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Safewalk promotes on-campus safety, community

When the once-bustling streets of College Hill fall silent at night, some students turn to Safewalk. On Sundays through Thursdays, between 9 p.m. and 2:15 a.m., pairs of students equipped with bright neon vests and walkie-talkies accompany their peers from one destination to another. DPS officers and ...

University News

Faculty talk history of presidential impeachment

As the presidential impeachment hearings unfold in the nation’s capital, the political science department and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brought the conversation to College Hill. In a faculty forum Tuesday evening, the panelists discussed various aspects of the impeachment ...

University News

Grad students rally for improved benefits

Graduate students rallied on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center Tuesday to reiterate demands for a union contract that would improve benefits for graduate student workers before delivering a book of letters from community members to the office of President Christina Paxson P’19. Tuesday ...

Science & Research

University researchers analyze Hepatitis C spread

To better understand and analyze how Hepatitis C spreads in communities through injection drug use, University researchers compared the spread to a similar means of disease transmission mosquitoes. Hepatitis C is a viral infection that can spread through contact with contaminated blood, a spread occurring ...

University News

Beloved University professor passes away at 64

Associate Professor of History Robert Douglas Cope— known as Doug by colleagues, friends and family — passed away Oct. 6 at the age of 64. During his 31-year stretch at the University, Cope became well-known among undergraduates for his vibrant and engaging lectures in courses on colonial Latin ...


Rhode Islanders report housing, jobs as most pressing challenges

Ocean State residents generally say that poor access to affordable housing lowers the quality of their communities more than any other factor, according to a report issued by health insurance provider Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island in partnership with the University’s School of Public Health. The ...

Science & Research

Project studies Pollock through fluid mechanics

While Jackson Pollock is most known for his unique painting style, some people admire his work for a vastly different reason. To engineers, Pollock’s work is fascinating because fluid mechanical analysis shows that his unique technique allowed him to overcome certain common difficulties involved in ...

University News

Shooting survivor talks benefits of counseling

On the morning of April 16, 2007, Lisa Hamp was in a computer class at Norris Hall on the campus of Virginia Tech when a gunman entered the building. Eleven minutes later, 33 people were dead. “It happened so fast, but the moments really feel like forever,” Hamp said. Hamp and her classmates survived ...

University News

BrownConnect celebrates five-year anniversary

For two hours on Thursday, the CareerLAB found itself at the center of Brown’s party scene, as attendees poured into 167 Angell St. to celebrate the five-year anniversary of BrownConnect — an initiative that provides students with internships, funding opportunities and alumni connections. Inside ...

Science & Research

Science and Research Roundup, Nov. 15

Troubleshooting the physics behind turbulence As students look ahead to Thanksgiving break and trips through T.F. Green and Boston Logan airports, scientists on campus are preparing to study the physics behind the ever-present phenomenon of turbulence. With a grant from the Simons Foundation, University ...

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