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  Brown University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The family's connection with the college was strong: Joseph Brown became a professor of Physics at the University and John Brown served as treasurer from 1775 to 1796.
Brown was recently named "the most fashionable school in the Ivy League" by the fashion trade journal Women's Wear Daily on the basis that students on campus seem to have the strongest sense of personal style.
One of Brown's most notable traditions is keeping alive the spirit and accomplishments of Josiah S. Carberry, the fictional Professor of Psychoceramics (the equally fictional study of cracked pots), who was born on a University Hall billboard in 1929.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brown_University   (4839 words)

 John Brown University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Brown University's history begins with John E. Brown, an evangelist with a goal in mind for a college to provide an interdenominational, Christian education for needy students.
Brown laid the foundation in 1919 for the institution that would later be called John Brown University.
John Brown University has two endowed, associated centers that serve the university, community, and the world by actively addressing two major areas of concern in today’s society: the need for strong relationships and the need for ethical business leaders.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Brown_University   (605 words)

 Brown University | Admission Facts and Statistics
Brown University combines an adventurous spirit of innovation with a steadfast commitment to rigorously high standards in education and research.
Brown expects its students to be active participants in their own education, and to actively seek knowledge across disciplinary boundaries as well as to acquire the fundamental knowledge and analytical skills needed for success in their chosen fields.
Brown supports its students – faculty and staff are available to give students advice, guidance, and feedback on their educational choices – but its program inherently demands a great degree of initiative and self-direction.
www.admissionsconsultants.com /college/brown.asp   (430 words)

 Brown University - College Closeup
Brown was established with a charter from the Colony’s General Assembly in 1764, and the first men registered at the college in 1765.
Brown is now a coeducational institution, drawing men and women from all over the United States and many other countries to participate in the academic and extracurricular life of an Ivy League university.
Brown’s philosophy of education, promoted by students and endorsed by the faculty, can be simply stated: students will get more out of their education, and it will serve them better, if it is tailored to their individual needs and goals.
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 Brown University
Brown contended to the Regional Director that the petitioned-for individuals are not statutory employees because this case is factually distinguishable from NYU.
Brown also emphasizes that “[c]ommon sense dictates that students who teach and perform research as part of their academic curriculum cannot properly be considered employees without entangling the.
Brown’s request for oral argument is denied as the record and the briefs adequately present the issues and positions of the parties and amici.
www.lawmemo.com /nlrb/vol/342/42.htm   (11082 words)

 Brown University
The Brown community contributed $30.7 million to the 2005-2006 Brown Annual Fund, exceeding the $27 million goal and reaching an all-time high for the University.
Brown began its 243rd academic year with its largest faculty ever.
The Brown women’s soccer team and #24 Boston University fight to a 0-0 double overtime tie.
www.brown.edu   (241 words)

 Brown University Men's Crew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Brown University rowing program has a long history of success.
Brown was one of the first schools to offer varsity level rowing and continues to boat one of the top teams in the EARC and the nation.
Brown University is member of the Ivy League and is consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the country for undergraduate education.
www.browncrew.com   (188 words)

 The Brown College Democrats — The Brown Democrats
Rhode Island, the Brown Undergraduate Finance Board, the Brown Lecture Board, Brown Students for Liberty, the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, the Sarah Doyle Women’s Center, Women Students at Brown, Brown Pre-Law Society, Brown Health Education, Brown Medical Students for Choice, Rhode Island National Organization for Women and 2 to 1, The Coalition to Preserve Choice.
Brown is extremely lucky that Matt decided to transfer, and the Dems are thrilled to have him on board.
His addition to the Brown Dems has brough new energy, new ideas, new perspective, long hair, and some southern liberal charm to our group (and you all thought the south couldnt breed an honest liberal!) His enthusiasm is matched only by his intelligence, smashing good looks, and commitment to the ideals of the party.
browndemocrats.org   (696 words)

