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New podcast highlights faculty research, stories

The University’s Office of the Provost debuted “Faculty in Focus” Oct. 6, a new podcast featuring conversations between some of the University’s most distinguished faculty members and Provost Richard Locke P ’18. The podcast is intended “to strengthen awareness of our faculty and the consequential ...


Providence Ramen sets up at The Shop

Inside the coffee shop, slices of braised pork belly sizzle under the flame of a blowtorch; plump soft-boiled eggs soak in a sweet shoyu marinade; slivers of fermented bamboo shoots curl in tupperware. Saturday night saw lattes and cappuccinos make way for ramen during a special event called Ramen Night ...

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Former President of Kosovo lectures at Watson

For as long as she can remember, former President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga has fought against people and institutions that have excluded her because of her gender. In a lecture as part of the Watson Distinguished Speaker Series — jointly presented by the Brown Journal of World Affairs and the Watson ...


D’Abate, Swearer partnership praised for success

West past Federal Hill lies a low-roofed two-story building with brick walls surrounded by wood-panel houses. In the afternoons, yellow buses line up as some children play on the swings or run around the playground. But not everyone leaves when the final class bell rings — some students stay to learn ...

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Today@Brown celebrates two-year anniversary

This past week, Today@Brown celebrated its two-year anniversary of bringing campus news to the Brown community in the form of a daily email. What began as an attempt to correct problems caused by Morning Mail — the University’s previous daily distributor of campus news — has become a staple for ...

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Gutiérrez talks history of U.S.-Mexico relationship

Following leadership changes in both countries, the United States and Mexico may be moving into a new phase of their relationship, said former Mexican Ambassador to the United States Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández P’22 in a talk Oct. 28. Gutiérrez, who served as ambassador from 2017 to 2018, walked ...

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NACAC loosens college recruitment policies

The National Association for College Admission Counseling recently loosened restrictions on how colleges can recruit prospective students in response to mounting pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice. NACAC will no longer prohibit colleges from recruiting students already committed to another ...

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Campus Market rebranded as Gourmet To Go

Once known as Campus Market, the convenience store in the basement of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center was rebranded as Gourmet To Go at the beginning of the semester. With the change in name, Gourmet To Go now offers an expanded selection of prepackaged food items that Campus Market did not offer, ...

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TEDxBrownU speakers step out of the box

TEDxBrownU broke out of the box last Friday, which saw attendance numbers grow over four times from last year and each speaker centering their speech around the theme of “boxes.” “(The theme) can be interpreted in so many different ways,” said TEDx President Julianna Liu ’20 told The Herald. ...

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Power talks importance of individual change

On June 4, 1989, Ambassador Samantha Power was working for an Atlanta TV station covering sports news — her summer job after her first year at Yale —  when one of the screens in the video booth where she was working started flashing images of students protesting in Tienanmen Square, Beijing. The ...

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Teach-in critiques colonialism in Watson

Student panelists spoke passionately about their experiences of colonialism in the curriculum and classrooms of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs during a packed Wednesday teach-in. The Watson and the Africana Studies department sponsored the student-run event, titled “Colonialism ...

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UCS amends club recognition policies

The Undergraduate Council of Students passed two amendments to its code of operations concerning student group recognition and heard updates on committee initiatives during its Wednesday meeting. The first amendment establishes an enrollment requirement for UCS-approved student groups. Category I student ...

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Undergrads cite climate change as most pressing issue

Almost 40 percent of Brown undergraduates agree that issues relating to the environment and climate change are the most important facing this country today, according to The Herald’s fall 2019 undergraduate poll. No other answer garnered more than 16 percent of undergraduates’ support — the second ...

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