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  1. Why Brown University's $100 Million Plan to Improve Race Relations Falls ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    This document was composed by a Coalition of Concerned Graduate Students of Color and those in Solidarity at Brown University. The author listed on this statement is solely a contact for the press and not the primary author of this document.


  2. Doa s and Donta s for holiday partyingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... whiskey can result in a worse hangover than drinking vodka. That is according to research by scientists at Brown University. They say the reason may be because of the number of molecules called "congeners" which whiskey contains compared to vodka ...


  3. Road trip takes River Hawks to Northern IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... Northern Island, Friday and Saturday. On Friday, Colgate (4-8-1 overall) will take on fellow ECAC-member Brown University (1-4-2) at 11 a.m. (Eastern time) on NESN. That will be followed at approximately 2:30 p.m. by the game between Hockey East ...


  4. December 3 - 6 | The Red Paint, Leeds Theatre, Brown University, 77 Waterman Street, Providence, RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 |

    Brown Theatre presents the premiere of The Red Paint, a new play written and directed by Brown University undergraduate, Nikteha Salazar '16.


  5. NRLB to Reconsider Unionization of Private College Graduate StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    Last month, the National Labor Relations Board voted 3 to 1 to reconsider whether graduate students who work as teaching assistants or research assistants at private universities are protected by the National Labor Relations Act and whether they can participate in collective bargaining with institutions. By way of brief background, in 2004, the NLRB held in Brown University, 342 N.L.R.B. 483 that an educational relationship between graduate students and the University precluded the existence of an economic relationship and that the NLRA protected only economic relationships.


  6. Evan Horowitz | Quick Study What to read if you want to understand SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... three-minute read by Stephen Kinzer, a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, explores the options for Syria's future and US involvement there. Takeaway: "Syria is burning in part because the United ...


  7. Drama 'The Humans' by Stephen Karam will leap to BroadwayRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | My Mother Lode

    ... his drama "Sons of the Prophet," also wrote the plays "Speech and Debate" and "Dark Sisters." A graduate of Brown University, his screenplays of Chekhov's "The Seagull" and "Speech and Debate" are being made into films. "I like creating the illusion ...


  8. Cookin' with Molly BirnbaumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Writer

    ... She fell in love with food accidentally, while studying art history in Italy during a semester abroad from Brown University. "I took a cooking class in Italy. We were following these very simple, traditional, Italian, ingredient-focused recipes, but ...


  9. How Much Learning Can Occur in Safe Spaces?Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Foundation for Economic Education

    ... met with the same fate at Mount Holyoke College because it excludes, and thus might offend, trans women. At Brown University, a group of students organized a "safe space" so that students who found a scheduled debate about how universities should ...


  10. Pay-for-performance fails to improve quality of health care payer programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... plans every year. Under normal circumstances that traffic is equal in either direction-that is, a new Brown University study ... (HealthDay)-Aetna is offering targeted diabetes plans, which include low copays for specialists that patients with ...


  11. Dec. 2015 GSA Today covers imaging spectroscopy and demographic gaps in the geosciencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | EurekAlert!

    ... in the next decade. Rebecca N. Greenberger et al., Dept. of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA, and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, ...


  12. Your View: Scholarships have their impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    ... River Mayor Sam Sutter as chair of the law department. Joseph Macy had received a larger scholarship from Brown University, but the Dollars for Scholars scholarship had more meaning for him because it was created by his friends and family of Fall ...


  13. Mayor de Blasio's son is among protesters at Yale and wants to wipe a racist's name from campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... for sure." Dante de Blasio chose Yale last spring from a field of nine other top-tier schools, including Brown University and Amherst College. His choice was in part driven by Yale's strong offering in history, philosophy, and political science, The ...


  14. Paik Nak-cheong`s literature and politicsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | English Dong-A

    ... that Paik promoted the academic excellence of Korean students by graduating from the English department of Brown University summa cum laude and giving a speech as school valedictorian. Paik was yet to finish a doctorate course in Harvard before ...


  15. On Native Ground10 Years After Iraq Invasion, the World Waits for JusticeRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... no one knows the exact number) and 2.8 million Iraqis either internally displaced or in exile. According to Brown University's Costs of War Project, the cost of 10 years of war in Iraq is about $2.2 trillion. That doesn't count the $80 billion spent ...


  16. Plans for new Providence research facilities unveiledRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Washington Times

    Brown University and Wexford Science and Technology are planning to build two new research facilities in Providence's Jewelry District. Brown President Christina Paxson spoke to hundreds of business and civic leaders Monday evening at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner.


  17. Here's how many students have applied early this year to get into the Ivy LeagueRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... into the college choices of tens of thousands of students. Early applications come with some stipulations. Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, and University of Pennsylvania are all early decision schools, ...


  18. FENSuccessful Weekend For Eagles at Northeast Fencing MeetRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Boston College Eagles

    Northeast Fencing Conference Dual Meets at Brown University November 21, 2015 Complete results and standings Women's Fencing BC Women's fencing stands at the top of the NFC standings after going 6-0 in dual meet competition on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles are not alone at the top as Brandeis is also at 6-0.


  19. Blame the West's interventions for today's terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 |

    ... , but bring it home. Stephen Kinzer is a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. Follow him on Twitter @stephenkinzer .


  20. University of Pittsburgh text message program effective at cutting binge drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | EurekAlert!

    ... B.A., Anthony Fabio, Ph.D., and Duncan B. Clark, M.D., Ph.D., all of Pitt; and Peter M. Monti, Ph.D., of Brown University. The study was supported by an Emergency Medicine Foundation grant. The funders had no role in study design, data collection ...