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  1. April 2015 Phyllis Schlafly ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Eagle Forum

    ... students is the claim that they need "safe spaces" where their feelings can't be hurt. The safe place at Brown University, for example, was equipped with cookies, coloring books, Play-Doh, calming music, pillows, a video of frolicking puppies, plus ...

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  2. Business Newsmaker: Simmons School of Social Work recognizes alumniRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... 21.  Rehm is a nationally credentialed certified social worker (ACSW) with a Bachelor's Degree from Brown University and a Master's Degree from Simmons College School of Social Work. Rehm previously served as associate director of the Kent ...

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  3. Frenship's Barker signed to compete in same conference as siblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Blaire Barker signed to play basketball at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma on April 15 in the FHS library. A university that, coincidentally, is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics D1 school in the Sooner Athletic Conference that John Brown University competes in.

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  4. Leaked Sony emails exhibit wealthy elite's maneuvering to get child into Ivy League schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    ... in 2013 attempting to improve the Ivy League chances of his daughter, who had applied to both Harvard and Brown University. Lynton contacted Brown seeking to establish what would become of a million-dollar donation set up as a scholarship for a ...

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  5. JBU student receives prestigious Fulbright Award, will teach in TurkeyRead the original story

    Friday | The City Wire

    John Brown University English Education senior, Sarah Hubbard, was selected to receive a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Turkey for the 2015-16 academic year. Hubbard will graduate from John Brown University in May and depart for Turkey this fall to take up her appointment at a Turkish university.

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  6. JBU newspaper named student Newspaper of the YearRead the original story

    Friday | The City Wire

    John Brown University Communication students received 18 awards from the Arkansas College Media Association including Newspaper of the Year for the student newspaper. In addition, senior Nichole Coates won Newspaper Editor of the Year, junior Tarah Thomas was named Reporter of the Year, junior Klara Johannesen won Photographer of the Year and senior Lacey Fryer was named Television Producer/Director of the Year for her work on JBU's student-produced TV newscast EagleBreak.

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  7. Academic integrity and copyright law entangled in legal caseRead the original story

    Friday | Science

    In a case that explores questions of academic integrity and the intricacies of copyright law, biotech entrepreneur Andrew Mallon is suing Brown University professor John Marshall , Mallon's former postdoc adviser, for an alleged breach of copyright. The complaint , which was first reported on the blog Retraction Watch on Monday, was filed with the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts.

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  8. Could tapeworm drug be used to treat MRSA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    ... investigation for treating staphylococcal infections," explains lead author Rajmohan Rajamuthiah, from Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital. MRSA was associated with 80,461 life-threatening infections in the US in 2011, resulting in 11,285 ...

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  9. Human tape worm drug shows promise against MRSA in labRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Science Daily

    ... tapeworm drug, already approved for use in humans, could be a new tool against MRSA. Researchers based at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital show in a new study that a drug already approved to fight tapeworms in people, effectively treated ...

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  10. wrinkled grapheneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RedOrbit

    ... wrinkles provide a cell culturing environment that is more similar to that of the body. (Credit: Hurt Lab/Brown University) Scientists routinely grow cell cultures are grown in labs the world over. But they know their normal method of growing cells ...

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  11. Edmond 'Ted' Northrop Morse, Darien Veteran, Financial ExecutiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Darien Daily Voice

    Morse was born in Baltimore on Dec. 31, 1922, the only child of Ethel Luisa Dannenberg and Edmond Harris Morse. He was awarded a full scholarship to Brown University, where he matriculated in 1940.

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  12. Free speech still cool on campus, religious freedom a not so muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | World Magazine

    ... a license to behave badly in the name of religion." James, an associate professor of philosophy at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Ark., is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute's mid-career course. Follow him on Twitter @JamesEBruce ...

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  13. Common tapeworm drug effectively treats MRSA superbugs in labRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News

    ... wrote the lead author Rajmohan Rajamuthiah, a postdoctoral scholar in the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital. Last year the team reported that after screening more than 600 drugs against infected nematode ...

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  14. New study finds high mortality risks from alcohol and drug abuse among ex-prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News

    ... Writing in a linked Comment, Sarah Wakeman from Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA and Josiah Rich from Brown University, Providence, USA say: Addiction is a treatable disease and decades of scientific evidence support the efficacy of treatment to ...

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  15. Researchers add a new wrinkle to cell cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Science Daily

    ... Grown on a conventional flat surface, cells are disorganized, multipolar, and not aligned. Researchers at Brown University have developed an advanced technique for cell culturing that uses sheets of wrinkled graphene to mimic the complex 3-D ...

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  16. St. Philips honors - Dr. Bob' Kramer with award, scholarship fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dallas Morning News

    Kramer, known to his patients and friends as Dr. Bob, moved to Dallas in 1960. He received a bachelor's degree from Brown University, a medical degree from Tufts University and did his pediatrics residency at Yale School of Medicine.

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  17. John Hawkes professor Leela Gandhi talks about her new book, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Indian Express

    One of the most distinguished names in postcolonial studies today, Leela Gandhi is John Hawkes professor of humanities and English at Brown University and the author, most recently, of 'The Common Cause: Postcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy'. On a brief visit to Delhi, she spoke to Ipsita Chakravarty about her new book, the inner life of democracy, irascible Greek philosophers, the power of the imperfect and the ordinary, and what it means to be postcolonial in 2015.

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  18. Dr. Craig Foisie with River Valley Periodontics & Implant Dentistry...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    ... Implantologists and the American Board of Periodontology. He received a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Brown University in 1998 before graduating from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2003. He joined the practice after a ...

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  19. Bio linking pope, Mussolini nets PulitzerRead the original story

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    Historian David Kertzer won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography detailing how Benito Mussolini's secret relationship with Pope Pius XI influenced the Italian dictator's persecution of his country's Jews. Kertzer, a professor of anthropology and Italian studies at Brown University, was recognized in the biography-autobiography category for "The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe."

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  20. Health Newsmakers: Bigsby honored for contributions to neonatal careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Rosemarie Bigsby, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA, has been elected as a recipient of the National Association of Neonatal Therapists for the inaugural Pioneer Award for Neonatal Therapy. Bigsby is a clinical professor of pediatrics, psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and coordinator of neonatal intensive care unit services at the Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk/Center for Children and Families of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital.

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