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  1. Mourning, survival and time: Writing through crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Savage Minds

    ... Adia Benton as part of our Writer's Workshop series . Adia is an assistant professor of anthropology at Brown University. She has worked in and studied the fields of development and global health since 2000, and is a contributor to Cultural ...

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  2. GoLocalProv | News | Simmons to Deliver Lecture for Brown’s CSSJ OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Go Local

    Brown University President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons will deliver a lecture for the opening of the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice on October 24. The lecture is titled, "Confronting Historic Wrongs: A University's Dilemma, and ill take place at 4 p.m. in the Salomon Center for Teaching, De Ciccio Family Auditorium. President Christina Paxson and B. Anthony Bogues, the Lyn Crost Professor of Social Sciences and Critical Theory and inaugural director of the center, will offer brief remarks and introductions.

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  3. NYU hosts 24-hour hacking marathonRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Washington Square News

    ... to build and that's exactly the kind of engineer that companies want to hire." Alex Berke, a graduate from Brown University and former 2013 hackNY fellow, said the competition helped her make important connections with other engineers. "Every ...

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  4. New Literary Agent Alert: Alec Shane of Writers HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Writer's Digest

    Reminder : New literary agents are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. About Alec : Alec majored in English at Brown University, a degree he put to immediate use by moving to Los Angeles after graduation to become a professional stunt man.

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  5. World Bank chief makes Ebola his mission | In PersonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim speaks this month at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group 2014 annual meetings in Washington, D.C. Kim, who is trained as a medical doctor, is focused on the Ebola fight. Education: Ph.D. in anthropology, Harvard University, 1993; M.D., Harvard Medical School, 1991, bachelor's degree, Brown University, 1982.

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  6. Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | MedlinePlus

    When teens were followed six months after discharge from a psychiatric unit for attempting suicide, the majority of boys and girls reported feeling family or peer "invalidation" at the time of discharge. "Family invalidation refers to a lack of acceptance of individuals' sense of self and their emotions," said lead researcher Shirley Yen, an associate professor of psychiatry at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, R.I. "This could mean anything from not accepting an aspect of their child's identity or preferences, such as sexuality, to telling their child they should not feel the way they do, such as feeling depressed or anxious."

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  7. Nine real technologies that will soon be inside youRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... that can be injected just under the skin, like tattoo ink, and can track body processes. But now, a team at Brown University called BrainGate is at the forefront of the real-world movement to link human brains directly to computers for a host of ...

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  8. Brown Corporation accepts $121 million in new giftsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    At its regular October meeting the governing body of Brown University formally accepted gifts totaling more than $121 million in support of financial aid, internships, and academic priorities. The Brown Corporation also engaged new trustees and established endowed chairs.

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  9. Meet 'wombasaurus': As scientists reveal all about the giant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... closer to their current seven-stone frame that they learned to bounce. Professor Christine Janis, from Brown University in Providence, US, said: 'I don't think they could have gotten that large unless they were walking.' The team, whose research was ...

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  10. Tuesday Talk: Not Ideas About the Thing but the Thing ItselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Thomaston. Pictures, their recent collaborative study of photographic abstraction, is in the collections of Brown University, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Smith College Museum of Art, the University of Oregon, and Yale University. They are also ...

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  11. Globetrotting A to Z: ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    If you remember the halcyon days of student John Kennedy Jr. at Brown University , you'll feel like you're walking onto a movie set in Providence . Or perhaps you remember the city's eponymous TV show starring Melina Kanakaredes in the late '90s through 2002.

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  12. Study models ways to cut Mexico's HIV ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Science Daily

    Increasing condom use or antiretroviral therapy among Mexico City's male sex workers would produce a significant advance against the nation's HIV epidemic by reducing the rate of infections among the sex workers' partners, a new study projects. To address the HIV epidemic in Mexico is to address it among men who have sex with men , because they account for a large percentage of the country's new infections, says Omar Galarraga, assistant professor of health services policy and practice in the Brown University School of Public Health.

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  13. Fed. Chair: Prosperity for the rich, stagnant living standards for the majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    ... number of families below the top." Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen graduated summa cum laude from Brown University in economics and received her Ph.D. in economics from Yale

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  14. Marceau-OstanekRead the original story

    Friday | Mequon

    ... in 2013, both in psychology, from Pennsylvania State University. She is a Post-doctoral fellow at the Brown University Medical School in Providence, R.I. The future groom, a 2002 graduate of West Chester Henderson High School, earned his bachelor's ...

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  15. Public health forms community advisory boardRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | PressReleasePoint

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - The Brown University School of Public Health is kicking its engagement with the community up another notch with a newly formed Community Advisory Board. The board's first meeting is Monday afternoon, Oct. 20, 2014.

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  16. Watson Institute to host faculty discussion in ChicagoRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | PressReleasePoint

    Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies will host a panel discussion featuring research that addresses contemporary world challenges on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the University Club of Chicago. Watson Insitute director Richard Locke will moderate the discussion with Brown faculty.

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  17. Family acceptance key to curbing teen suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    When teens were followed six months after discharge from a psychiatric unit for attempting suicide, the majority of boys and girls reported feeling family or peer "invalidation" at the time of discharge. "Family invalidation refers to a lack of acceptance of individuals' sense of self and their emotions," said lead researcher Shirley Yen, an associate professor of psychiatry at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, R.I. "This could mean anything from not accepting an aspect of their child's identity or preferences, such as sexuality, to telling their child they should not feel the way they do, such as feeling depressed or anxious."

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  18. Men's Doubles March To ITA Regional Championship Round Of 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Marist Red Foxes

    ... In the Red Foxes only defeat of the day Senior Joseph Dube (Livonia, Mich.) fell to Justin To from Brown University, 6-4,7-6(1). In the back draw Junior Fredrik Bjerke (Oslo, Norway) defeated Colgate's Nick Laub, 5-7,6-4,10-4. "It was a wonderful ...

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  19. Miriam Hospital study finds smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones and DNARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | EurekAlert!

    ... The Miriam Hospital and professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Other researchers in the study include George Papandonatos of the Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health at ...

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  20. Credit Suisse Names Amine, O'Hara as Investment Bank HeadsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    ... before taking on leadership roles at the investment-banking department. He is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School. "In our investment-banking division, Eric Varvel and Gael de Boissard have been instrumental in adapting our ...

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