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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

  • Pembroke Center Undergraduate Research Grants
    From: Pembroke Center
    To: 3rd Year Students, 4th Year Students, Campus Faculty

    The Pembroke Center is awarding several grants in support of undergraduate research. Please see web site for award criteria for the following grant opportunities:

    • Helen Terry...
  • Public communication of your scholarship
    From: Sheridan Center
    To: All Graduate Students, Campus Faculty

    M 10/6 12-1pm
    Sheridan Center, 96 Waterman St

    Society suffers when academics avoid engaging in public debates, but the language of scholarly discourse can be ineffective in...
  • Waiting for Something Big:Inside Today’s Iran/Majd
    From: Middle East Studies
    To: All

    This Oct. 1 event is part of the Iran in the 21st Century Luncheon Lecture Series.
    Iranian-born author and journalist, Hooman Majd, will speak on understanding what is going on...
  • LaTeX Workshop at the Science Center
    From: Christine Marie Mullen
    To: All Students

    Are you confused about having to use LaTeX in your classes? Do you want to learn how to make your homework look pretty? The Science Center can help! We are holding workshops on...
  • Science Center Advising with Dean Adetunji
    From: Christine Marie Mullen
    To: All Students

    Come by TODAY (10/1) for Science Center Advising. Dean Adetunji is available to discuss your options in science at Brown. Bring your questions about courses and concentrations...
  • Multitasking in the Classroom
    From: Sheridan Center
    To: All

    Wed. Oct 22nd
    12 -1pm
    Sheridan Center (96 Waterman)

    Does multitasking impede your students’ learning? What can or should you do about it? Join this roundtable discussion led...
  • The Death of Arabic is Greatly Exaggerated/Seminar
    From: Middle East Studies
    To: All Students, All Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff

    "The Death of Arabic is Greatly Exaggerated: Notes on the Future of a World Language." Elias Muhanna, Manning assistant prof. of Comp. Lit.
    MES Luncheon Seminar. Oct....
  • TODAY How to Find an Internship
    From: CareerLAB
    To: 1st Year Students, 2nd Year Students, 3rd Year Students, All Graduate Students

    TODAY Wed. 10/1, 4-5pm at MacMillan 117

    In this program we will review the resources and strategies necessary to find a summer internship. If you know what you are looking for...
  • Finding a Career You Love
    From: CareerLAB
    To: All Students

    Wed. 10/8, 6-7pm at CareerLAB

    Career pathways are rarely predictable for Brown alums! Alum Joel Schwartz '08 graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering before...
  • Film Screening: Oil and Water
    From: Ivone Aubin
    To: All Undergraduates, All Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff

    Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 | 4:15 PM | Salomon 101, Main Green

    Join us for a screening of the film Oil and Water, the story of two young men born on opposite sides of an oil...
  • A Reading by Xue Di and Tran Khai Thanh Thuy
    From: Lori A. Baker
    To: All

    Chinese dissident poet Xue Di and Vietnamese exile poet/novelist Tran Khai Thanh Thuy will present a bilingual reading of their work on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 pm in the...
  • SOCIAL INNOVATION FELLOWSHIP INFO SESSION TONIGHT!
    From: Social Innovation Initiative
    To: All Students

    Do you have an idea with social impact? Recruitment is beginning for the next cohort of Social Innovation Fellows, a program that provides students with up to $4,000 to grow a...
  • 2014 Annual Security Report
    From: Margaret R. Marisi
    To: All

    The Brown University Department of Public Safety (DPS) is making available the Annual Security Report to all members of the Brown Community. This report contains information on...
  • Brazil Initiative Lecture Today on Favela in Rio
    From: Ramon J. M. Stern
    To: All Students, All Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff

    Professor Moises Lino e Silva will give a talk today, Wednesday, October 1, at 6 pm in Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute on his research on employment of the residents in...
  • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Faculty Fellowships
    From: Cogut Center for the Humanities
    To: Campus Faculty

    The Cogut Center for the Humanities sponsors semester-long fellowships for Brown faculty members who wish to be affiliated with and resident at the Center while pursuing their...
  • English DUG Welcome Back Social
    From: Anna Wai Poon
    To: All Undergraduates

