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Teach-in contextualizes end of DACA

In a discussion titled “UndocuKnowledge: A DACA Teach In and Community Conversation,” a panel of students, faculty and staff highlighted the importance of leaving the “good immigrant bad, immigrant” mentality behind in exchange for a movement that uplifts all 11 million undocumented immigrants ...


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Singh awarded for paper on ethnic diversity

Prerna Singh, professor of political science at the Watson Institute, and Matthias vom Hau, a professor at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, received the 2016 Best Paper Award from the Comparative Political Studies Journal for a paper that challenged the idea that “ethnic diversity ...


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Sociology course selection sees rise in BEO offerings

With the growing popularity of the business, entrepreneurship and organizations concentration, there is increasing concern among sociology concentrators that the number of sociology-specific classes offered each semester is decreasing. Multiple sociology concentrators, some who chose to stay anonymous, ...


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Dining Services increases food prices, meal credit value

The beginning of the semester always kicks off with similar conversations: boasting about internships, complaining about your living situation and groaning about the ever-increasing price of dining hall food. This year, students handed over $3.00 for Blue Room iced coffee and sacrificed their points ...


The Setonian
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Students circulate petition in support of former professor

Following the release of a viral video that showed former Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies Anila Daulatzai being forcibly removed from a Southwest Airlines flight, Brown community members have circulated a petition demanding Daulatzai receive justice for her treatment. On Sept. 26, Daulatzai ...


The Setonian
Science & Research

Sleep lab links alcoholism, mood to sleep

Everybody sleeps, yet we still know so little about why, what the brain does while we do or how it affects people’s behavior. Recent studies conducted bythe University’s joint sleep research lab with Bradley Hospital hope to answer some of these questions by identifying genes that control sleep ...


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Belyakova ’19 remembered for humor, talent

Friends and faculty close to Kristina Belyakova ’19 remember them as a quietly humorous, intensely passionate and contradictory individual who avidly participated in theater productions around Brown and performed in a band. Belyakova passed away unexpectedly in the middle of August 2017, just weeks ...


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Science & Research

University opens new mindfulness center

Beginning in the late 1970s, mindfulness moved from the ashram to the laboratory, where researchers began to study its effects on health. Brown has been at the forefront, having formally introduced a contemplative studies initiative and concentration over 10 years ago. Now, Brown is opening a new center ...


The Setonian
University News

Paxson outlines University responses to crises

President Christina Paxson P’19 outlined the University’s response to the hurricane in Puerto Rico and other recent crises at the faculty meeting Tuesday. A motion to establish a Master of Science in Global Public Health was also passed, and Provost Richard Locke presented updates on the budgets ...





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