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First-year dorms to undergo renovations

Following the renovations of Perkins Hall and Barbour Hall last summer, the Office of Residential Life will be renovating first-year residence halls Emery, Woolley, Morris and Champlin and upper-year halls Young Orchard #2, #4, and #10 this summer. In the past six years, Residential Life has focused ...

Science & Research

Computer science professor selected as Sloan Fellow

For the fourth year in a row, a faculty member in the computer science department has been awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship, which recognizes the work and promise of early-career scholars by awarding winners a two-year, $65,000 fellowship, according to its website. Tim Kraska, assistant professor ...

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Watson Institute launches new political podcast

The voices of Brown’s most renowned scholars have broken out of the classroom and into the airwaves. As part of a larger effort to make research from scholars of different disciplines more accessible to the community, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs launched its podcast “Trending ...

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Annenberg Institute searches for new director

In anticipation of its 25th anniversary in 2018, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform will hire a new director as it seeks to expand its mission to address inequalities in education. The main recommendations proposed in a plan called “The Annenberg Institute: A Road Map” build on the institute’s ...

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Squad2020 Study to assess first-year alcohol, drug use

Nancy Barnett, professor of behavior and social sciences at the School of Public Health, is launching a study called Squad2020 that examines how social connections and networks among first-years at Brown are related to different health behaviors, particularly alcohol and drug use. The study explores ...

Arts & Culture

Visiting production critiques capitalism

Written and directed by Ioana B. Jucan ’11 MA’13 MA’15  PhD’17, “Resistance (Happening)” tells the story of three women — Anka, Roza and Clara — as they seek a way to resist corporate exploitation and greed. Performances were held on Sept. 20 and 21 at Studio 1 in the Granoff Center ...

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Brown bolsters anti-flu programs with FluWeb

As the flu season begins, students can get vaccinated at Health Services' seventh annual flu vaccine clinic and use the program FluWeb, through which students with flu-like symptoms and illnesses can report missed class time to professors and have food delivered to their rooms, said Monica Kunkel, director ...

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Ambassador-at-large talks women’s empowerment

Cathy Russell, U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues, delivered a lecture titled “Why Empowering Women and Girls is Good for U.S. Foreign Policy” Tuesday in the Joukowsky Forum of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. The lecture discussed the importance of incorporating ...

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