    Drop by the English DUG Welcome Back Tea social TODAY, Wednesday October 1st from 6-7:30PM in J. Walter Wilson Room 202. Tea and cookies and great conversation will all be...
  • Biotech Hangouts
    From: Richard Donghai Park
    To: All Students

    Come join BMES throughout the semester for our Biotech Hangouts! At these Hangouts, we hope to create a space to share some food and thoughts about the latest developments in...
  • Q+A Meeting
    From: Richard Donghai Park
    To: All Students

    Q+A, which stands for Queer+Asian, serves as a confidential discussion space to actively explore the unique intersection of our Asian and LGBTQ narratives. We hope that the...
  • John Hay Night at the John Hay Library
    From: Jennifer Braga
    To: All

    Ever wondered who John Hay was? TODAY, Oct. 1 at 5:30pm in the Lownes Room of the John Hay Library, you will have the chance to learn more about Brown's most illustrious...
  • Oct 8 - Electoral Determinants of Counterterrorism
    From: Watson Institute
    To: All Undergraduates, All Graduate Students, Campus Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff

    The Watson Institute's Security Seminar continues on October 8 with Erica Chenoweth from the University of Denver and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo on "The...
  • 22nd Annual Harriet W. Sheridan Lecture
    From: Julie Jewett
    To: All

    Please join us for the 22nd Annual Harriet W. Sheridan Lecture, Wednesday, October 15, 5:30PM, MacMillan Hall, Rm. 117, with guest lecturer Rivka Galchen, MD. Fiction writer and...
  • F-Series Fellowship Submission Info Session
    From: Brenda M. Slaney
    To: Life Sciences Biomed Grad Students, All Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff

    F-Series Fellowship Submission Information Session will provide guidance for preparing your application. This basic training session will cover: fellowship overview, program...
  • TODAY! Sustainable Energy in China
    From: Watson Institute
    To: All Undergraduates, All Graduate Students, All Faculty, All Staff

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 4:00pm
    Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street

    Prior to starting his own consulting firm, the speaker had many years of experience as...
  • REGISTER: Workshop on Theatre For Social Change
    From: TAPS Department
    To: All Students

    TAPS will host a workshop with Daniel Bryan, director of the Pachaysana Institute, on community development and international education through arts. As part of Brown's...
  • TODAY Wolf Greenfield Information Session
    From: CareerLAB
    To: 3rd Year Students, 4th Year Students

    TODAY Wed. 10/1, 4-5:30pm at CareerLAB

    Do you want a challenging career in science where you can apply your scientific or engineering expertise to help companies and...
  • TODAY Mintz, Levin Information Session
    From: CareerLAB
    To: 4th Year Students

    TODAY Wed. 10/1, 6-7:30pm at CareerLAB

    Come hear about Mintz Levin's Project Analyst Program from current Analysts!

    The Project Analyst Program was founded in 1989 with a...
  • TODAY Keystone Strategy Information Session
    From: CareerLAB
    To: 4th Year Students

    TODAY Wed. 10/1, 8-9:30pm at CareerLAB

    Keystone Strategy is a premier strategy and economics consulting firm, serving top companies focused on technology and innovation in a...
  • TODAY: Statistics Seminar: Andrew Gelman, PhD
    From: Elizabeth A. Clark
    To: All Life Sciences Grad Students, All Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff

    The Center for Statistical Sciences and the Department of Biostatistics are proud to welcome Andrew Gelman, PhD, Professor, Department of Statistics and Professor, Department of...
  • What’s Your Financial IQ?
    From: Christina M. Bernier, University Human Resources
    To: Campus Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff, Union Staff

    Test your financial know-how and you could win a mini iPad! University Human Resources has teamed up with TIAA-CREF to bring you a new What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge! From...
  • PASS Intro to HTML/CSS
    From: Melwyn Pak
    To: All Students

    Want to learn more about HTML/CSS and how you can use it? Don't have any idea what HTML is? Not to worry! Sign up for PASS's Intro to HTML/CSS class! We'll teach...
  • The Optimized Office: Wellness At Brown!
    From: Michele Wise, University Human Resources
    To: Campus Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff, Union Staff

    Turning your cluttered, disorganized office into a functional work space is crucial to maintaining your productivity and keeping stress at bay. Join National Association of...
  • Paul Sabin Lecture - TODAY at 4 pm!!
    From: Inst. for the Study of Environment and Society
    To: All

