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  1. Would the 'Hidden Figures' Leading Ladies Go to Space?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... has an MA from NYU's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program and an AB in mathematics from Brown University. When not writing, reading or thinking about space, Sarah enjoys musical theatre and mathematical papercraft. You can follow her ...


  2. Poet talks anxiety, climate change, writing with studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Campus

    ... and 11 poetry books. She curates a reading series in Rhode Island, as well as teaches nonfiction writing at Brown University. "The deck is definitely stacked against us, like she said," Alvelo said. "It's easier to damage than repair. I think ...


  3. Transgender Rights: Local LGBTQ community fearful of what's to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... that's not there," said Rini. Rini is not the only one fearful of what's to come, Aaron Shapiro, a gay Brown University Medical Student.. thinks the implications of this move could be massive. "I am genuinely concerned that we have the potential to ...


  4. Many stroke patients do not receive life-saving therapyRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... brain. " said Tracy Madsen, M.D., Sc.M., lead researcher and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Brown University in Rhode Island. "We wanted to see if these quality improvement efforts were making a difference." The study reviewed records ...


  5. Dia Art Foundation Names Courtney J. Martin as Deputy Director and Chief CuratorRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Artforum Intl.

    Dia Art Foundation announced today that Courtney J. Martin, currently an assistant professor in the history of art and architecture department at Brown University, has been appointed as deputy director and chief curator. Martin will lead the curatorial department as well as oversee the collections, exhibition programming, and the acquisition of new works.


  6. Even at anything-goes Carnival, these lyrics raise eyebrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    ... during Carnival than worrying about lost traditions. James N. Green, director of the Brazil Initiative at Brown University's Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, says there is a constant debate about whether Carnival has ...


  7. VIDEO: Heritage senior Seth Stanley leads War EaglesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... 20 or more points 12 times this season. a Has two double-doubles this season. a Being recruited by John Brown University and Southwest Baptist University. As the basketball hit the backboard with a thud, the chances of it actually going through the ...


  8. Back after a century, for-profit medical schools could make impactRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    More than 100 years ago, the influential "Flexner Report" on medical education decried the then-prevalent model of for-profit medical education, leading to its complete disappearance from the United States for decades. But just recently, for-profit medical education has returned, note three Brown University scholars in a new JAMA article that considers what the revival might mean.


  9. Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gapRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... hearing an average of 8,000 words a day were averaging 12,000 a day when the coaching ended, Molina said. Brown University has begun an independent study to track whether the improvement was enough to make a difference once those children begin ...


  10. Business | Brennan, Recupero, Cascione, Scungio & McAllister Add Two Attorneys to Prov OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (1988) and his under graduate degree, magna cum laude, from Brown University (1983). A resident of Pawtucket, Anderson is a member of the Board of Directors of Alliance Blackstone Valley Federal Credit ...


  11. Struggles of world's refugees spotlighted at Stony Brook forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    ... He had to flee Syria, after he said he was imprisoned and tortured there, and was on a scholarship to Brown University. However, he's been denied U.S. entry after a visit to the Middle East, while his pregnant wife remains in America. "For no ...


  12. Three Penn students headed to Colombia this month to mingle with Nobel laureatesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... League student body leaders signed the "No Apologies Initiative" presented by the student body president of Brown University. "Just looking at that, even though this initiative calls on getting rid of app fees for low-income students, I think it ...


  13. Brain-computer interface advance allows fast, accurate typing by people with paralysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Science Blog

    ... BrainGate . Leigh Hochberg , MD, PhD, a neurologist and neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital , Brown University and the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology in Providence, Rhode ...


  14. Sketching the Beginnings of Life, One Cell at a TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scientific American

    ... Rather, Steinert was exploring a microscopic snail embryo in 3-D at the YURT, a virtual reality theater at Brown University. For her undergraduate senior thesis here, she dove into the past and future of scientific imaging. She was drawn to how ...


  15. Santa Clara University Global Social Benefit Fellowship to Accept...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... Green's Work on Purpose, Global Citizen Year, University of Oregon's Sustainable City Year Program and Brown University's Swearer Sparks storytelling platform. The presentation of the 2017 Cordes Innovation Awards are not open to the general public. ...


  16. News Roundup | 2.22.17Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Emory Wheel

    ... independently. Simon & Schuster withdrew its publication deal Monday for Yiannopoulos' memoir, written by Brown University Student Body President Viet Nguyenthat urged select universities to automatically waive all college application fees for ...


  17. Identifying Strategies to Reduce Poor Outcomes in Women With Stroke...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Circulation

    From the Department of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence ; and Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor . From the Department of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence ; and Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor .


  18. Playwright Steven Levenson's Split-Level Family LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New York Observer

    ... by his parents, was a sixth-grade Ed Sullivan in Bye Bye Birdie and learned playwriting from Paula Vogel at Brown University. "I grew up reading Jewish literature, obvious people like Philip Roth and Arthur Miller," he remembers, "and, in writing ...


  19. IDG Contributor Network: What is OWASP, and why it matters for AppSecRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Network World

    ... a security services provider in Framingham, MA with clients such as Smith & Wesson, Middlesex Savings Bank, Brown University and SMBs. She can be reached at


  20. More than 500 Leaders Call for Doubling Strength of America's Best...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Common Dreams

    The signers, including the mayor of Worcester, Massachustts; the head of the Institute for Environment and Society at Brown University; the Vice President of Independence Solar and the owner of Maine's Austin Street Brewery sent a letter to the governors asking them to "deliver clean air and a safe, healthy climate for us all." Specifically, the letter calls for governors to "double the strength of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative" to head off the worst effects of climate change.