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U.’s $215 million wish-list not likely to be funded

April 13, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Looking to grab a share of the federal economic stimulus bill, Brown has submitted funding requests totaling $215 million to the state’s Office of Economic Recovery and Reinvestment for five proposed construction projects.

Brown-RISD dual degree accepts just 3.5 percent

April 13, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Brown may have set a record for admissions stinginess this year — just 10.8 percent of undergraduate applicants got in — but a spot in the College was not College Hill’s most difficult ticket to punch

Longtime psychiatry chair resigns

April 7, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Martin Keller will step down as chair of the department this June, amid ongoing federal scrutiny directed at him and other researchers with financial ties to pharmaceutical companies.

Across campus, puzzlers get down with Shortz

April 6, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The room was silent except for the squeak of markers against whiteboards. Messy letters filled the boxes, building corners with words intertwined. As white space disappeared, the crowd held its breath until, suddenly, Aaron Mazel-Gee ’09 took a step back and threw up his hands. He had finished.

Students support ‘Fall Weekend’

March 30, 2009 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Herald Poll

More than two-thirds of Brown undergraduates favor changing the name of “Columbus Day” on the University calendar, according to a Herald poll conducted earlier this month.

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WEB UPDATE: Disciplinary hearing for 8 SDS members concludes

January 5, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The University Disciplinary Council panel convened to arbitrate charges against eight students involved in a heated protest of the Corporation in October concluded a hearing early Wednesday afternoon after two days of meetings.

Students storm onto Main Green

November 7, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Many Brown students had waited nearly two years for this. President-elect Obama swept the West Coast around 11 p.m. last night, essentially clinching the 44th presidency and propelling hundreds of exuberant students onto the Main Green.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Main Green jubilance: A post-election slideshow

November 5, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Photos by Min Wu, Eunice Hong, Kim Perley and Steve DeLucia

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Student found sleeping on SciLi roof; fry thief nabbed

October 31, 2008 Comments are Disabled

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Oct. 16 and Oct. 22. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus.

86.1 percent of students support Obama, poll finds

October 31, 2008 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Herald Poll

Brown undergraduates overwhelmingly support Sen. Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election, according to a Herald poll conducted earlier this week.