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New SAO publicity policy in place

A revised publicity policy released by the Student Activities Office this spring outlines new guidelines for student organizations to follow when promoting group events.The updated regulations, released in April, are intended to include all forms of publicity, including social media, flyers, banners ...


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Oil spill brings alums into fray

Two Brown alums found themselves making headlines after oil began spilling into the Gulf of Mexico in late April. While one graduate garnered attention for attacking the federal government's response, the other would sink below the surface of recognition in the wake of her early resignation following ...


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Alum's father e-mailed U. officials

E-mails disclosed by the University as part of William McCormick III's lawsuit against it show that his accuser's father was in contact with senior University officials in the days before and following the female alum's allegation in 2006 that McCormick had raped her.The University disclosed e-mails ...


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Economics' popularity on the rise

After years of biology, history and international relations topping the charts, economics has become the most popular concentration at Brown the last two years, according to recent data from the Office of Institutional Research.


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Unpaid internships - and funding - in high demand

Whether it is due to the difficulties students face in landing a paid summer job or their desire to learn more about a potential career path, the number of undergraduates seeking internships has increased. In response to the growing interest, the Career Development Center is looking to hire an internship ...


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Application numbers soar, admit rate drops

As applications for Brown's class of 2014 poured in, the Admissions Office overflowed with paper — literally. With a flood of application papers that exceeded the office's capacity, Alumnae Hall had to be temporarily transformed into a holding area for the huge stacks of prospective talent.


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Brown's 2010 honorary degree recipients

This year Brown will award honorary degrees to eight individuals prominent in a variety of fields, including film, public service and historical scholarship. The recipients were selected by the Board of Fellows of the Corporation, based on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Honorary Degrees. ...


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Brown at the Beach: A College Hill reading list

Summer reading may not have been mandatory since high school, but a lack of requirements has never stopped Brown students from broadening their minds. So here it is, The Herald's very own list of must-reads for this summer, featuring books by members of the Brown community.The Genius in All of UsDavid ...


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After fiscal storm, a slow return to strength

As Brown's budget guru and planner extraordinaire, Beppie Huidekoper runs a tight ship. Her desk is covered with memos and documents, her schedule a solid block of appointments. But despite her chronic optimism, the aftermath of the recent financial crisis has proved a challenge to even this most seasoned ...


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'Reserve'-ing judgment for ROTC

At Brown today, bared navels are a more common sight then naval officers — but that wasn't always the case.Brown was once home to a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps, but 40 years ago the faculty voted to expel the program from College Hill. Now, some students want to bring it back, though ...





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