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Female orgasms come to Brown

Despite the chill and snow last night, Salomon 101 was packed with both women and men who came to hear Marshall Miller '96 and Dorian Solot '95 discuss the female orgasm. As "full-time professional sex educators," the couple travels around the country to speak to different groups.


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Juniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Forty juniors were elected to the Rhode Island Alpha of Phi Beta Kappa on Feb. 17. The honors society, founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, "encourages intellectual distinction among undergraduates by recognizing outstanding academic accomplishment in the course of a broad liberal education," ...


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Reception formally launches Science Center

At a grand opening for the Science Center held Wednesday night, faculty, students and administration flocked to the third floor of the Sciences Library to observe the new space's available resources. The center has been open since Feb. 5, but Wednesday evening marked its formal introduction to the Brown ...


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Digital initiative starts

In an effort to support the use of new technologies in teaching, learning and research, the University Library launched the Center for Digital Scholarship in 2009. The center will serve as "a focal point … at Brown for digital humanities and digital library methods and tools," according to the ...


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Neighborhood clashes on waterfront property

Ever since the former nightclub closed its doors over 10 years ago, the future of the Shooters property has been subject to contentious debate. But last week — in what John Rousseau of the Fox Point Neighborhood Association described as a "hard-fought victory" — the City Plan Commission ...


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UCS recommends new lounge on Pembroke campus

The Undergraduate Council of Students is recommending that the University create a new study lounge on Pembroke campus after conducting an audit of all student lounges and study spaces on campus, according to Admissions and Student Services Chair Andrew Bergmanson '11.


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Joint MBA program will start next year

The IE Brown Executive M.B.A. Program, an experimental business master's program resulting from a partnership between the University and the Instituto Empresa Business School, will begin next spring, Provost David Kertzer '69 P'95 P'98 announced Monday.Instituto Empresa is a top-tier international business ...


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After troubles, campus co-ops look to future

Watermyn and Finlandia, the two co-operatives that are part of the Brown Association for Cooperative Housing, have recently undergone significant changes, including financial restructuring and complete turnover of their residents since last September, the association's coordinator said.


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UCS continues to work on advising

When the Undergraduate Council of Students released its 2009–10 agenda, it highlighted the goal of reviewing advising at Brown. Following its pledge, UCS delivered an "Advising Review" report to the Office of the Dean of the College at the end of last semester.  In a brief list of recommendations, ...






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