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Gift to fund new position in Islamic humanities

The Corporation formally accepted a $2 million donation at its October meeting from Prince Karim Aga Khan IV P'95 to fund a visiting professor of Islamic humanities. The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili branch of Islam, has a "long-standing connection" to Brown, said Vice President for ...


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BUCC discusses gay rights, homophobia on campus

Following the suicide of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi and amid increased national media attention concerning homophobia and the issue of gay rights, the Brown University Community Council addressed the dangers of anti-gay sentiments on campus and the means through which the University could ...


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Lost students found in N.H.

Three Brown students were rescued after being lost overnight in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. New Hampshire Fish and Game officers and volunteers found them safe at 2 a.m. Monday.


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Number of A's awarded grows for another year

Grades at Brown have never been higher. For the 2009-10 school year, 54.4 percent of grades were A's, 21.9 percent B's, 4.1 percent C's and 16.5 percent were S's, according to statistics published by the Office of Institutional Research. Only 2.5 percent of grades were recorded as no credit.


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In talk, Rose dissects a 'new racism'

Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Tricia Rose MA'87 PhD'93 urged students and colleagues to question the idea of a colorblind society in a lecture Thursday night. Speaking to a full Pembroke Hall 305, she said there is a need to recognize black culture as legitimate.


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German studies looks at new approach

The Corporation formally accepted a $3 million gift Saturday toward the Humanities Initiative, which, according to a University statement, will "foster the development of interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate programs" — a goal that, for the past five months, a committee from the Department ...





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