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Med School to host HIV conference

The Alpert Medical School will co-host a conference designed to address HIV prevention and treatment at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador in Quito, Ecuador, on Thursday and Friday. Jointly sponsored with Rhode Island College, the conference will bring together Ecuadorian medical students, ...


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Hip hop politico opens week on Puerto Rico

For Rosa Clemente, 2008 vice-presidential nominee for the Green Party and an active community organizer and hip-hop activist running for a seat in the New York State Senate, radicalism is the means through which to obtain change. Clemente stressed a radical approach during her emotional opening convocation ...


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David Shields '78 challenges nonfiction

"So many contemporary novels are fundamentally un-serious. They start off with truly interesting narratives, but end up with all their attention on cranking out pre-formatted narratives," said David Shields '78, who spoke on Wednesday night as the third writer in the Great Brown Nonfiction Writers Lecture ...


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Financial aid director updates UCS

Director of Financial Aid Jim Tilton spoke at Wednesday's general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students about the positive impact of financial aid initiatives introduced by the Corporation in the 2008–09 academic year.


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Races underway for both R.I. House seats

While Patrick Kennedy has shaken up the race for Rhode Island's First District by announcing his retirement, U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin faces a contentious race to defend his seat in the state's Second District. His opponents include Democrat Betsy Dennigan and Republicans Michael Gardiner and Mark Zaccaria. ...


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Crime Log: Screws, signs missing from SciLi

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Feb. 4 and March 4. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus. DPS does not divulge information on cases ...


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Workshop advises friends of sexual assault survivors

In a cozy room in the Sarah Doyle Women's Center Tuesday evening, students with all levels of background knowledge gathered to participate in a workshop on sexual assault as part of Sex Week. The workshop, titled "I'll Only Tell a Friend: Learning the Best Ways to Help Someone Who's Been Hurt by Sexual ...


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Community council addresses safety, violence

Tuesday's Brown University Community Council meeting focused on the community's safety concerns and the repercussions for student misconduct. A committee of students, faculty and public safety officers has started reviewing pedestrian safety on campus, said Russell Carey '91 MA'06, senior vice president ...


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U. begins last phase of capital campaign

The University is making a final push for its Campaign for Academic Enrichment after achieving its goal of raising $1.4 billion in May 2009, 19 months before the campaign's end in December 2010, according to Ronald Vanden Dorpel MA'71, senior vice president for University advancement.With "luck," the ...


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Middle East experts advocate nuance on Islam

"We would be hard-pressed to come up with a distinctly Muslim value," said Nancy Khalek, assistant professor of religious studies, at "Islam and Governance: The Political Future of the Middle East," a Janus Forum-sponsored panel held Tuesday in Barus and Holley 166.


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Faculty approves tenure for all clinical chairs

At its meeting earlier this month, the faculty approved a proposal for the Alpert Medical School to establish clinical tenure for all 15 chairs of its clinical departments. The proposal — which has yet to receive the final stamp of approval from the Corporation, the University's highest governing ...


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Bill would grant RISD officers power of arrest

A bill currently before the Rhode Island General Assembly would give Rhode Island School of Design police officers the power to make arrests. The bill, introduced by State Rep. Helio Melo, D-East Providence, would give RISD police the title of "peace officers," which carries with it the right to search, ...


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Faculty stick together in work and marriage

Finding a tenured or tenure-track position is hard enough, but locating two academic job openings at once is next to impossible. Faculty recruitment — a key priority of the University's long-term Plan for Academic Enrichment — gets more complicated when a prospective hire's spouse also needs ...


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Jewelry District's new road design includes Med School

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation's project to reshape the road skeleton of the Jewelry District is at the end of its planning phase, said Lambri Zerva, design project manager for the Iway relocation project at the RIDOT. The plans are concordant with the University's vision for the area, ...


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Sex week kicks off with 'Kink' documentary

As the images of lashing whips and spanking fill the screen, the showing of the documentary "Kink," followed by a panel discussion on Sunday night, provided a kickoff for what promises to be a mind-blowing Sex Week. Using the film as a platform for discussing the intersection between race, ethnicity ...


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Fitness, aquatics center to open in Jan. 2012

Right now, Brown's athletic complex is unattractive, inconveniently located and insufficient to meet the community's needs. But come January 2012, the fenced construction site and asphalt parking lot will be replaced by a red-bricked fitness and aquatics center and a grassy tree-lined quadrangle.


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