 Brown - Brown University, How to Get into Brown
As the third oldest college in New England and the seventh oldest in America, Brown was the Baptist answer to Congregationalist Yale and Harvard; Presbyterian Princeton; and Episcopalian Penn and Columbia.
In 1804, in recognition of a gift from Nicholas Brown, the College of Rhode Island was renamed Brown University.
The first women were admitted in 1891 with the establishment of the Women’s College in Brown University.
www.go4ivy.com /brown.asp   (417 words)

 Brown Graduate School
Brown offers more than fifty different programs of graduate study—from History to Mathematics; from multidisciplinary opportunities in Engineering to a master's in Environmental Studies.
Brown engineers have recently launched a new program designed for students looking for exposure to the business side of engineering, entrepreneurship, and technology startups.
Clyde L. Briant, dean of engineering and the Otis E. Randall University Professor at Brown, is Brown's new vice president for research.
gradschool.brown.edu   (159 words)

 Brown University Inman Page Black Alumni Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Brown experience should be optimal for its Black community at all levels an in all aspects.
The mission of the Inman Page Black Alumni Council is to strengthen Brown University by directly addressing the needs and concerns of its Black alumni and establishing a productive interaction among Black alumni, students, faculty and staff.
Members of IPC shall endeavor to channel their energies toward broadening opportunities for the Black community of Brown University and maximizing Black alumni participation in the life of the University.
alumni.brown.edu /orgs/IPC   (167 words)

 Brown University News
Brown University men's basketball coach Glen Miller has met with officials at the University of Hartford and is a finalist for the school's vacant coaching position.
The NCAA recently released its Academic Progress Rates for the 2004-05 academic year and Brown University is one of only four schools in the nation to have more than 20 of its teams ranked in the top-10 percent...
Princeton, NJ - Brown senior guard Sarah Hayes has been named the Ivy League's Player of the Year in a vote by the league's eight head coaches.
www.topix.net /ncaa/brown   (709 words)

 Brown University Graphics Group Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The long-term research goal of the Brown University Graphics Group is to develop human-centered, powerful, and interactive 3D graphics tools for modeling, scientific visualization, telecollaboration, and interactive illustrations.
The Visualization Research Group is part of the Brown University Graphics Lab.
An interdisciplinary team of people from different departments at Brown develop robust and effective computer science and visualization tools and techniques for solving a range of problems and phenomena from science as well as the arts and humanities.
www.cs.brown.edu /research/graphics   (149 words)

 Population Studies & Training Center, Brown University
The Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC) at Brown University, formally established in 1965, is an internationally respected demography research and training center offering an outstanding interdisciplinary graduate training program.
The four-day conference featured papers on a broad range of population health topics as well as a visit to a demographic surveillance site in two informal settlements.
It will identify disparities in successful transitions to adulthood among young people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and look at the impact of different social and economic environments on these transitions.
www.pstc.brown.edu   (220 words)

 Brown Alumni Association Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A team led by Brown researchers shows that a tiny brain sensor has allowed a quadriplegic man to open a prosthetic hand, control a robotic limb, and move a computer cursor - using his thoughts alone.
Brown and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have established a formal affiliation to support research and teaching with an emphasis in materials science.
Over the past academic year, Brown athletes distinguished themselves on the field and in the classroom.
alumni.brown.edu   (635 words)

 Brown University Baseball Players Who Made it to a Major League Baseball Team
Brown University Baseball Players Who Made it to a Major League Baseball Team
is pleased to present a comprehensive chart of every Brown University alumnus who played baseball at Brown University AND made it to the Major League level.
Did you know that there are thirty-nine (39) former Brown University players who made it to "the show"?
www.baseball-almanac.com /college/brown_university_baseball_players.shtml   (193 words)

 Simmons addresses transfer aid, intellectual diversity on campus - Campus News
Simmons also announced that a budget to be presented to the Corporation later this month includes a provision for financial aid for Resumed Undergraduate Education and transfer students, but she did not detail the plan.
After her speech, which was sponsored by the Undergraduate Council of Students and delivered in a half-full Salomon 101, Simmons responded to students' questions on issues ranging from the ROTC to the impact of faculty sharing political opinions in class, to what role the University should play with respect to Hope High School.
For years ROTC was on Brown's campus, course credit was given, faculty status was not an issue.
www.browndailyherald.com /news/2005/02/02/CampusNews/Simmons.Addresses.Transfer.Aid.Intellectual.Diversity.On.Campus-849108.shtml   (366 words)

