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Anthro museum gets grant

A grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, awarded in June to the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology as part of a K-12 Civics Initiative Major Grant, will be used for outreach programs for local schools. The museum was one of eight groups to win the grant.


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Professor's team unearths Maya king's 'sinister' tomb

In what he termed a "colossally important find," Professor of Anthropology Stephen Houston and his team of experts discovered the tomb of an ancient Maya king this summer. Located in Guatemala, the tomb enclosed the remains of the dead ruler, along with extraordinarily well-preserved examples of Maya ...


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Metcalf renovations move profs to Wayland Square

Correction appended. Professors in the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences moved into a temporary home at 229 Waterman St. over the summer. The relocation to Wayland Square was caused by the long-term construction taking place in the Metcalf Lab, scheduled to be fully renovated ...


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Big Boi to headline BCA fall concert

OutKast rapper Big Boi will headline Brown's fall concert, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, on Lincoln Field, according to a Brown Concert Agency press release. The concert will also feature Stegosaurus — the stage identity of DJ James Hinton '10, a former BCA bookings chair.


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Coffee and couches: new campus center debuts

It is a truth universally acknowledged that any campus space with comfy couches and food must be in want of students. The Brown community's enthusiastic adoption of the new Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center — completed after a year of extensive renovations to Faunce House — is no exception ...


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Swearer Center reorganizes staff to meet new budget

Facing budget cuts, the Swearer Center for Public Service plans to focus on its most important services and redistribute responsibilities among student workers and remaining staff. The center's reorganization comes after four program advisors were laid off last year. After the layoffs, their responsibilities ...


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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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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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