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Correction

An article in Thursday's paper ("Flu cases spreading quickly, BUCC hears," Sept. 24) incorrectly stated that the University would begin offering seasonal flu vaccines to the entire Brown community Thursday. Only the staff and faculty clinics started Thursday. Student flu clinics are set to start Monday ...


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Talks begin on slave trade memorial

The University's Public Arts Committee has begun considering building a public memorial to the historical ties of Brown and of Rhode Island to the slave trade, almost two years after the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice convened by President Ruth Simmons recommended one.


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Construction of SciLi resource center underway

Construction began this week on a new advising and tutoring resource center on the third floor of the Sciences Library, the creation of which was recommended in 2007 by the Undergraduate Science Education Committee to better support students taking science and math classes.


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Endowment losses weigh on budget

The University plans to reduce its annual draw on the endowment by 20 percent next year, Beppie Huidekoper, executive vice president for finance and administration, said at the first Brown University Community Council meeting of the semester yesterday.


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U. will offer new Ph.D in biology

Beginning next year, graduate students studying computational molecular biology will be able to officially work toward a Ph.D. in the field. The new program, created by the Center for Computational Molecular Biology, draws from four disciplines: ecology and evolutionary biology, applied mathematics, ...


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Musharraf reflects on Pakistan's past

Former president of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf said India poses an "existential threat" to Pakistan to a packed Salomon 101 Tuesday night. His wide-ranging speech touched on nuclear proliferation, the Talibanization of Afghanistan and the challenges of leadership.The crowd of students and faculty who ...


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Alum's green site wins grant

Chip Giller '93, founder and president of the online magazine Grist.org, was honored with a $100,000 grant this month by the non-profit Heinz Family Foundation for his work promoting awareness of environmental issues.Giller, who founded Grist in 1999 to cover environmental topics in a positive, sometimes ...


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Correction

An article in Friday's paper ("78 Report ‘Flu-Like Symptoms' this Month," Sept. 18) incorrectly stated that students were tested for the H1N1 virus at a hospital. In fact, tests were administered at the Rhode Island Department of Health on students who were brought to Health Services at Brown. ...


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Overachievers? Maybe. Busy? You bet they are.

For about one in five students at Brown, one concentration isn't enough. And for a very small minority on campus, even two concentrations don't cut it.About 12 triple concentrators graduated last spring, according to Deputy Dean of the College Stephen Lassonde. He said that number remains relatively ...


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