 Brown University Alumni Club of Southwest Florida
The Brown Club of Southwest Florida is organized to provide Brunonians in the area with ongoing opportunities to connect with Brown friends, Brown University, and have some fun at the series of events that are held annually.
Members of our club participate in the BASC program through which local high school students are made aware of Brown’s opportunities and conduct interviews with applicants on behalf of the Admissions office.
Because of the distance to Providence from Naples and the selectivity of admissions at Brown, we often have to work with school guidance departments to identify prospective candidates and then encourage the students to apply.
www.brownclub.net   (253 words)

 The Brown Daily Herald
President Ruth Simmons said publicly last week that she intends to carry out her term as Brown's leader, ending months of speculation that she might abruptly depart to become Harvard University's next president.
Following the University of Pennsylvania's decision to accept the Common Application from applicants to the undergraduate class of 2011, Brown remains one of just two Ivy League schools who have refrained from joining what Dean of Admission Jim Miller '73 termed the "Common Application consortium.
Brown has long been considered a leader in computer graphics, but you certainly wouldn't know it by looking at Brown's new home page, which was launched on Aug. 24.
www.browndailyherald.com   (314 words)

 Brown University - Top Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brown University is one of the 100 PhD-issuing institutions featured in the subscribers edition of these rankings.
In the profile for this university, you will find its leading programs ranked on a national scale.
Please note that these rankings feature universities only—that is, institutions that offer programs that lead to the PhD degree.
www.jajnsn.com /vanguarduniversities/brown.html   (123 words)

 Brown University Center for Statistical Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The mission of the Center for Statistical Sciences is to foster research and statistical education at Brown Medical School and the University at large.
The Center is home to the graduate program in Biostatistics and the undergraduate statistics concentration at Brown, and organizes the Brown Statistics Seminar Series.
CSS occupies the 7th floor of the new building, which will be the home of Brown's Program in Public Health.
stat.brown.edu   (146 words)

 Brown University Alumni Association of Chicagoland
The purpose of the Brown Alumni Association of Chicagoland is to support the educational goals of Brown University.
This support takes the form of several local committees which work together to provide social and educational activities for Brown University Alumni and their families, and to aid the University in identifying, interviewing, and recruiting outstanding high school students during the application process.
The social activities are coordinated by BAAC, the Brown Alumni Association of Chicagoland.
www.brownclub.org /baac.html   (222 words)

 Applied Mathematics Department - Brown University
The Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University is one of the most prominent departments at Brown, and is also one of the oldest and strongest of its type in the country.
The Division of Applied Mathematics is a world renowned center of research activity in a wide spectrum of traditional and modern mathematics.
It is this breadth and the discovery from mutual collaboration which marks the great strength and uniqueness of the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown.
www.dam.brown.edu   (212 words)

 The Watson Institute for International Studies
Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies evolved from Thomas J. Watson Jr.'s (class of 1937) vision for a research and teaching center that would address the most pressing problems of its time.
Nuclear threats from North Korea, China’s global environmental impact, a political shift to the left in Latin-America – these current issues and others will be addressed as part of the new courses added this fall by the International Relations Program and the Center for Latin American Studies.
As editor of the newly released Transacting Transition: The Micropolitics of Democracy Assistance in the Former Yugoslavia, Brown has brought together scholars and practitioners experienced in democracy-building programs and assessments over 15 years in Kosovo, Bosnia, and Macedonia – carrying forward useful lessons from the former Yugoslavia.
www.watsoninstitute.org   (600 words)

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Brown University is enriched by a community of alumni, parents, and friends whose philanthropy supports the institution's academic mission.
Endowed gifts and planned gifts ensure the University’s future health by providing a perpetual source of support, while gifts to the Brown Annual Fund and the Sports Foundation provide a crucial and immediate source of support for the Campaign for Academic Enrichment
The University's goal for the Brown Annual Fund in fiscal year 2005-2006 is $27 million.
www.gifts.brown.edu   (101 words)

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