With the ball at the 17-yard line and just seconds left in a 31-31 game against Holy Cross on Saturday, Brown Head Coach Phil Estes didn't turn to his kicker for the Bears' field goal attempt. He sent in a wide receiver instead.
In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October, Computing and Information Services will be hosting several events to promote cyber safety in the Brown community. Presented by the Information Security Group, the events are organized to educate and help protect students from cyber ...
Climate change is difficult to predict. But trying to deduce historical precipitation patterns may help us build a model for the weather patterns of the future, geologist Wallace Broecker told a full MacMillan 115 audience Thursday afternoon.
If you don't know much about Brown's Pre-Law Society, chances are you are not alone. Over the past few years, the society has had a relatively weak presence on campus, but that may change soon.
The government's role in the pharmaceutical industry — either highly regulative or uninvolved, leaving the industry to police itself through competition — was the subject of a Janus Forum-sponsored debate Thursday night before a half-full Salomon 001.
The nation-wide debate over health care reform is also contentious in Rhode Island, where a 12.6 percent unemployment rate and an already-strained state budget make questions over health insurance a crucial subject for many elected officials.
As it enters its second year, the International Scholars Program is in an unexpected position: it has more scholarships to offer and fewer applicants vying for them.The program, whose deadline was Oct. 5, will send 20 Brown students — six more than last year — abroad this summer for internships, ...
Tired of reading Marx and Freud? Getting hand cramps from drawing benzene rings? This semester, nine students in a Group Independent Study Project on graphic novels are reading "Calvin and Hobbes" for class instead — and drawing their own multimedia masterpieces.
President Obama nominated Justice O. Rogeriee Thompson '73 to sit on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit this week. The nomination is awaiting a vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee before it goes to the full Senate for confirmation.
This fall, the local "knowledge economy" will get another boost. The Innovation Providence Implementation Council announced recently that it will be awarding $100,000 in grant funding to bolster the local knowledge-based economy.
In April of 1843, Sophia Hawthorne scratched the phrase "Man's accidents are God's purposes" into a window of Ralph Waldo Emerson's Concord, Mass. home, which frequently hosted Hawthorne, her writer husband Nathaniel, Henry David Thoreau and Louisa May Alcott.