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Arts & Culture

Art, aliens invade Thayer Street for festival

Thayer Street was lined with white tents housing over 100 artists and craftspeople Sunday, as crowds wove their way through the stalls. Students may claim to have encountered some strange sights on Thayer Street before, but this weekend’s scene of people dressed in larger-than-life alien costumes ...


‘Comedy Tonight’: Musical transports crowds to Rome

Light, punny and packed with satire, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” presented by Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan is sure to send audience members home chuckling. Directed by Paul Martino ’17, the musical features a comically absurd plot, a lively set and talented actors. Set ...

The Setonian
Science & Research

Brothers explore future of visual Turing tests

A new test developed by researchers at Brown and Johns Hopkins University could allow for vast improvements in the ability of computer vision systems to recognize objects. The research team constructed a “visual Turing test” to evaluate how computer vision systems understand images compared to humans, ...

The Setonian
Science & Research

Research links HIV, smoking, relationships

HIV interventions should be expanded to incorporate relationship dynamics and involve smoking cessation methods, according to results from a study led by a University researcher. The study recruited male couples in its investigation of the association between smoking behavior, HIV disease management ...

Arts & Culture

Exhibit challenges ceramics’ conventions

Upon entering the lobby of the List Art Center, a massive pyramidal structure of stoneware and porcelain loops bombards the eye, each loop resting delicately on top of the other like an abandoned pile of pasta. A grid of what appears to be starched underwear spans the right wall of the lobby, each pair ...

University News

Job prospect concerns differ by discipline

Though the economy’s slow recovery is making it harder for students to land jobs, many sophomores rushing to declare their concentrations before Tuesday’s deadline were pursuing their passions without worrying about getting hired, according to the results of a Herald poll conducted March 3-4. Approximately ...

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University News

Int’l. survey examines U. reputation in academia

The University will distribute a survey in the coming months to assess Brown’s reputation with scholars, students and others both abroad and within the United States. The survey is meant to provide a “full and complete baseline assessment of the awareness and perceptions of Brown among various ...

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