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Ryan Saadeh '20 was one of 46 American students to receive a Marshall Scholarship, which will cover the cost of one to three years of post-graduate study.

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Ryan Saadeh ’20 wins Marshall Scholarship

January 23, 2020 0 comments

In December, Ryan Saadeh ’20 won a 2020 Marshall Scholarship, a prestigious fellowship that covers the costs of one to three years of post-graduate study in the United Kingdom.

Applications drop 5 percent for class of 2024

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Applications drop 5 percent for class of 2024

January 23, 2020 0 comments

The University’s total applicant pool for the class of 2024 dropped five percent from the class of 2023, marking the first drop in applicants since the class of 2016, said Dean of Admissions Logan Powell. A total of 36,592 students applied this year, Powell said, as opposed to the 38,674 […]

PPSD staff work to improve school culture

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PPSD staff work to improve school culture

January 23, 2020 0 comments

In the wake of a state takeover of the Providence Public School District, Gilbert Stuart Middle School teachers and administrators are implementing new strategies aimed at meeting every child’s needs.

Kate Felder was given a Rising Star Excellence Award. The Excellance Awards highlight exceptional University employees annually.

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Kate Felder named University staff Rising Star

January 23, 2020 0 comments

Kate Felder, data specialist and assistant to the executive director at Brown University Department of Public Safety, was awarded the 2019 Rising Star Excellence Award for University staff Dec. 19.

Neil Sarkar (left) and Ira Wilson (right) co-lead a partnership to delve into the state’s healthcare system by accessing claims data.

Science & Research

Claims database enhances health care research

January 23, 2020 0 comments

After securing access to Rhode Island’s All-Payer Claims Database through a partnership between Brown-based Advance Clinical and Translational Research and the Rhode Island Department of Health, five researchers now have the resources to ask questions about the state’s health care utilization.

Since late November of last year, over fifteen instances of homophobic graffiti have been found in Hegeman Hall dormitory.

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DPS investigates Hegeman homophobic graffiti

January 22, 2020 0 comments

The Department of Public Safety has launched an active, ongoing hate crime investigation into more than 15 incidents of homophobic graffiti inside Hegeman Hall dormitory.

In Providence school struggles, staff support students

Metro

In Providence school struggles, staff support students

January 22, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series A look inside a Providence Public School

This is the first in a two-part series called, “A look inside a Providence Public School”The phone rings in the main office of Gilbert Stuart Middle School. The office is empty except for two secretaries; it’s 4 pm, and students have already gone home for the day. One of the women takes the call.

As part of the Good Night Lights program, the crane light displays help brighten the nights of patients at the Hasbro Children’s Hospital.

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University crane shines for families at Hasbro Children’s Hospital

January 22, 2020 0 comments

Each night at 8:30 p.m., the patients at Hasbro Children’s Hospital await their “magic minute” during which light displays all over Providence blink in their direction to say goodnight.

The Whiskey Republic is a bar frequented by Brown students. New management plans to remodel the interior and the exterior in March.

Metro

The future of ‘Whiskey Wednesdays’

January 22, 2020 0 comments

Local entrepreneurs Garry Williams and Frank Manfredi Jr. took over management of the Whiskey Republic, a bar on the Fox Point waterfront, on Jan. 1.

Ceremony tea shop opened on Thayer Street Dec. 13th. It is owned by Michelle Cheng, who also owns Leafy Green tea company.

Metro

New tea shop sources local produce and customers

January 21, 2020 0 comments

Despite the challenges of seasonal student presence on Thayer Street, the crowd of customers shows that Ceremony finds business steadily growing.