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  1. Academic dishonesty at Stanford: What compels elite students to cheat?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Stanford University freshman students Blanca Diaz, left, and LaQuintah Garrett work on their laptops prior to the Inter-Ivy First-Generation Student Network conference at Brown University Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Providence, R.I. The three-day inaugural conference will bring together more than 250 students and administrators from Ivy League and other elite schools, as well as educational stakeholders. With nearly 16,000 thousand students enrolled at Stanford, a few incidences of cheating and plagiarism are expected each quarter.


  2. CEOs who didn't pursue undergrad business degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... an obstacle to business success, as Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett demonstrates. As an undergraduate at Brown University, Barrett studied music and history and even worked as a professional singer for a time, but eventually decided to pursue a ...


  3. Researchers find promising new biomarkers for concussionRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    By looking at the molecular aftermath of concussion in an unusual way, a team of researchers at Brown University and the Lifespan health system has developed a candidate panel of blood biomarkers that can accurately signal mild traumatic brain injury within hours using standard, widely available lab arrays. The results appear in a new study in the Journal of Neurotrauma.


  4. Regional hockey sites pose dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... that had the potential for home ice. The East Regional is being held in Providence, Rhode Island, where Brown University is hosting. Providence College qualified for the tournament, which began Saturday. The Midwest Regional, which started Saturday, ...


  5. Opinion: Of college coeds and coloring booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Pocono Record

    ... they are as helpless and vulnerable as babies, and apparently just as easily entertained. The "safe place" Brown University gave its students to retreat to during the "rape culture" debate in another building was outfitted with coloring books, ...


  6. Dr. Charles S. KraihanzelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... the son of the late Charles and Hattie (Vaughan) Kraihanzel. He received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Brown University and his M.S. degree in 1959 in Organic Chemistry and his Ph.D. in 1962 in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of ...


  7. Five ways to eliminate cancer cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... Alschuler is a naturopathic doctor with board certification in naturopathic oncology. She graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate degree in Medical Anthropology and received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University ...


  8. If We Repossessed Empty Homes, Homelessness Would Be OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Nation

    ... be opened for the people who will have no homes. William MacDonald (18631938) was a professor of history at Brown University until 1917, when he resigned and became a wartime correspondent and then associate editor for The Nation . Oswald Garrison ...


  9. Emergency medicine physicians urge colleagues to help prevent gun violenceRead the original story

    Saturday | Medical News Today

    In an editorial posted online in the Annals of Emergency Medicine , two practicing emergency medicine physicians from the University of California, Davis, and Brown University - both thought leaders at the forefront of finding solutions to the public health crisis of gun violence - urge their colleagues to take direct action to protect the health and safety of patients and communities. Their editorial follows the Feb. 24 call to action by eight health professional organizations, including the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the American Bar Association, to reduce firearm injuries and deaths in the U.S. - unprecedented support that suggests mobilization to prevent firearm violence may be underway.


  10. Former Clark University president rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Higher Education. A native of Connecticut, Jackson earned his bachelor's degree in English literature from Brown University and his master's and doctoral degrees in American civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. Clark's current ...


  11. Graduate Students Await Columbia Unionization RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Harvard Crimson

    ... ng whose teaching and research are an integral part of their doctoral studies. As the N.L.R.B. found in the Brown University case, we believe that treating students as employees could adversely affect their educational experience."


  12. A too-long wait for 'yes means yes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Connecticut Post

    ... in January and warned fraternities to shape up; excessive drinking has been linked to sexual assault. Brown University also banned alcohol this year from fraternities and Swarthmore College forbade it at campus events. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal ...


  13. Clark University community mourns death of former president Frederick JacksonRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Scarlet

    ... learning. A native of Connecticut, Dr. Jackson earned his bachelor's degree in English literature from Brown University and his master's and doctoral degrees in American civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to his arrival at ...


  14. A Declaration of InterdependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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 ...


  15. Martian lake crater prime target for NASA's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | RedOrbit

    ... of water and may therefore hold significant clues to the presence of ancient life on Mars. Researchers from Brown University have completed a new analysis of the Jezero area which found that water filled the crater at least twice in separate periods ...


  16. Tod Robberson: Studies challenge Miles' - plateau' assertion of teacher effectivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Dallas Morning News

    ... on the job, I'd take the latter in a heartbeat. Education Week notes that two new studies, including one by Brown University researchers John Papay and Matthew Kraft , suggest that teachers, just like other professions, continue growing in ...


  17. Two MACU Hoopsters Named NCCAA All-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... and threes (84) while also scoring a single-game record 42 points in a victory earlier this season at John Brown University (2/12/15). Ferguson helped the Lady Evangels (16-13, 9-9 SAC) tie for fifth in the Sooner Athletic Conference this season, ...


  18. Malia Obama's Excellent Tour Of Fancypants CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Daily Caller

    ... p Michelle Obama Has Foisted On America) In addition to Harvard and Tufts, the elder Obama daughter visited Brown University, Yale University, Wesleyan University and Princeton University earlier this week.


  19. Local leaders talk about Islamic extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Hartford Courant

    ... social ethics, and panelists were Dr. Okey Ndibe, professor of African and African diaspora literatures at Brown University, and Dr. Saud Anwar , a physician specializing in lung diseases and critical care medicine and chair of the Department of ...


  20. The Reckless Man's Case for Bombing IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Atlantic

    According to a 2013 study by the Costs of War Project at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, America's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have cost the United States more than $4 trillion. Over the coming decades, that number will likely rise by trillions more.