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Campus reacts to strategic plan

Students offered mixed reactions to President Christina Paxson’s strategic plan — a draft of which was released to the community Wednesday — with many praising certain elements but some voicing concerns that the plan lacked ambition. The plan, titled “Building on Distinction,” identifies ...

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U. aims to expand professional schools

In the coming months, administrators will put the finishing touches on a strategic plan to guide Brown through President Christina Paxson’s tenure. The University is slated to proceed with a number of expansion projects in a push that predates Paxson’s arrival. Graduating seniors have seen considerable ...

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Science & Research Roundup: April 24, 2013

U. launches study of HPV vaccine to treat anal cancer The University’s Oncology Research Group has begun a clinical trial for a vaccine aimed to combat anal cancer. The vaccine, developed by biotechnology company Advaxis, targets the Human Papilloma Virus and is being tested to treat a variety of ...

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Science & Research Roundup: April 10, 2013

Nobel laureates ask Congress not to cut research funding A group of Nobel laureates, including Professor of Physics Leon Cooper, signed a letter to Congress urging its members not to cut research funding as part of the budget sequester, the New York Times reported. The letter, which will be made public ...

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U. examines hands-on methods of teaching intro STEM

Several strategic planning committees were created last fall to shape the long-term goals for President Christina Paxson’s tenure. The formation of one such committee — the Committee on Educational Innovation — underscored the University’s goal to lead in higher education in developing education ...

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Science & Research Roundup: March 20, 2013

Seismic anomaly may be caused by lost tectonic plate University researchers have demonstrated that the Isabella anomaly, a region of unusually high-velocity seismic waves in California, is actually a remnant of a lost tectonic plate known as the Farallon plate. Their research was published in the Proceedings ...

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Science & Research Roundup: March 6

Researchers develop simplified climate change modeling program Researchers including Professor of Physics James Marston presented a new technique that could simplify the process of modeling climate change in a study published Tuesday in the journal Physical Review Letters. The process generally requires ...

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Science & Research Roundup: Feb. 13, 2013

Fruit fly disease results from dual mutations Though nuclear DNA is more commonly studied than mitochondrial DNA, concurrent mutations in both can result in unique diseases. In a study published last month in the journal PLOS Genetics, researchers from Brown and Indiana University examined a fruit ...

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Science & Research Roundup: Jan. 30, 2013

Intervention may prevent depression in young mothers An interpersonal intervention program called REACH might be an effective way to prevent postpartum depression in adolescent mothers, according to a Women and Infants Hospital study that included three Brown researchers as authors. The study was ...

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U. will not back retraction of prof’s study

The Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry will not retract a controversial study authored in 2001 by former Brown professor Martin Keller, according to a letter written by Andres Martin, the journal’s editor, last month. The Keller study, commonly referred to as Study ...

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