Brown University Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Brown University. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 3,845 in Brown University

  1. Health | Weiss: Palliative Care Can Provide Comfort to Dying ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Go Local

    A recently published study, by Brown University researchers, takes a look at end-of-life care in America's nursing facilities, seeking to answer the question, is knowledge and access to information on palliative associated with a reduced likelihood of aggressive end-of-life treatment? Brown researchers say when a nursing facility resident is dying, oftentimes aggressive interventions like inserting a feeding tube or sending the patient to the emergency room can futilely worsen, rather than relieve, their distress. While palliative care can pull resources together in a facility to provide comfort at the end of a resident's life, the knowledge of it varies among nursing directors.

    Comment?

  2. Timothy Rodgers appointed as new Director of The Wolfsonian-FIURead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Art Daily

    ... bachelor's in art from Arizona State University. He also holds a master's and Ph.D. in History of Art from Brown University. 'I want to ensure that more people recognize the fact that The Wolfsonian-FIU is a world-class museum, one that ...

    Comment?

  3. Kanye West Receives Honorary Doctorate From School Of The Art Institute Of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Switched

    ... history ("Harry Potter") tucked away in her backpack, in the fall of 2009, Emma Watson headed to Ivy League Brown University. But two years later, in early 2011, she announced that she would be leaving academia to pursue her acting interests ...

    Comment?

  4. High-Tech 'Smart' Cane Helps Blind People Recognize FacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Live Science

    ... from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from Brown University. She has previously written for Science News, Wired, The Santa Cruz Sentinel, the radio show Big Picture Science and other ...

    Comment?

  5. Austerity: The History of a Dangerous IdeaRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    With Mark Blyth , Scottish political scientist, professor of international political economy at Brown University, and author of several books including his most recent Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea. Politicians today in both Europe and the United States have succeeded in casting government spending as reckless wastefulness that has made the economy worse.

    Comment?

  6. Expanded Hospice Improved Care But Raised Medicare CostsRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Scientific Blogging

    ... study lead author Pedro Gozalo, research associate professor of health services, policy and practice in the Brown University School of Public Health. "The vast majority of the expansion was in the for-profit [sector]." The new study analyzed of ...

    Comment?

  7. Bob Marley Raised A Really Good Question About Marijuana ProhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Switched

    ... Chafee won accolades for his honesty in acknowledging he used marijuana and cocaine as a 1970s student at Brown University." "The blogger and commentator Andrew Sullivan was busted in July for possessing a small amount of marijuana within the Cape ...

    Comment?

  8. Pulitzer Prize Winner Ayad Akhtar to Join Milwaukee Rep as Associate ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... up in Milwaukee and attended Brookfield Central High School. He graduated with a degree in theater from Brown University and earned a Master of Arts degree in directing from Columbia University School of the Arts. His plays include: Disgraced (2012 ...

    Comment?

  9. 'American Idol' To End After Season 15, Fox AnnouncesRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Forbes.com

    ... media, food and education. The writing bug bit me early on, but my love of the pen - or keyboard - grew at Brown University, where I majored in history and art history and worked for the campus newspaper. To stay up to date on what's going on in the ...

    Comment?

  10. Project seeks climate clues deep in Indonesian lakebedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Science Blog

    ... identified 20 years ago as high-priority sites for a scientific drilling program," said James Russell, a Brown University geologist and co-leader of the Lake Towuti Drilling Project . "They're big, they're known to be very old, and they're in a ...

    Comment?

  11. Awards Doled Out at CCF Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Patch.com

    ... through philanthropy, grant making, and community leadership. Steinberg came to the Foundation in 2008 from Brown University, his alma mater, after serving as vice president of development. For the three decades prior to that, he worked for ...

    Comment?

  12. Puerto Rico Governor Signs Order To Legalize Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Switched

    ... Chafee won accolades for his honesty in acknowledging he used marijuana and cocaine as a 1970s student at Brown University." "The blogger and commentator Andrew Sullivan was busted in July for possessing a small amount of marijuana within the Cape ...

    Comment?

  13. High School Student Accepted To 11 Colleges - including Three Ivy Leagues - Makes Her PickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | People

    ... beyond their wildest dreams. She was accepted to 11 colleges including the prestigious Ivy Leagues Brown University, Columbia University and Cornell University. When she found out she says she shouted for joy. "I think the neighbors thought there ...

    Comment?

  14. YIR 2014-15: Graduate students move to unionize, meet resistance from ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Columbia Spectator

    ... reporting that it collected support cards for unionization from 1,700 of the 2,800 total graduate students Brown University that classified graduate teaching and research assistants as "primarily students," not employees, and said a union would hurt ...

    Comment?

  15. With 'Chicago Med' and 'The Catch,' TV's All ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Forbes.com

    ... media, food and education. The writing bug bit me early on, but my love of the pen - or keyboard - grew at Brown University, where I majored in history and art history and worked for the campus newspaper. To stay up to date on what's going on in the ...

    Comment?

  16. Humor, insight, imagination abound in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | PRWeb

    ... Tony Morgan was born in New York City and grew up in New Rochelle, New York state. After graduating from Brown University with a concentration in American Literature, he spent the next 40 years as an executive in the marketing research and ...

    Comment?

  17. May 4 12:11 AM New names join growing list for Bucs rookie minicampRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... the list, starting with one with a shot to make the final roster: Courtland Clavette, a long snapper from Brown University. The Bucs have Andrew DePaola back from last season, of course, so he'll have to unseat the incumbent to make the cut to 53. ...

    Comment?

  18. Pitt Basketball Recruiting: Rafael Maia expected to sign with PittRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | Cardiac Hill

    ... who is Rafael Maia exactly? Rafael Maia is a 6'9" 245 pound big man that played the past three seasons for Brown University of the Ivy League. Maia is a native of Brazil and has had a solid career to date, and should help add to the depth of the ...

    Comment?

  19. Globe Magazine Diamonds are whateverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Boston.com

    ... time. We had all the Campbell's soup we wanted, and feminism had entered the culture in a big way. At Brown University in the early 1980s, my friends and I were reading Andrea Dworkin, vowing never to change our names. Engagement rings were far from ...

    Comment?

  20. BCC Beat: Khrushchev offers a global perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... you're unlikely to hear on talk radio. A professor of International Studies at the Watson Institute at Brown University, Khrushchev has lived in America since 1991. He is an official citizen of this country and has two children who live here as ...

    Comment?