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Brown faces dilemma with assault accusations

After a federal judge expressed apprehension earlier this month over the University's decision to handle a rape allegation internally without notifying law enforcement, representatives from a students' rights organization and a sexual assault victims' advocacy group have both criticized universities' ...


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Fall term might stay longer

The College Curriculum Council met last month to discuss changes to the academic calendar that might permanently start the school year the Wednesday before Labor Day in order to make the fall and spring semesters the same length.


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Service and schoolwork combine in new program

Community service is a part of many Brown students' extracurricular experience, but new programs — such as the Engaged Scholars Initiative — at the Swearer Center for Public Service support service learning in courses and research. The center is particular about using the term "engaged scholars" ...


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Med School breaks ground on new home

An abandoned jewelry factory seemed an odd venue for a gathering of University officials, politicians, alums and lab-coat-clad medical students on Monday afternoon. The old factory's floor was hidden under sheets of cardboard taped together, and the bright orange spray paint on the walls stood out against ...


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University provides local flood relief

In the wake of severe flooding earlier this month in Rhode Island, Brown has been working on coordinating a multifaceted relief effort. President Ruth Simmons asked Marisa Quinn, vice president for public affairs and University relations, and Russell Carey '91 MA'06, senior vice president for corporation ...


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URI, Brown plan more research collaboration

Brown and the University of Rhode Island hope to expand research collaborations in the future, according to the vice presidents for research at both universities. In his April 8 inauguration speech, URI President David Dooley also said he wants to strengthen research opportunities between URI and Brown."I ...





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