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Brown allocates resources to deal with winter weather

Last week’s low temperatures and snowfall brought new challenges to Facilities Management and University Transportation. While the University closed Feb. 8 and students did not attend class, staff members and administrators came in to clear the snow and maintain University operations despite the cold. ...

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Providence crime statistics reveal fall semester patterns

Providence saw 5,889 crimes in total during the University’s fall semester, from Sept. 10 to Dec. 22, according to a crime statistics map released by the Providence Police Department. Crime experts confirm that a closer look reveals numerous trends related to the times of day, season and locations ...

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Popularity of S/NC option rises among undergraduates

The percentage of students taking one or more classes Satisfactory/No Credit jumped from 54.4 percent in spring 2011 to 63.4 percent in fall 2015, according to data obtained from the Office of the Registrar. The overall percentage of courses taken S/NC also increased from 17.6 percent to 20.7 percent ...

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Blue waters and now Blue Ribbons in the Ocean State

Three Rhode Island public schools — two elementary schools and one middle school — were among the 285 public and 50 private schools recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015. The honor recipients were announced by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan ...

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Mobile market benefits food stamp recipients

Recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s benefits will have their food stamps matched one-for-one by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, allowing them to buy more fresh fruits and vegetables at “Food on the Move” mobile produce markets, said Gemma Gorham, director ...

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