    Paul Sabin, author of The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future (2013) and Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940 (2005), will be at...
  • Looking for a CS Summer Job?
    From: Amanda Yao
    To: All Undergraduates

    Apply to coordinate The Artemis Project, a five week CS camp for rising ninth grade girls, run by undergraduate women at Brown. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic...
  • TONIGHT: Prospects for Peace After Gaza
    From: Adam Waters
    To: All

    Tonight, October 1, at 7:00 PM in Metcalf Auditorium, J Street U Brown presents "Prospects for Peace After Gaza," a talk by the Palestine Liberation...
  • **(un)Settled?: an open discussion on transitions
    From: Active Minds
    To: All Students

    First-years: how is your transition into college going so far?
    Upperclassmen: how's your first month back into school, whether from a chill summer at home or from a...
  • Wednesday Inspiration
    From: The Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life
    To: All

    The Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life welcomes you to Wednesday Inspiration, a mid-week spiritual boost held in J. Walter Wilson, Room 409 on October 1,2014 from...
  • SPOT the Phish 2 STOP the Phish - win an iPad mini
    From: The Information Security Group, CIS
    To: All

    This October, learn how to spot phishing email to stop it from spreading and you could be the winner of an iPad mini, Nexus 7 & more.

    To celebrate National Cyber Security...
  • Wednesday Weekly Recipe Share on SAC Facebook Page
    From: Staff Advisory Council
    To: All Staff

    Need a recipe for dinner tonight? SAC can help. Learn how to make Paul Bertolli's Cauliflower Soup.

    Check out today's new recipe:...
  • Wellnews At Brown: Open Enrollment, Flu and More!
    From: Michele Wise, University Human Resources
    To: Campus Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff, Union Staff

    Open Enrollment for the 2015 benefit election period (November 10 - December 1, 2014) will be an ACTIVE open enrollment. All employees with health or dental insurance MUST...
  • -> SAVE THE DATE for the screening of 'Code 2600'
    From: The Information Security Group, CIS
    To: All

    Reserve your seat now for a screening of "Code 2600", which documents the rise of the Information Technology Age as told through the events and people who helped build...
  • Practice Portuguese with Roda de Conversa!
    From: Nicole Kimberly Salvador
    To: All

    Oi galera- join the Portuguese and Brazilian Studies DUG for Roda de Conversa. Roda is a semi-weekly conversation hour. Our first meeting will be TONIGHT, Wednesday, October...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Stop-By Today!
    From: Michele Wise, University Human Resources
    To: Campus Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff, Union Staff

    Stop by the Nelson Fitness Center lobby on 10/1 anytime from 11 a.m.-1 p.m, for Wellness At Brown's Breast Cancer Awareness Stop-By. Check out resources from our local...
  • CRIME PREVENTION MONTH – October 2014
    From: Mark J. Perry
    To: All

    In 1984, the month of October was designated as Crime Prevention Month through a presidential proclamation.

    During October 2014, the DPS Crime Prevention Unit will be posting...
  • BuDS is Hiring!
    From: Jessica Perales
    To: All Undergraduates

    We offer shifts beginning as early as 6am and ending as late as 2:30am and only an 8 hour minimum weekly commitment! Work with or away from food, with customers or far away from...
  • BuDS is Hiring!
    From: Jessica Perales
    To: All Graduate Students

    We offer shifts beginning as early as 6am and ending as late as 2:30am and only an 8 hour minimum weekly commitment! Work with or away from food, with customers or far away from...
  • Learn about Spring UTRAs – Info Session 10/8, 4pm
    From: Janice M. Rego
    To: All Undergraduates, All Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff

    Interested in conducting research during the academic year? Learn about Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRA) at an Information Session for spring semester UTRAs...
  • ZIPCAR: How To Become A Zipster
    From: Transportation Office
    To: All Students

    If you are 18+, tired of walking/biking around to the same old places, and have a valid driver's license, you should become a Zipster! Don't know what that means? Come...
  • Register Your Property with DPS!
    From: Thomas L. Shelton Jr
    To: All

    Wednesday,October 1st, 9am - 1pm. Science Library,Main Lobby.
    We register laptops, cell phones, tablets and more!
    It takes approximately 5 minutes to register, receive a Bear...
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Luminary Ceremony
    From: Susannah Elizabeth Slepian
    To: All

    It's Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Join the sisters of Alpha Chi Omega as we kick it off by lighting luminaries and listening to inspiring speakers this Wednesday,...
  • TONIGHT - Advance Screening of 'The Judge,' 7pm
    From: Olutoye A. Adegboro
    To: All

    Starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, “The Judge” follows a lawyer's return to his hometown after his father, the local judge, is accused of murder.

