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Faculty Club opens Fridays to public

Earlier this month, the Faculty Club opened its doors on Friday nights to the greater Providence community. The club's eatery, which is typically only open to University-affiliated members, functions as a small restaurant on these occasions. This change is a way for Brown to open up to the community, ...


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Departments host writers from Africa, Asia

This August, three international writers joined the International Writers Project as writing fellows. Run through the Department of Literary Arts and the Watson Institute for International Studies, the program is hosting Kho Tararith of Cambodia, George Seremba of Uganda and Dul Johnson of Nigeria.


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Business center named 'program of the year'

The Rhode Island Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a collaborative venture between the Brown Forum for Enterprise and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, has been designated "Program of the Year" by the Northeastern Economic Development Association. The award recognizes the ...


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U. to provide more guidance for int'l students

The expanding international face of the student population at Brown must be met with extended academic and advising options catered to assisting with the cultural transition, Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron said at Wednesday's general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students.


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Simmons joins Muslim outreach

Partners for a New Beginning, an organization that aims to improve relations between the U.S. and international Muslim communities, welcomed President Ruth Simmons to its steering committee yesterday, according to a University press release.


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New deputy to join provost's office

Joseph Meisel will succeed Vincent Tompkins '84 as the University's deputy provost Oct. 1. The appointment marks the end of a summer-long national search coordinated by Associate Provost Nancy Dunbar and Provost David Kertzer '69 P'95 P'98, which began after Tompkins stepped down on July 1 to head a ...


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Community rallies for the DREAM Act

With repeated cries of "Education, not deportation," students gathered on the Main Green Monday at noon to voice their support of the DREAM Act, which is headed for a congressional vote this week as a part of a defense reauthorization bill.


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Alum wins Navajo pageant

Winifred Jumbo '10 was crowned Miss Navajo Nation last week, a position she will hold for the next year. The competition was part of the Navajo Nation Fair, which was held Sept. 9–12 in Arizona.


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Changes to make dent in remaining deficit

The University has begun implementing changes to support administrative and academic departments as recommended during the summer by the Organizational Review Committee. Chief among those alterations are extending grant management resources, creating an administrative service center and expanding desktop ...





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