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Kate Felder was given a Rising Star Excellence Award. The Excellance Awards highlight exceptional University employees annually.

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Kate Felder named University staff Rising Star

January 23, 2020 0 comments

Kate Felder, data specialist and assistant to the executive director at Brown University Department of Public Safety, was awarded the 2019 Rising Star Excellence Award for University staff Dec. 19.

The professor of the popular biology class detailed his course’s main objectives and values as well as his personal career.

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Behind success of Kellner’s course ‘Diversity of Life’

November 25, 2019 0 comments

James Kellner, assistant professor of environmental studies, holds up a Trilobite fossil, describing the ancient marine creature.

The five housemates produce most of their music around the IKEA living room table in their home.

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Student band brings new sounds to Brown

November 21, 2019 0 comments

For the student band Megafauna, production is at the core of their music. They craft synth-driven indie rock songs with both their laptops and guitars — even during their live shows, the computer plays drums.

Anthony Bogues endeavors to advance racial and economic justice inside and outside the University.

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Anthony Bogues on academia, activism, advancing justice

November 19, 2019 0 comments

Anthony Bogues regards himself as many things: a critical intellectual, scholar, writer and curator.

Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence and Professor of Economics Emily Oster increases the accessibility of her data-driven advice on pregnancy and parenting through personal experiences.

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Professor beloved for parenting advice reflects on career

November 8, 2019 0 comments

During the uniquely anxious months of pregnancy and early years of parenthood, many turn to Professor of Economics Emily Oster’s data-based books.

Anne (left) and Mariusz (right) Masnyk run the Subway on Waterman Street. The couple enjoys working together in the shop, which serves much of the Brown community.

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Couple turns Subway into family operation

October 31, 2019 0 comments

The Subway tucked on Waterman behind the Sciences Library is more than just one of the franchise’s many quick stops. It’s a local, family-run business and an opportunity for its owners, Anne and Mariusz Masnyk, to connect with each other.

Gail McCarthy has a wide fan base among students, who know her for her kindness while swiping their ID cards in dining halls on campus.

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Beloved cashier reflects on 17 years at University

October 7, 2019 0 comments

More than Sunday brunches in the Sharpe Refectory or the aroma of muffins in the Blue Room, Brown students love their dining experiences because of Gail McCarthy.

Marin Hinkle ’88 plays the role of Rose Weissman, the mother of Miriam “Midge” Maisel who is played by Rachel Brosnahan.

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Marin Hinkle ’88 finds courage in season two of ‘Mrs. Maisel’

September 20, 2019 0 comments

“I’m going to Paris.” Rose Weissman, mother of housewife turned stand-up comedian Miriam “Midge” Maisel, declares her intention to move to the City of Light in the first episode of the second season of Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” 

Rhode Island state representatives discuss East Side, College Hill

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Rhode Island state representatives discuss East Side, College Hill

February 15, 2019 0 comments

State Representative Edith Ajello (D-Providence) and State Senator Gayle Goldin (D-Providence) have both called the East Side home for at least 20 years. The two state legislators — College Hill’s representatives — were re-elected to their respective positions November 2018.

Under Ziya Gokaslan’s P’18 tenure as chief of neurosurgery at the Med School, the department has expanded its number of labs and residency program.

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Gokaslan P’18 reflects on path to chief of neurosurgery

November 25, 2018 0 comments

Ziya Gokaslan P’18 can trace his desire to be a doctor back to his childhood. His father was a surgeon, and his older brother is now an oncologist.