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GOP candidate assesses gov. race

Speaking with the Brown Republicans Tuesday night, John Robitaille, the presumptive Republican nominee for governor, offered his assessment of the state of the race and outlined the economic positions around which he intends to focus his campaign.


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National funding for U. greenhouse

Brown has received a $650,000 stimulus grant from the National Science Foundation to renovate the research facilities and infrastructure of its Plant Environmental Center, according to Director Fred Jackson. Judith Bender, professor of biology and principal investigator for the grant, said she hopes ...


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Meiklejohn apps increase 38 percent

The Meiklejohn Peer Advising Program had a 38 percent increase in the number of applicants, from 375 in 2009 to 517 this spring. The Meiklejohn leadership made a concerted effort to publicize the program, holding three information sessions and advertising at a table at J. Walter Wilson, said Ann Gaylin, ...


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Faculty debate engineering school

A Tuesday faculty forum to discuss a proposal to transform the division of engineering to full-fledged school drew about 60 professors and administrators, mostly from the sciences, and many of whom expressed skepticism of the proposal. The most contentious part of the discussion, which preceded an April ...


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Snoop Dogg, MGMT to headline Spring Weekend

After much anticipation, the Brown Concert Agency announced that smooth-spitting rapper Snoop Dogg and the kaleidoscopically electric MGMT will headline this year's Spring Weekend concert, which will also feature Major Lazer, the Black Keys and Wale and will take place over the weekend of April 23–25.This ...


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Breach hits hundreds of employees

A data breach involving unauthorized access to paper records of Brown employees and their family members occurred in December, and Brown officials were notified of the breach Jan. 5, said David Sherry, chief information security officer.Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island accidentally sent paper ...


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COE will send interns to Hong Kong

This summer, Brown's Commerce, Organizations and Entrepreneurship Program is launching a pilot internship program in Hong Kong. According to Maria Carcovick, the program's administrative director, two to three students will be placed with two private Hong Kong-based financial companies that have operations ...






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