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Former Florida Governor John Ellis "Jeb" Bush will speak at Brown University Wednesday afternoon. According to the university, Bush will give an address followed by a question-and-answer session moderated by Brown President Christina Paxson. The former presidential candidate is expected to discuss the rebuilding ...
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas -- Retired Brown University President Ruth Simmons is being installed as president of Prairie View A&M University, making her the first female leader of the school in Texas. PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas -- Retired Brown University President Ruth Simmons is being installed as president ...

An Indian American 18-year-old from Gainseville, Georgia, Dhruv Gaur, won the $100,000 "Jeopardy!" college quiz championship April 20. earning a berth in the next edition of the "Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions." The first-year student at Brown University emerged the champion at the conclusion ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Providence officials have approved a Brown University plan to build two new buildings on campus.The City Plan Commission voted unanimously Monday night in favor of amendments to Brown's master plan that would add the new buildings. The Providence Journal reports the ...
On February 5, Providence community advocates, leaders, and residents gathered to encourage unity and condemn bigotry in response to racist flyers that were disseminated near Brown University's campus. The college's president, Christina Paxson, reacted to the flyers with a letter over two weeks ...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- An area Ivy League school is seeing record-breaking applications. Brown University officials say the school had applications from 35,438 hopefuls for the Class of 2022-- more than any other year. The school made offers to just 7 percent, or 2,566 students. The previous ...
Brown University in Providence, R.I., announced it will fully cover tuition for students in its master of fine arts program for acting and directing. The three-year MFA program is a partnership with Trinity Rep, a Providence theater, and provides students with professional acting and directing experience in ...
Morgan Stanley is a powerful financial services firm and one of the key financial backers off the Bayou Bridge Pipeline currently being resisted in Louisiana. On Tuesday evening Morgan Stanley was in Rhode Island, at the Brown Faculty Club on Magee St in Providence recruiting Freshmen and Sophmore ...
Beginning in the 2018–2019 academic year, Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, will provide scholarship funds to cover the full cost of tuition for all returning and future students enrolled in the Brown/Trinity Rep master of fine arts programs in acting and directing. The mission of the move is to ...
Brown University's new proposal keeps the performing arts center on the East Side, which the school says will better serve undergraduates. But the new plan involves the relocation of just one historic structure, the Sharpe House, built in 1873. In a statement, university officials said that they recognize the ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Officials at Brown University say their men's swimming and diving team will not participate in this week's Ivy League Championships as the school continues to investigate allegations of hazing. The university, in a statement dated Tuesday, also says their investigation and the ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown Chancellor Samuel M. Mencoff and wife Ann S. Mencoff have given Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School $50 million intended to help transform biomedical research into cures and treatments for disease, the university announced on Thursday. A separate ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Tuition, room and board and fees at Brown University will rise to $70,266 starting in fall 2018, an increase of 4 percent. But 45 percent of undergraduates receive financial aid, and Brown meets 100 percent of every undergraduate's demonstrated financial need through a combination ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University says U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will speak at the Ivy League school next week in an event that's open to the public. The university announced that the justice will speak Wednesday in a free but ticketed event on its Providence campus.
Dhruv Gaur, a Brown University freshman, has won the $100,000 grand prize in the "Jeopardy!" College Championship. Gaur, from Gainesville, Georgia, who is studying public health and economics, has earned a berth in the next edition of the game show's Tournament of Champions. He says he's not ... student
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- One of the largest gifts in Brown University history, from Brown graduate Robert J. Carney and his wife, Nancy D. Carney, is intended to quicken the pace of neuroscience research in R.I., with the potential to develop new treatments and cures for such devastating conditions ...

