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The new study by researchers in Brown University's school of engineering shows that compared to spicules taken from a different sponge species that lacks the tree-ring architecture, the basalia spicules are able to bend up to 2.4 times further before ...
Dr. Ruth Simmons, the former President of Smith College and Brown University, and the first Black Ivy League president, was named to interim President of ...
University President Robert J. Zimmer and Brown University President Christina Paxson discussed free speech and the First Amendment on college campuses at a Washington Post event on Tuesday.
Ruth Simmons, Ph.D., former president of Brown University and Smith College, an elite women's college, has been named interim president at Prairie View A&M University, a historically black university in Prairie View, Texas.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island is at the forefront of the fight against Alzheimer's. Butler hospital and Brown University are participating in a three year, worldwide Alzheimer's study. Dr. Stephen Salloway, Butler Hospital's Director of Neurology in ...
ALAMOSA - Stephanie Nicole Quintana Bouchey, daughter of Ronald and Arliene Quintana of Alamosa, received her Ph.D. from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island on May 27. Her Ph.D. is in Earth, Environment and Planetary sciences.
Dr. Ruth J. Simmons previously served as the 18th and first black president of an Ivy League institution, Brown University, where she served from 2001 -2011.
While some high-school students spend the summer playing video games or hanging out with friends, other teens have different plans - and many of them are learning how to become social justice activists through college-sponsored summer programs.
EPA's Former New England Leader Takes Faculty job at Brown. The former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator for the New England region has taken a new job as a Brown University professor. June 20, 2017, at 10:06 a.m.. MORE.
Brown University is offering a summer course to teach students how "the racial hierarchy" and "white supremacy" impact the health of African Americans.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Retired Brown University President Ruth Simmons has been named interim president of Prairie View A&M University.
A Brown University research team on Monday tested the first person enrolled in a study of whether a drug being developed for prevention of the fatal disease can lower deposits in the eye of the same plaque that forms in the brains of Alzheimer's patients.
Texas A&M University System regents on Monday tapped Ruth Simmons to lead Prairie View A&M University as interim president.
"I never found the idea that fentanyl was some sort of honeypot that people were scrambling to get hold of very compelling," said study author Jennifer Carroll, a medical anthropologist at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical school in Providence ...
In the fall, Amanda Mickelson will attend Brown University. Amanda is the eldest daughter of Phil and his wife, Amy. The couple has another daughter, Sophia, and a son, Evan.
Brown University has named Bess Marcus as the next dean of the school of public health. "I'm excited and honored by the opportunity to return to Brown to lead the School of Public Health at such a critical time, given all of the local, national and ...
Marcus, a leading scholar in health behavior changes and the first senior associate dean for public health at University of California San Diego school of Medicine, will succeed the school's inaugural dean, Terrie Fox Wetle, who steps down Sept.
... meltwater that could have been produced by Lyot ejecta landing on an ice sheet, we think this is the most plausible scenario for the formation of these valleys" says David Weiss, a recent doctoral graduate from Brown University and the study's lead ...
Mental illness nearly stopped my running career and took my life, but it doesn't have to get that bad. By Ben Sutherland Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 11:28 am.
Through ARPA-E, Brown University is working on new ways to convert rising and falling tides to electricity. Credit: Brown University via U.S. Department of Energy. The government's incubator for financially risky innovations that have the potential to ...
Cheshire - Angela Zhu knew the odds were against her getting accepted to Brown University's eight-year liberal medical education program, a study course that accepted only 90 of nearly 2,500 applicants two years ago.
A former Brown University tennis player died in a cycling collision Monday in New York City. The New York Times reported that 36-year-old Dan Hanegby, who lived in Brooklyn with his wife and two children, was riding a Citi bike in the Chelsea ...
Courtesy of Brown University / Virtual Reality For education. Over the weekend the city of Warwick celebrated the 245th anniversary of the burning of the British ship, the HMS Gaspee.
Phillips is currently director of orchestras and chamber music and distinguished senior lecturer in music at Brown University. "We're absolutely thrilled to welcome Paul Phillips as our new director of orchestral studies," said Stephen Sano, professor ...
