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DPS’ Hans Edwardsen dies

Hans Edwardsen, assistant director of systems and technology for the Department of Public Safety since 2010, died May 31, wrote Vice President for Human Resources Karen Davis in a community-wide email Thursday. Edwardsen had collapsed May 28 and was unable to regain consciousness even after emergency ...


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Corporation approves site for performing arts center

Updated June 2 at 10:41 p.m. The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, approved the controversial site along the Walk for the new performing arts center and selected architecture firm REX to design the center during its meetings May 25 and May 26. It also approved the creation of ...


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Rene Davis appointed Title IX program officer

Rene Davis will serve as the University’s Title IX program officer starting July 17, wrote Russell Carey '91 MA’06, executive vice president for planning and policy, in a community-wide email May 18. Davis will replace former Title IX Program Officer Amanda Walsh, who stepped down in January after ...


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Pulitzer winners discuss MFA Program at University

For the past 10 years, Brown alums have consistently been nominated the Pulitzer Prizes for Drama. This April, Lynn Nottage ’86 P’20 won her second Pulitzer Prize in this category, continuing the decade long trend with her play “Sweat,” which explores economic stagnation and the lives of steel ...


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Paxson initiates new climate change task force

In response to recommendations  made by the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced plans to create a task force to address climate change and environmental concerns in University business and investment practices as well as ...


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94 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Ninety-four members of the class of 2017 were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa Society April 26, wrote Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley in an email to The Herald. The University’s Rhode Island Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is the seventh oldest out of 286 chapters in the nation, Foley ...


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University survey sheds light on course dropping

After months of designing, surveying and analyzing students’ reasons for dropping courses, a study conducted by the Office of the Dean of the College, the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning fall 2016 revealed that only a small number of students dropped ...


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Reyes ’12 named program director of FLi Center

Julio Reyes ’12 will be the inaugural program director for the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center starting June 15, wrote Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students Mary Grace Almandrez in a community-wide email Monday night. Reyes is currently at Oberlin College and Conservatory, ...


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U Melt to bring innovative grilled cheese to Thayer

A newcomer will be joining the ranks of Thayer Street businesses after a Providence Board of Licenses meeting Monday granted tentative approval for the opening of a U Melt on College Hill. The approval came the same day the owners received keys for their new location: the space at 267 Thayer formerly ...





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