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Paxson named deputy chair of Boston Fed

On Jan. 9, University President Christina Paxson P’19 was named the deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Board of Directors. Paxson was appointed by the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors and will serve as deputy chair through 2019, according to a University press release. “(Paxson) ...

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Building expansion supports growth of Watson Institute

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs opened the doors to Stephen Robert Hall Dec. 10, a new addition meant to facilitate collaborative learning for University community members, according to Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Director Edward Steinfeld. The addition ...

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Maryori Conde ’18 MAT ’19 dies in car accident

Maryori Conde ’18 MAT ’19 passed away this morning in a fatal car accident on Interstate 95 near Attleboro, Massachusetts, wrote Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes and other University administrators in a community-wide email. Another graduate student present in the vehicle sustained injuries ...

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Science & Research

Study evaluates success of weight loss surgery

In an attempt to understand what makes some patients with obesity respond better to surgery than others, Professor and Chair of Epidemiology Alison Field and her team analyzed over 10,000 patients who received weight-loss surgery. They found that patients that binge ate were able to lose weight more ...

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University promotes DIAP label for courses

Students searching for classes during pre-registration might have noticed a category in the bottom left corner of the Courses@Brown website: the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan designation, which encompasses classes that address inequality, privilege and power, race and gender in a variety of contexts. This ...

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Students commemorate legacy, impact of 1968 walkout

This article is the third in a 50th anniversary commemorative series on the 1968 black student walkout. On Wednesday morning, community members gathered on the Main Green to celebrate the legacy and activism of the students who participated in the 1968 black student walkout. “When ...

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Students prioritize societal impact, salary

“Since I was seven years old, I wanted to be a television screenwriter,” said Amelia Spalter ’22. After deciding to drop out of high school, Spalter enrolled as a visiting student at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts to pursue screenwriting. But after growing dissatisfied with the pre-professional ...


Leser '19: For global perspective, see the DailyChatter

Many of us want to stay up-to-date on the news. More than 250 Brown students take it one step further. They wake up to DailyChatter, a short newsletter that covers vitally important but under-covered events. DailyChatter drops into inboxes at six o’clock every weekday morning. Its ambitious mission ...

Science & Research

Computer science department plans expansion

At a time when cybersecurity, machine learning and artificial intelligence deeply influence the economy and public debate, more students are flocking to the University’s Department of Computer Science. After half a decade of steady increases in enrollment, the department is taking new steps to respond ...

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