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R.I. Hall rededicated

In its long history, Rhode Island Hall has housed a hodgepodge of departments, from Natural Philosophy and Mineralogy. Now, the Artemis A.W. and Martha Sharp Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World can be added to the roster after a warm and genial rededication ceremony last Friday ...


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Earth-friendly light bulb project nears goal

How many Brown student groups does it take to change 67,000 light bulbs?Just one. Project 20/20, a student-run program that installs energy-efficient lighting in low-income Providence households, is nearing its goal of replacing the light bulbs in 5,000 homes with compact fluorescent lamps.The project ...


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Number of international students from India grows

As the University redoubles its efforts to increase Brown's profile abroad and attract more international students — particularly students from India — the numbers are beginning to show for it.Though China still contributes the most international students — 33 enrolled in the class ...


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Dual-degree program enters 2nd year

As a high school student, Colin MacGregor '14 thought he would eventually push aside his love of art in favor of a career in medicine. That began to change after he participated in summer art programs and worked on more personal art projects in his free time. When it came time to apply to colleges, ...


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Corporation to focus on long-term outlook

Against the backdrop of a weakened economy, a shrunken endowment and a significantly diminished budget, the University's highest governing body is set to convene this weekend to evaluate the changes the University has undergone in the last year and determine if additional adjustments are needed.


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ORC subgroups to find $14m in cuts

The University hopes to identify approximately half of $30 million in necessary budget cuts this fall through the work of 12 recently formed subgroups of the Organizational Review Committee, according to vice president for finance and administration Beppie Huidekoper.


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Bikes, handbags, birthday cake stolen

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between September 9 and September 29. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus. DPS does not divulge information ...


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Brown prof joins group of elite scholars

David Konstan, professor of classics and comparative literature, was inducted into the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences this past weekend, alongside such luminaries as former Secretary of State Colin Powell, South African civil rights pioneer Nelson Mandela and Academy Award-winning ...



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