Hamilton sensation and Brown University alumnus and honorary degree recipient Daveed Diggs returned to the college to give the class of a 2017 the baccalaureate address, and he did it in perfect fashion.
Woonsocket High senior Quinn Harlan, center, leads a pack of runners as she nears the finish line of the 100-meter dash during last Saturday's RIIL Championships at Brown University. Harlan won the race in 12.44 seconds, topping the runner-up finisher, ...
Players on the Mount Saint Charles Academy and South Kingstown High boys' volleyball teams gather for a picture with the state championship trophy after last Saturday night's title match at Brown University. The rebels repeated as state champions by ...
North Providence senior Nathan Coogan, right, runs out in front of La Salle Academy sophomore Joe dosReis in their battle for second place during the third lap of last Saturday afternoon's 1,500-meter race at Brown University. Coogan ended up placing ...
PROVIDENCE - Brown University professor J. Timmons Roberts recalled when the United States decided not to partake in the previous major climate agreement, the Kyoto Protocol.
Brown University President Christina Paxson penned a letter Monday saying the White House decision to leave the agreement only deepens the university's commitment to clean energy research.
Simply by walking across a squishy pathway, these feathered lab assistants are providing Brown University researchers Stephen Gatesy and Morgan Turner with insights into how dinosaur tracks were formed.
WASHINGTON - Former Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who also served as the Indian envoy to China, has been appointed as a Public Policy Fellow at a thinktank in Washington, D.C.
June 05, 2017 - The Peterson Center on healthcare has announced a two-year $1.1 million grant that will allow researchers at Brown University to study how to improve post-discharge care coordination for Medicare beneficiaries. The new initiative will ...
"The basic science question we tried to answer is how can we make a material that's highly deformable but resistant to high temperature," says Huajian Gao, a professor at Brown University's school of engineering and a corresponding author of the research.
In the event we became aware of online behavior that conflicts with our university standards, we'd consider that information in the same way we'd consider behavior that did not involve social media," said Brian Clark of Brown University. "We reserve ...
"The demand is far greater than the number of clinicians, the number of programs, and the number of beds we have," says Righi, a research assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical school of Brown University, who ...
Four years later that couldn't be further from the truth for the future Brown University student. She's a four-time speech and debate national finalist, she was the champion for the biomedical division at this year's science fair and also was a part of ...
"Waterfowl have really interesting beaks relative to other birds," says Aaron Olsen, a postdoctoral researcher in Brown University's department of ecology and evolutionary biology. "They are very curvy with very diverse shapes." Waterfowl beaks vary ...
One such disclosure is that Governor Gina Raimondo's husband, Andy Moffit, is a member of the Brown University faculty as an adjunct professor.
scientists using data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter have identified bright areas in craters near the moon's South Pole that are cold enough to have ...
REX, the award-winning firm based in New York City, has been selected by the corporation oF Brown University as the architect for Brown's new performing arts center (PAC) to be located in the heart of the College Hill campus.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brown University has selected the internationally acclaimed architectural firm REX to design what the school says will be a "cutting-edge" performing arts center.
Actor Robert De Niro minced no words as Brown University's Commencement speaker over the weekend, telling grads, "When you started school, the country was an inspiring, uplifting drama.
Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical school has created a new partnership with six medical practices in Rhode Island, which will make it one of the largest multispecialty practices in the state.
While addressing a graduating class of students at Brown University on Sunday, the Oscar winner congratulated the crowd before asking, "Are you sure you want to do this?
"This represents a lot of people who are not dying and not infecting others," says IRA Wilson, coauthor of the new study in AIDS and chair of the health services policy and practice department in the Brown University school of public health. "These ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A clear charge rang out Sunday to Brown University undergraduates: Effect change in a tumultuous world, change for the good.
Brown University's medical school announced a partnership with six Rhode Island academic medical practices in a new group that will employ more than 500 doctors.
"Stephens, who told graduating seniors that 'safe spaces, physical and intellectual, are for children,' kicked off his talk by telling the story of an event at Brown University where two speakers came to debate rape culture," the feminist activist ...
Brown University Announces New Rhode Island physicians Group. Brown University's medical school has announced a partnership with six Rhode Island academic medical practices in a new group that will employ more than 500 doctors.




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