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Reading, discussion kick off two-day festival

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri kicked off a two-day festival of Indian literature Tuesday afternoon with a reading and discussion of her work in a jam-packed Salomon 001.The festival, which also features events with authors Rana Dasgupta and Suketu Mehta, is presented by the Literary Arts ...


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Profs debut data trove about U.S. nursing homes

The University's Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research launched a Web site last month aimed at providing researchers and policy-makers with data on the quality of nursing home care in the United States.The Web site is the first of its kind to "provide a massive amount of data all in one site ...


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Goodman '10 wins Marshall Scholarship

Jeremy Goodman '10 is among 35 students nationwide who will receive the prestigious Marshall Scholarship for two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom, the University announced Tuesday. A triple-concentrator from Bethesda, Md., Goodman is on track to graduate this May with an A.B. in physics, ...


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Jewelry District plans clear bureaucratic hurdle

The City Plan Commission unanimously approved an amendment to the University's 2006 Institutional Master Plan Tuesday night, clearing the first of two bureaucratic hurdles before renovations can begin on a new medical school building in the Jewelry District. Administrators hope to begin construction ...


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Provost asks profs to put syllabi online

Shopping period might be a little bit easier for students in 2010.Provost David Kertzer '69 P'95 P'98 has asked faculty to upload their course syllabi to the University's old and infrequently used course-preview site by the spring semester. The preview page directory, courses.brown.edu, combines descriptions ...


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Swine flu vaccine now available on campus

More than 1,600 Brown students have signed up to be immunized against H1N1 this week, now that the vaccine is available to all college students 24 and under in Rhode Island. About 350 students ventured to a makeshift clinic in Josiah's to get the vaccine Tuesday, the first day immunizations were available ...


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Med School mulls new requirement

Last week the Alpert Medical School floated a proposal that would require medical students to pass Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination in order to graduate. On Nov. 24, the Faculty Executive Committee met with Associate Dean of Medicine Philip Gruppuso about the proposed change ...


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Brown prof. awarded grant for JC virus research

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Brown a five-year, $6 million grant to perform research that will determine how the JC virus attaches to host cells in the brain. Professor of Medical Science Walter Atwood, who has researched the virus since 1991, is leading the project along with researchers ...


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Kennedy speaks on health care panel

Community members ranging from students to concerned citizens and from physicians to disgruntled politicos poured in to Andrews Hall Monday afternoon to hear a panel that included Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., speak on health-care reform.


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On next year's calendar, a 'moust'-have

Mustaches are having a moment.They've recently been spotted on stars such as Brad Pitt and George Clooney. Organizations like "Mustaches for Kids" and "Movember" encourage men to grow them to raise awareness and donations for charitable causes.But for professional photographer Ricky Chapman and the ...


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Med school softens new PLME policy

After stirring opposition from students, the University has reconsidered a policy shift that would strip undergraduates in the Program for Liberal Medical Education of their reserved spots at Alpert Medical School if they choose to apply to other medical schools.




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