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Prof's WHO committee sets cervical cancer policy

Joanna Cain, professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Alpert Medical School, is now at the forefront of the global fight against cervical cancer. In her position as leader of a new World Health Organization committee for fighting the disease, she will be dedicated to revising and implementing ...


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Faculty Club opens Fridays to public

Earlier this month, the Faculty Club opened its doors on Friday nights to the greater Providence community. The club's eatery, which is typically only open to University-affiliated members, functions as a small restaurant on these occasions. This change is a way for Brown to open up to the community, ...


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Business center named 'program of the year'

The Rhode Island Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a collaborative venture between the Brown Forum for Enterprise and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, has been designated "Program of the Year" by the Northeastern Economic Development Association. The award recognizes the ...


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Departments host writers from Africa, Asia

This August, three international writers joined the International Writers Project as writing fellows. Run through the Department of Literary Arts and the Watson Institute for International Studies, the program is hosting Kho Tararith of Cambodia, George Seremba of Uganda and Dul Johnson of Nigeria.


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Undergrad wins upset in election

Aspiring politicians take note — resumed undergraduate Teresa Tanzi may unseat a powerful incumbent, win election to the state legislature and help craft crucial state policies, all before receiving her Brown diploma. In fact, she has already completed the first of these three daunting tasks.


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U. to provide more guidance for int'l students

The expanding international face of the student population at Brown must be met with extended academic and advising options catered to assisting with the cultural transition, Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron said at Wednesday's general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students.


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Simmons joins Muslim outreach

Partners for a New Beginning, an organization that aims to improve relations between the U.S. and international Muslim communities, welcomed President Ruth Simmons to its steering committee yesterday, according to a University press release.


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New deputy to join provost's office

Joseph Meisel will succeed Vincent Tompkins '84 as the University's deputy provost Oct. 1. The appointment marks the end of a summer-long national search coordinated by Associate Provost Nancy Dunbar and Provost David Kertzer '69 P'95 P'98, which began after Tompkins stepped down on July 1 to head a ...


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Community rallies for the DREAM Act

With repeated cries of "Education, not deportation," students gathered on the Main Green Monday at noon to voice their support of the DREAM Act, which is headed for a congressional vote this week as a part of a defense reauthorization bill.




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