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Lin is a graduate student at Brown University in Providence, R.I.. At issue: What do we know overall about the health effects of flavanols -- a component of the cocoa in chocolate -- on cardiovascular and metabolic systems?
PROVIDENCE - An 18-year-old Brown University student was robbed at knifepoint Friday afternoon by four suspects, including a 15-year-old who was arrested soon after the incident, authorities said.

Lindsey Gallagher cresting the hill during the varsity girls cross country race against Pierson for the League Championship on Tuesday, October 18 at Goat Hill.
The 15-foot-long telescope at Ladd has helped Rhode Islanders witness many cosmic events. David Targan, Ladd's Director, said the observatory remains much as it was when it was built in the Victorian era, so visitors can still see what it was like to ...
The Brown University Community Coalition met Tuesday afternoon to discuss the Title IX Oversight and Advisory Board's review on the implementation of the Sexual Assault Task Force's recommendations and general issues relating to sexual assault ...
Five-time New York high school state champion from Team Suffolk in Long Island, New York, has verbally committed to the application process at Brown.
In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 photo, Khaled Almilaji, who coordinated a campaign that vaccinated 1.4 million Syrian children and risked his life to provide medical care during the country's civil war, stands for a portrait on the campus of Brown ...
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - Brown University researchers have discovered an RNA ligase that has the ability to function at high temperatures, potentially enabling detection of RNA mutations and improving RNA sequencing.
Island Trees high school student Andrew Bacotti spent his summer attending a rigorous pre-college program at Brown University. This program is a two wee PreCollege_101216A k intensive research program in biomedicine. Bacotti was introduced to ...
Taylor Seaman of Brighton, Michigan has made a verbal commitment to the admission process at Brown University.* Seaman swims for Brighton high school and Club Wolverine.
A former Brown University student is suing the Ivy League school over how it handled allegations she was drugged at a fraternity party and later sexually assaulted in her dorm room.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A female former Brown University student is suing the Ivy League school over how it handled her allegations that she was drugged at a fraternity party and later sexually assaulted.
students and faculty at Brown University have celebrated indigenous peoples' Day after faculty renamed what used to be called Columbus Day.
The Royal Swedish Academy of sciences has awarded the Nobel prize in physics 2016 with one half to David J. Thouless (University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA), and the other half to F. Duncan M. Haldane (Princeton University, NJ, USA) and J.
students and faculty came together Monday on the Brown University campus to mark the Ivy League University's final move away from Columbus Day and "Fall Weekend", to "indigenous people's Day".

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) - police say they're searching for the driver of a car that struck a 20-year-old Connecticut man in Rhode Island and then sped off.
CRANSTON, R.I. - Officers from the Cranston police Department are searching for a driver involved in a hit and run accident. police say around 5:50p.
Brown University's endowment, Providence, R.I., returned -1.1% for the year ended June 30, said university spokesman Brian Clark.
The Royal Swedish Academy of sciences announced Tuesday that it has awarded the Nobel prize in physics 2016 to three U.S. scientists, including Kosterlitz "for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.
A professor of physics at Brown University is the latest to win a Nobel prize. Nobel Prize winner Michael Kosterlitz says he was "young and stupid" when he made the discovery that earned him and two other scientists the prestigious physics award ...
Brown University botched a sexual-assault hearing, treating an accused male student unfairly, a U.S. District Court ruled last week.
PROVIDENCE - Brown University and city police fruitlessly chased a thief who was behind the wheel of a stolen car that collided with four other cars on the East Side, the city police said Saturday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A federal judge says Brown University must hold a new disciplinary hearing for a student who said he was wrongly accused of sexual assault and suspended for two years.
Hayley Kliczko was named Maine East high school's 2016 homecoming queen during festivities on Sept. 22. Kliczko, of Niles, is a member of the Chicago Young American hockey Organization and is planning to attend Brown University next year, where she ...
During a morning panel discussion, writer Cornelia Dean, former science editor at The New York Times who is now a lecturer at Brown University, and Jeff Nesbit, an author and the executive director of the group Climate Nexus, both pointed to the ...
... toxicant in the sense that it is not only damaging DNA but there is also extensive damage to proteins," says corresponding author Anatoly Zhitkovich, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine in the Warren Alpert Medical school of Brown ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A federal judge says Brown University must hold a new disciplinary hearing for a student who said he was wrongly accused of sexual assault and suspended for two years.
In response, we draw attention specifically to the following paragraph in the NLRB ruling, which observed: "The Brown University Board failed to demonstrate that collective bargaining between a university and its employed graduate students cannot ...
The Brown University Board held that student assistants did not meet the statutory definition of "employees" entitled to organize under the NLRA because they "were primarily students, and have a primarily educational, not economic, relationship with ...
Historian, author, librarian and former presidential speechwriter Edward L. (Ted) Widmer, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York and a senior fellow and adjunct professor of history at Brown University ...
But a positive mass anomaly would make Sputnik Planum a bit of an odd duck as craters go. "An impact crater is basically a hole in the ground," says study leader Brandon Johnson, a Brown University geologist. "You're taking a bunch of material and ...
Cardiologist Dr. Alan Morrison, who is also an assistant professor of medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical school of Brown University, said earlier research that identified inflammatory signals associated with calcification of heart plaque paved the ...
Brown Grad and Bank of America CEO, Brian Moynihan, and Brown University President Emeritus, Ruth Simmons, attended the event as both are on the Museum Council.
Sharing a picture of the article with his 688,000 followers, Healy pointed out that the actress (who is reductively referred to in the article as her Harry Potter character Hermione Grainger) is actually a graduate of the prestigious Brown University ...
The money will fund a four-year project that will enable Hasbro children's hospital, women and infants Hospital and Brown University to develop a pediatric clinical trials network as well as participate in the national NIH network. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed ...
Researchers at Brown University simulated how the basin associated with pluto's Sputnik Planum - the heart-shaped crater that was formed by a massive asteroid impact - could have formed.
Now, the NLRB has ruled, by a 3-1 vote, that the ruling in the NYU case was "on very firm legal ground" when it concluded that student assistants were both employees of the university and students, thereby overturning the Brown University decision.
Following Brown University's decision to supply all women's, men's, and gender-inclusive restrooms with free pads and tampons, some University of Iowa students are hoping to see a similar initiative implemented on campus.
Brown University is now among the first institutions in the country to provide free tampons and pads in campus bathrooms. The initiative reflects a growing trend in addressing issues associated with transgender people and has been replicated at other ...
New Brunswick - The undergraduate student government organization at Rutgers is considering placing free feminine hygiene products in all university ...
An author and professor of economics at Brown University, Loury has written books questioning what he sees as the liberal orthodoxy on race and history, including One by One From the Inside Out and The Anatomy of Racial Inequality.
The Rutgers University student Assembly (RUSA) is considering providing free tampons and pads in bathrooms.
"This is a great partnership for the Department of the navy and for Brown University," Parker noted. "The Naval ROTC program will enrich the Brown experience, and the gifted students from Brown's ROTC program will make our military and nation stronger.
John Brown University earning a new distinction in the U-S News Best Colleges Rankings in the regional university category.
budget analysis review A new report published by Brown University's Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs projects the U.S.
John Brown University earning a new distinction in the U-S News Best Colleges Rankings in the regional university category.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brown University is soon to consider undergraduate applicants with undocumented or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status who graduate from a U.S.
Researchers at Brown University believe that they have established a link between facebook use and depression. The study examined 264 people and tracked if, and when, they reported having an NFE: a Negative Facebook Experience.





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