use practices

In a crowded conference room in Page Robinson Hall, Laurel McIntyre ’22, Abigail Gulchin ’22, Max Heller ’23 and Noah Mlyn ’20 presented on safe drug use in a culture that maintains prohibition — on campus, in Providence and in the United States. “This presentation was formed partially as ...


Students struggle to register, request absentee ballots

As the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries continue, students attempting to request absentee ballots may already be too late, said Steve Pokorny, a program manager at the Swearer Center for Public Service. Pokorny said multiple students have contacted him to get more information about registering ...

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Bill Clinton to speak at Brown lecture

Former president Bill Clinton will speak at the University’s Casey Shearer ’00 lecture March 19, according to an email sent out to students in the English Nonfiction program. Tickets will be released in early March for University students, faculty and staff, wrote Mikele St-Germain, associate director ...

Science & Research

Academic journal honors three Black U. researchers

Earlier this February, in honor of Black History Month, three University researchers were named to a list of “100 Inspiring Black Scientists in America” released by CellPress — the publisher of renowned research journals like Cell — through its blog CrossTalk. With additional input from prominent ...

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Brown receives Carnegie community award

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching designated the University as a recipient of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification Jan. 31. With the resulting classification, the University became one of 359 other colleges and universities that actively hold the designation. Of these, ...

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Cameras installed in Hegeman Hall

Following more than 15 instances of homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti in Hegeman Hall since November 2019, the University has installed security cameras in common areas of the residence hall, said Koren Bakkegard, associate vice president for campus life and dean of students. Contractors and Department ...

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Students share experiences with financial aid appeals

When students receive their financial aid awards, the packages reflect a web of forms and information: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, College Scholarship Service profiles and other interactions with the Office of Financial Aid. But sometimes, financial circumstances change — an unexpected ...

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UCS discusses fall poll, committee projects

The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed its 2019 Fall Poll results, committee project updates and modifications to its constitution at its general body meeting Wednesday evening. UCS member Ricky Zhong ’23, who led the Council’s poll in the fall, presented significant results to the general ...

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From the archives: This day in Herald history

This article describes a piece published in the Feb. 20, 1977 Brown Daily Herald. On this day in history in 1977, Magee Hickey ’77 wrote “The Final Curtain At Trinity?” — an article covering the potential closing of Trinity Square Repertory Company, a theater organization known today as Trinity ...

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Paxson and Locke reflect on ‘Building on Distinction’

Following the midpoint of the 10-year strategic plan “Building on Distinction,” President Christina Paxson P ’19 and Provost Richard Locke P ’18 discussed the plan’s accomplishments and steps the University must take in the next five years to reach the outlined goals. “Building on Distinction” ...

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