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Hicks '11 killed on biking trip

Paige Hicks '11 was killed July 20 while leading a cross-country bike trip, raising money for affordable housing.Hicks, of Chesterfield, Mo., was struck by a tractor trailer on U.S. Highway 18 in South Dakota, said Lt. David Berkeley of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. Hicks had pulled over on the side ...


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Metcalf renovations begin, close Soldiers Arch

The transformation of Metcalf Chemistry and Research Laboratory into a home for the newly created Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences has begun, according to Vice President for Facilities Management Stephen Maiorisi. The first phase of construction, which began in early June, ...


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Central Falls district moves forward

Two months after school officials agreed to rehire teachers and faculty who lost their jobs at Central Halls High School, the district is preparing to rehabilitate the underperforming school for the upcoming academic year.  The mass firings that sparked national headlines originally came in the ...


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Chipotle to bring locally grown flavor to Thayer

The competition for Mexican food on campus is about to spice up. Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to open a Thayer Street location around November, said Chris Arnold, public relations director for the company. The restaurant will move into the space previously occupied by Roba Dolce on the corner of ...


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Unpaid internships - and funding - in high demand

Whether it is due to the difficulties students face in landing a paid summer job or their desire to learn more about a potential career path, the number of undergraduates seeking internships has increased. In response to the growing interest, the Career Development Center is looking to hire an internship ...


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Application numbers soar, admit rate drops

As applications for Brown's class of 2014 poured in, the Admissions Office overflowed with paper — literally. With a flood of application papers that exceeded the office's capacity, Alumnae Hall had to be temporarily transformed into a holding area for the huge stacks of prospective talent.


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Brown's 2010 honorary degree recipients

This year Brown will award honorary degrees to eight individuals prominent in a variety of fields, including film, public service and historical scholarship. The recipients were selected by the Board of Fellows of the Corporation, based on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Honorary Degrees. ...


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Brown at the Beach: A College Hill reading list

Summer reading may not have been mandatory since high school, but a lack of requirements has never stopped Brown students from broadening their minds. So here it is, The Herald's very own list of must-reads for this summer, featuring books by members of the Brown community.The Genius in All of UsDavid ...


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After fiscal storm, a slow return to strength

As Brown's budget guru and planner extraordinaire, Beppie Huidekoper runs a tight ship. Her desk is covered with memos and documents, her schedule a solid block of appointments. But despite her chronic optimism, the aftermath of the recent financial crisis has proved a challenge to even this most seasoned ...


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Service and schoolwork combine in new program

Community service is a part of many Brown students' extracurricular experience, but new programs — such as the Engaged Scholars Initiative — at the Swearer Center for Public Service support service learning in courses and research. The center is particular about using the term "engaged scholars" ...




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