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Yellen '67 tapped for Fed

Janet Yellen '67, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as vice chairwoman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.


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All-access gym pass popular in first few weeks

With the new all-access pass offered by the Physical Education Department this semester, pass holders can attend an unlimited number of classes — a welcome change, according to athletics department administrators and enrollment statistics. The introduction of the $99 all-access pass — which ...


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Sexual misconduct policy may change

The Office of Student Life is recommending changes in the University's Sexual Misconduct Policy and the creation of an Office for Student Conduct for academic and non-academic offenses, announced Margaret Klawunn, Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services, at a Brown University Community Council ...


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Israel silences media outlets, speaker says

Contrary to the stated U.S. and Israeli policies to "incentivize" Palestinians to choose state-building over "resistance models," Israel is undermining Palestinian civil society, said Jared Malsin in a lecture Tuesday night about press rights in Israel.Malsin, a Jewish-American journalist, spoke on ...


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Speaker: Puerto Rico leads LGBTQ mov't

Puerto Rico "is on the forefront" of advancing LGBTQ rights, Pedro Julio Serrano, a leader of the LGBTQ movement in Puerto Rico, told a small gathering of about 30 in List 120 Monday evening.The event, QUEERican, is part of the Third World Center's annual Puerto Rican Identity Week, said event organizer ...


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Spring Weekend acts may have to 'turn it down'

Last year, Nas' Spring Weekend performance went on past 11 p.m., irritating some neighbors who weren't able to sleep that Friday night.  As a result, the Brown Concert Agency is taking extra care to inform the community about the potential for noise at this year's shows, which will take place April ...


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Spring Weekend tickets on sale tomorrow

Tickets for this year's Spring Weekend concerts featuring Snoop Dogg and MGMT will be available Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. on Brown Student Agency's online store at http://bsa.brown.edu, according to Abigail Schreiber '11, Brown Concert Agency's hospitality chair.


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University announces 60 staff layoffs

The University will lay off approximately 60 staff members in June, administrators announced to employees via e-mail message Monday morning. This figure does not include the 139 staff members who have opted for voluntary early retirement packages.


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Africana studies to launch grad program in fall 2011

The creation of a graduate program in Africana studies marks the latest development in the growth of the department, which hired renowned author Chinua Achebe in the fall. The Corporation approved the new program in December, said Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies and chair of the department. ...


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Med students fundraise for new building

On Friday night the Medical Student Senate hosted a fundraiser at 222 Richmond St. for the renovations that will transform it into Alpert Medical School's new Medical School Education Building. With drywall pieces scattered on the floor, large holes in walls, light fixtures missing and orange spray ...


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Departments and concentration programs face review

Five academic units are in the midst of being reviewed this semester by internal review teams — led by the Academic Priorities Committee — and external review teams of scholars from other institutions, according to guidelines and procedures for reviews of academic programs produced by the ...


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Monk lectures on 'search for self'

A scholar of one of the mystical traditions of Hinduism, Swami Atmarupananda of the international Ramakrishna Order of Monks, led four guided meditations Sunday centered around the theme "Who am I? The Search for the Self" as part of the Sixth Annual Mary Interlandi '05 Lectureship. The event, held ...



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