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Cancun trip canned over alcohol

The 2011 Class Board recently canceled a planned spring break trip to Cancun because of liability concerns about alcohol consumption expressed by the Student Activities Office, according to Director of Student Activities Phil O'Hara '55. A University-sponsored spring break trip is unlikely to happen ...


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U. trashes plan to cut papers

The Organizational Review Committee's recommendation that newspapers be eliminated from University dining halls will not be enacted, Richard Bova, senior associate dean of residential and dining services, wrote in an e-mail to The Herald.


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RISD junior touched by Haiti quake

After losing her father in the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti, Nathalie Jolivert decided to return to Providence. The third-year student at the Rhode Island School of Design will take on a full load of architecture classes when RISD commences its spring semester Feb. 22.


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Brunonians continue to flock to TFA

As the Feb. 19 deadline to apply for Teach For America looms, this year's graduating class, as those before it, is applying in force to the two-year teaching program.Fourteen percent of the class of 2009 applied to the highly competitive program, according to regional TFA recruiter Anasstassia Baichorova. ...


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Postdocs clarify policies and build community

In the ongoing effort to improve policies, communication and outreach for the University's postdoctoral community, sometimes the little things can mean a lot."Right now, there's no P for postdoc" on the A through Z menu on the University Web site, said Susan Rottenberg, postdoctoral program and data ...


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Bank CEO Moynihan '81 started on rugby field

The men's rugby team at Brown is technically a club, but those who are more intimate with the team know that the rugby program is not your average college club team. Rugby is a way of life, and for Brian Moynihan '81, it was the first stepping stone on his way to a prolific career.


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Supercomputer already swamped

After almost three months in operation, Brown's multimillion-dollar supercomputer is running at full capacity, according to Professor of Applied Mathematics Jan Hesthaven, the director of the computational center. Spurred by research projects initiated by many of the University's science departments, ...



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