As Utah searches for solutions to a higher than average of teacher turnover, it may want to focus more on working conditions, a Brown University assistant ... can make a significant difference in rates of teacher retention, said John Papay, assistant professor of education and economics at Brown University.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is providing scholarships to cover the tuition for all master's degree students studying acting and directing. The Ivy League university in Rhode Island announced the change Friday. It says it wants to ease student debt, diversify the pool of actors and directors in ...
To prevent the merger, the university announced it was working with Prospect Medical Holdings on an alternative plan to keep Care New England services in Rhode Island. The proposal would have Brown University or a nonprofit subsidiary of Brown acquire Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and ...
Heidy is continuing a strong tradition of academic excellence and we are proud of her work ethic and ability to take risks to show herself and others what is possible,” said Generation College advisor Roger Berger. Mejia-Puerta says she is not sure what field she'll pursue at Brown University, but is inclined to study political ...
Brown University said Thursday that it is joining with a California for-profit hospital chain in an attempt to buy Care New England Health System of Providence, adding an unexpected twist to efforts by Partners HealthCare of Boston to acquire the Rhode Island company. In a letter issued campus-wide, ...
Mejia-Puerta, a Hermiston High School senior, was recently accepted to Brown University as an early-decision applicant. The terms of the application state that Mejia-Puerta is now committed to attending the Ivy League school — an exciting prospect for her. “Looking at the curriculum, the location and the ...
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A former student at John Brown University pleaded not guilty to a felony charge involving the use of explosives. Timothy Constantin, 20, was charged Tuesday in Benton County with criminal acts involving explosives. He was released on a $75,000 bond. Siloam Springs police ...
In December, Brown University officials went before the Providence City Planning Commission, to amend the college's "Master Plan" to allow it to tear down at least 4 historic properties in its possession, to make way for a new performing arts center. Neighbors, historic preservationists -- and even students ...
Exciting new applications of virtual reality technology are helping scientists create powerfully precise, high-resolution visualizations of how particular life forms and other phenomena appear and behave. Benjamin Knorlein, a researcher at Brown University's Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV), ...
Brown University: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – November 4, 2017 - Reilly Walsh scored a pair of goals for No. 3 Harvard as the Brown men's hockey team fell on the ...
Melissa Flowers, director of Residential Life, has accepted a position at Brown University. Starting in January 2018, Flowers will serve as senior ...
This past summer, Jennifer Mojica Santana studied the works of Nuyorican poet Tato Laviera at a course at Brown University, then returned ...
A revolutionary new course is available at Brown University, and it's called "Memes and the Language of the Internet." The course, which will ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Brown University says it will enroll up to 50 students from the University of Puerto Rico tuition-free following the ...
The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) was devastated by the impact of Hurricane Maria and—like much of the island—is trying to repair ...
IMAGE: New research shows how light can be made coherent and vice versa. (Image credit: Pacifici lab/Brown University). In a paper ...
Brandon Keith Brown, hired in May as music director of the Brown University Orchestra and visiting professor of music, was relieved of his ...
Edward Kennedy at Brown University in Providence, R.I. Brown University has gone to court to try to block the sale of the college application for ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown University is asking a California-based website not to sell the college application of John F. Kennedy Jr., which ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is not happy that the college application of John F. Kennedy Jr. is up for sale online for $85,000, ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown University is not happy that the college application of John F. Kennedy Jr. is up for sale online for $85,000, saying ...
As we approach Columbus Day, I wish to make the following comments regarding Brown University. For many years, I have had the greatest ...
Brown University's $3.5 billion endowment reported a 13.4% return on investments for the fiscal year ended June 30, which it attributed to a ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Strong stock-market performance globally helped boost Brown University's endowment to $3.5 billion at the end of June ...
Brown University has agreed to protect "sacred" Native American lands on its Rhode Island campus as part of a deal to end a monthlong ...
Brown University has started a $120 million campaign to remove all loans from financial aid packages. The policy will replace financial aid with ...
Brown University wants to replace all loans in student aid packages with grants that do not have to be paid back, the school announced in a ...
Jackie Kennedy earned a reputation as a devoted mother, famously saying, "If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you ...
The New York Post's Page Six reported that Kennedy's 1978 application to Brown University in Providence is among a collection of documents ...
Brown University has agreed to protect "sacred" Native American lands on its Rhode Island campus as part of a deal to end a monthlong ...
Brown University has launched a campaign to raise $120 million to replace student loans with grants that don't need to be repaid, The Hill ...
Brown University has started a $120 million campaign to remove all loans from financial aid packages. The policy will replace financial aid with ...
Brown University wants to replace all loans in student aid packages with grants that do not have to be paid back, the school announced in a ...


 

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