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  1. Wanted: Achievers for Auburn history projectRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Item Extra

    ... 29, 1811, young Jacob went to work in a bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island at age 12. There, he met Brown University scholar John Kingsberry, who helped the boy earn an appointment to West Point. Mr. Bailey graduated fifth in the class of 1832 ...


  2. Al Jazeera: Erdogan Seeks A New Turkish SultanateRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    AL JAZEERA: ERDOGAN SEEKS A NEW TURKISH SULTANATE 00:48, 29.05.2015 Region:Turkey Theme: Politics, Analytics Armenian News presents the abridged version of the article by Stephen Kinzer, visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, published on Al Jazeera website: "Sultans ruled the Turks for 470 years until Kemal Ataturk proclaimed a republic in 1923. "Away with dreams and shadows!" he exulted.


  3. Block Island bird trackers discover rare wildflowerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Day

    ... and a survey board member, confirmed the identification. The last record of the species in the state is a Brown University herbarium specimen collected from South Kingstown in 1846. ------ Information from: The Providence Journal, ...


  4. George Will: A summer break from campus muzzlingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... because they infantilize students who flinch from the intellectual free-for-all of adult society. When Brown University's tranquility of conformity was threatened by a woman speaker skeptical about the “rape culture” on campuses, ...


  5. Small ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Coin World

    ... the University of California, Los Angeles, and was a postdoctoral fellow in the International Humanities at Brown University, 2011-2013. Kevin has been planning on expanding his collection beyond Europe for the past decade, but is only now getting ...


  6. Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | HON

    ... taking people off it," study author Dr. Josiah Rich, a professor of medicine and epidemiology at Brown University and director of the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights at The Miriam Hospital, said in a university news release. "It's the ...


  7. Opioid Addicts Offered Methadone Treatment In Prison Much More Likely ...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... to their addiction to begin with," lead author Dr. Josiah Rich, professor of medicine and epidemiology at Brown University and director of the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights at The Miriam Hospital, said in a press release . Rich notes ...


  8. UNC-Chapel Hill building to drop name of prominent KKK headRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... strip the name of a former law school professor and early Klan organizer from a dorm on the Austin campus. Brown University has faced pressure because it was named for a wealthy Rhode Island family that made its fortune partly by trading slaves. But ...


  9. The new normal? Addressing gun violence in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Medicine, two practicing emergency medicine physicians from the University of California, Davis, and Brown University-both thought leaders at the forefront of fin ... Gun violence restraining orders (GVROs) are a promising strategy for reducing ...


  10. the organic epicure | Making yogurt at Moishe HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... she could easily make yogurt following instructions in an Indian cookbook. Then, as a first-year student at Brown University, she attended a class taught by fermentation guru Sandor Katz, "and I became completely radicalized by fermentation," she ...


  11. Most Recruited Football Players - 6-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... Hudl Recruiting Quote: "It has been Iowa State, Minnesota, Western Illinois, Northern Iowa, Princeton, Brown University a little bit, and also K-State." College Merchandise Site-specific editorial/photos All rights reserved. ...


  12. Inmates denied methadone treatment less likely to seek it once freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Dr. Rich, who led a randomized controlled trial testing the effect of allowing prisoners to remain on methadone, found that doing so increases the likelihood prisoners will engage in the... view more PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- New trial results published in The Lancet show that inmates forced off of methadone maintenance treatment upon incarceration -- a widespread policy in U.S. prisons and jails -- were significantly less likely to return to the effective addiction-controlling remedy after they were released than those who, because of the study, were allowed to remain in treatment.


  13. MacMillan skating in brother's footsteps to UNDRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Entering Grade 12 next fall, she is excited to be a leader. Alexandra and Stephanie Rempe have committed to Brown University and goalie Morgan Skinner will play for Linden Wood in St. Louis. Skinner isn't returning to the OHA next fall as she has ...


  14. Spinning a new version of silkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Blog

    ... in a certain direction. "This is an amazing piece of work," says Huajian Gao, a professor of engineering at Brown University who was not involved in this research. "This could lead to a breakthrough that may allow us to directly explore engineering ...


  15. Dr. Gary Frishman authors editorial in Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Medical News Today

    ... Program Director at Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he is also a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, recently published an editorial entitled 'Is it time to take a second ...


  16. Will Gold Zoom Higher With Greece On The Brink Of Default?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    ... stability). Axel Merk holds a B.A. in Economics (magna cum laude) and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Brown University. Merk's insight and expertise have allowed him to predict major economic developments (he identified the credit bubble and moved ...


  17. Hubbard Dental Office Collecting Funds for Annual Charity EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Market Wire

    ... Smiles, sleep apnea treatment and gum disease treatment. Dr. Mark Braydich earned his biology degree from Brown University in 1987 and then received his dental degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1992. Dr. Braydich has taken continuing ...


  18. Brasch WordsAMERICAM Education is Signing on the Dotted LineRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... no one knows the exact number) and 2.8 million Iraqis either internally displaced or in exile. According to Brown University's Costs of War Project, the cost of 10 years of war in Iraq is about $2.2 trillion. That doesn't count the $80 billion spent ...


  19. Alutiiq Museum welcomes new directorRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    ... from Kodiak High School. She earned her bachelor's degree in Anthropology and American Civilization from Brown University, and then completed a Master degree in Rural Development through the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Her research was supported ...


  20. Aspen Education Foundation names Brooke Bedingfield executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Aspen Times

    ... a national search and selection process conducted by members of the foundation board. Bedingfield leaves Brown University, where she has worked in the Division of Advancement, Major Gifts. "We are very excited to have Brooke join us as (executive ...