Water molecules have been found on the moon by a research team headed by Professor of Geology Carle Pieters. But like many momentous scientific advances, the discovery was made almost by accident.
The Undergraduate Council of Students passed a revision to its Code of Operations Wednesday, allowing for official recognition of student groups whose primary purpose is fundraising for off-campus organizations.
The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between September 9 and September 29. 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 ...
"Operation Red Cup" may sound like the most epic house party of all time, but it is in fact quite the opposite — a full-scale effort by the city of Providence to crack down on the raucous behavior of Providence College, Johnson and Wales University and Rhode Island College students carousing off ...
The University hopes to identify approximately half of $30 million in necessary budget cuts this fall through the work of 12 recently formed subgroups of the Organizational Review Committee, according to vice president for finance and administration Beppie Huidekoper.
"At Classical, they used to call me the eternal freshman — and in high school that wasn't entirely a compliment," writer Jonathan Weiner told a Salomon 101 crowd of community members and a smattering of students Wednesday night.
Brown professors are among a team of researchers that recently received a $10.5 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study a new treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Brown faculty will lead two of the study's six sub-projects.
Brown and McGill University researchers have discovered an important relationship between cells of the immune system — a finding that might someday benefit patients receiving bone marrow and organ transplants.
The University spent nearly $160,000 on various lobbying activities, including direct contact with government officials to influence national, state and local legislation, in the 12 months ending in June 2008, according to its most recent publicly available tax filings.
"This is another example of political correctness, and it's wrong," local radio talk show host John DePetro said during Monday's rally for Columbus Day, a demonstration against the University's decision last spring to change the name of the holiday weekend to Fall Weekend.
Thousands of people from across the country, including a number of Brown students and Providence community members, gathered in Washington, D.C. over the long weekend for the inaugural National Equality March, an event calling for equal civil rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans. ...