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New Hillcrest coach inherits 2015 state finalists

Hillcrest may have to thank in-city foe Kickapoo if new boys basketball coach Joel Brown leads the Hornets to success.

Brown gained five years of experience as an assistant coach at Kickapoo, which came to an end with Chiefs coach Dick Rippee telling Springfield Public Schools brass that Brown would make a good head coach. 602 more words


Plans for new Providence research facilities unveiled

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Officials have unveiled plans for two new research facilities in Providence’s Jewelry District.

Brown President Christina Paxson spoke to hundreds of business and civic leaders Monday evening at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner. 83 more words


An astronomer leaves for war

On April 6, 1917, less than three years after he had begun teaching at Wesleyan University, Frederick Slocum, the first Director of the Van Vleck Observatory, was looking to see how he could help his country. 822 more words

Frederick W. Slocum

Brown Falls to UNH, 88-77

(Brown Athletics) – Providence, R.I. –  Junior forward Jacoby Armstrong scored 26 points to pace five New Hampshire players in double figures and lead the Wildcats to an 88-77  win over Brown at the Pizzitola Sports Center. 335 more words


Brown University Pledges $100 Million to Address Campus Racism

Brown University is hoping a new plan will help the Providence, Rhode Island, school create a more inclusive environment for its 8,800+ students. On Friday, president… 315 more words


NEWS ROUNDUP: 16 People Shot At New Orleans Park, Brown Unveils $100M Plan To Address Racism…AND MORE

Sixteen people were shot in a hail of gunfire Sunday night at Bunny Friend Park in New Orleans. According to reports, multiple people began firing shots into a crowd of more than 300. 408 more words


A Changing Landscape for Unionization at Private Institutions?

In her article in the November-December Academe,Improving the Legal Landscape for Unionization at Private Colleges and Universities,” AAUP general counsel Risa L. Lieberwitz considers the legacy of the US Supreme Court’s 1980 decision in… 218 more words