3 hrs ago
Study: Telephone support program beneficial for caregivers of those with dementia
Rhode Island Hospital researchers have found that a support program administered entirely by telephone can significantly reduce depression and other symptoms in informal caregivers, such as family or friends, of individuals with dementia.
8 hrs ago
I-Team: Brown football players off team
Two Brown University football players under investigation by Providence police for sexual assault are no longer on the team, the NBC 10 I-Team reported Wednesday.
12 hrs ago
Envisia Therapeutics Announces Appointments to Board of Directors
Envisia Therapeutics today announced that it has made two appointments to the company's board of directors.
20 hrs ago
More colleges under investigation for handling of sexual assault cases
Brown University, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have become the latest local schools under investigation by the federal Education Department for their handling of sexual assault cases.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Governor hopefuls meet in black business forum
Many of the questions posed by moderator Marion Orr, a public policy and urban studies professor at Brown University, centered on issues of particular interest to minorities.
New York Daily News
Interns spend summer with Queens' dead at borough's oldest cemetery
Luci Cook, 19, a soon to be sophomore at Brown University, helps fix a headstone at Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica.
People Get Naturally High from the Choices They Make
Are you the kind of person who gets a kick out of the things you choose solely on your own, such as movies, restaurants, clothes, car, etc., while ignoring what others might like? While some might have an unflattering name for that, neurologists at Brown University are willing to cut you some slack.
Pretty in Pink: New Moon Rock Reveals Rosy Secret
A mysterious new moon rock has revealed its secrets to scientists on Earth, who cooked up a copy of the unattainable pink crystals in a searing hot crucible.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Why Politicians Plagiarize So Often
When the Times informed Montana Senator John Walsh last week that one of his graduate-school papers contained unattributed passages by other writers, Walsh tried out three responses.
Science Breakthroughs The Koyal Group InfoMag reviews: Nanotech Discovery
Scientists working with different molecular structures of Boron have discovered a configuration that resembles the Buckminsterfullerene, often referred to as the Buckyball, a structure that has become extremely important in the development of nanotechnology.
More schools under investigation for campus sexual assault
Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.
Farmers' Market Vouchers Improve Access to Fruits & Vegetables For Low-Income Households
Farmers' market vouchers may be useful tools in improving access to fruits and vegetables for people with low-incomes.
Boston University former 'First Lady' Jasmine Chobanian dies
PanARMENIAN.Net - Jasmine Chobanian, who was regarded as the "First Lady" of Boston University during the many years that her husband Aram V. Chobanian, MD, served in University leadership, both as dean of the School of Medicine and the ninth president of Boston University , died last week after a brief illness, BU Today reported.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Washington Post
Charles E. Cobb Jr. guest-blogging about a oeThis Nonviolent Stuffa ll Get You Killeda
I'm delighted to say that Charles E. Cobb Jr. will be guest-blogging this week about his new book, This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible .
The One 2014 Primary Highlighting the Democratic Divide
Democrats have mostly avoided high-profile primary fights this year. But the one in Rhode Island highlights the differences across wings of the party.
WNYC-AM New York
Q&A: How Is The Native College Experience Different?
Adrienne Keene is a post-doctoral researcher at Brown University, the author of the popular blog " Native Appropriations " and a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
The Baltimore Sun
The news of the future [Commentary]
President Elizabeth Warren welcomed the 10 millionth underage child to illegally immigrate to the U.S. and immediately offered each of them and their children free tuition at the university of their choosing.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Your View: Scholarship America deserves the accolades
This is the first time in Fall River history that I know of that people have twice traveled thousands of miles to investigate and confirm that Fall River and Dollars for Scholars are an American success story.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
America's need for a diverse generation of family physicians
Since joining my current practice two years ago, I've noticed that I care for a disproportionate number of immigrants of Chinese and other Asian descent compared to my colleagues.
The Indian Express
India will take two years to achieve 6% growth rate, says US professor
Though Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has brought an economic optimism to India, it will take approximately two years to achieve 6% growth rate for the country and a high growth rate is necessary to run the Right to Food campaign and the Right to Education Act, said Professor Ashutosh Varshney, international political scientist and ... (more)