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Watch your step! Campus curses abound

You might think your chances of graduating are related to how much you study, or that with responsible behavior you'll have a safe and stable love life. But according to a number of Brown myths and legends that have endured over the years, your fate might be sealed by a careless misstep — literally. ...


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For e-mail, Brown turns to Google

The Brown e-mail accounts of every undergraduate will be switched from Microsoft Exchange to Gmail by the end of September, a move that will provide students increased storage space and access to several Google applications.


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Recent grads planning trip to North Korea

While the United States and other nations struggle to respond to North Korea's recent aggressive military posturing, three recently graduated seniors are still moving forward with their planned trip to bring a group of about 18 students and professors to the secretive state by way of China in August. ...


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Wedding bells ring out on College Hill

Destination weddings have become increasingly popular in recent years. Today, brides- and grooms-to-be often travel to exotic locales in the United States and abroad. The tropical islands of the Caribbean, the romantic cities of Europe and the pristine beaches of Hawaii are all frequent destinations ...


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Simmons, Gregorian tapped by Obama

President Ruth Simmons and former Brown President Vartan Gregorian have been appointed to President's Commission on White House Fellowships, the White House announced last month. They are among 28 members President Barack Obama selected for the commission, which recommends candidates for the White House ...


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Metcalf overhaul planned after new building scrapped

Months after scuttling plans to build an ambitious new brain science building in the wake of financial losses, the Corporation has approved a "schematic design" for the renovation of Metcalf Chemistry and Research Laboratory into a new "mind brain behavior" center, according to Vice President for Facilities ...


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Watson's Kennedy '76 abruptly quits post

David Kennedy '76 resigned abruptly last month as vice president for international affairs and interim director of the Watson Institute for International Studies, shortly after University of Michigan sociologist Michael Kennedy was selected as Watson's new director.


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'Internationalization' slowly gets defined

With three years down, one to go in her Brown education, Samira Thomas '10 has a specific goal set for next year: a thesis on the redevelopment of post-conflict cities with an emphasis on Kabul, Afghanistan. But until this year, Thomas said she had few opportunities to pursue her concentration, Urban ...





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