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Brown University reduced its penalty against a fraternity accused of plying women with liquor and date-rape drugs, saying a laboratory test was inconclusive, while criticizing what it called the group’s substantial history of misconduct. more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
Brown University’s Humans to Robots Lab won the Rethink Robotics Video Challenge for its video of a robot picking up objects to the tune of AC/DC’s “You Shook Me all Night Long.” more
With economic development and job creation closely tied to land development, Rhode Island saw a number of real estate development projects abandoned midstream as a result of the Great Recession. Now, as our real estate economy is starting to … more
Brown University and the U.S. Naval War College are continuing to strengthen the partnership they formed more than a year ago, The Brown Daily Herald reported recently. more
A “Startup Weekend” will be held Nov. 13-15 at the new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. more
1 In February you awarded a ninth round of Collaborative Research STAC grants on climate variability. How do you select the year’s focus? The round of grants that we just awarded is the required … more
Princeton University must face a lawsuit challenging its New Jersey property-tax exemption, a state appeals court ruled in clearing the way for a trial that could affect the tax status of all nonprofit colleges. more
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has selected the University of Rhode Island to conduct research designed to make coastline communities more resilient to severe coastal hazards. more
In a rare bit of good news for students facing hefty college bills, interest rates on federal student loans are expected to head lower soon. more
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