    Register at...
  • TONIGHT: ChemistryDUG Meet & Greet
    From: Department of Chemistry
    To: All Undergraduates

    Wed, Oct 1 | 5-6:30pm | GeoChem 351

    Eat, socialize, network, and learn more about the research opportunities and concentrations offered by the Department of Chemistry. Faculty...
  • CRLT Players: Mentoring Graduate Students
    From: Sheridan Center
    To: All Graduate Students, Campus Faculty

    W 11/19 12-1:30pm
    Sayles Hall

    Join faculty & grad students to explore mentoring relationships & the different ways you interpret these interactions. Through vivid...
  • The Big Fat and Sugar Debate
    From: Kathryn M. Petterson
    To: All

    Frank Hu, MD, PhD, MPH, will give a presentation entitled "The Big Fat and Sugar Debate: At the Intersection of Science and Policy" on Tuesday, October 14 at 121 S....
  • Alpha Chi Omega Blue Room Snack
    From: Haley Elizabeth Moss
    To: All Students

    Please join the ladies of Alpha Chi Omega for a snack at the Blue Room this Wednesday, October 1st from 5-6:00 pm. Come meet the sisters, and help us kick off Domestic Violence...
  • \\ Submit to VISIONS Magazine FALL 2014 Issue!!
    From: VISIONS
    To: All

    Calling all writers, poets, and artists!! Submit your writing & creations to VISIONS - Brown/RISD's Asian and Asian American Visual & Literary Arts Magazine - for...
  • SAVE THE DATE | Oct 7, 2014 | Rogério Pinto, PhD
    From: Elizabeth D. H. Jackvony
    To: All

    "Brazil’s Unified Health Care System: Transdisciplinary Collaboration and Integration of Health and Social Services"

    The Global Health Initiative and the Brazil...
  • Deadline Extended! - Mellon Fellow Call for Applic
    From: Geralyn M. Ducady
    To: All Faculty

    Deadline for applications extended to Oct. 10! The RISD Museum and the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology invite interested RISD and Brown University faculty to apply for...
  • Party Manager Training Dates
    From: Andrew F. Donahue
    To: All Undergraduates

    Please refer to the SAO Website for the 3 Party Manager Training dates for October. If you have any questions, please feel free to email SAO@brown.edu or andrew_donahue@brown.edu.
  • De Sidere 7 film screening
    From: Brown-India Initiative
    To: All Undergraduates, Humanities Grad Students, Social Sciences Grad Students, Campus Faculty, All Staff

    Join us on Monday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. to watch De Sidere 7, an ensemble videocontemplation by Lata Mani & Nicholas Grandi | Film screening and discussion with feminist...
  • RI Medieval Circle Lecture
    From: Maria O. Sokolova
    To: All Undergraduates, Humanities Grad Students, Life Sciences Non-Biomed Grad Students, Social Sciences Grad Students, Campus Faculty, Exempt Staff, Non-Exempt Staff, Limited Duration Staff

    TODAY, Wednesday, Oct. 1, Francis Ludlow (Postdoctoral Fellow with the Yale Climate & Energy Institute) will present preliminary results from his current research project,...
  • SEEED at Brown Info Session
    From: SEEED at Brown
    To: All Students

    SEEED @ Brown is having our first meeting and WE WANT YOU!

    The meeting will be held this Friday (10/3/14) at 7pm in J. Walter Wilson rm. 501

    SEEED @ Brown is a community of...
  • Join us Recreation Dept Whitewater Rafting Trip!
    From: Dwayne Wilkerson
    To: All

    Join Brown Athletics & Recreation for a full day of Whitewater Rafting!

    Deerfield River Monroe Bridge Section Rapids II,III,IV

    The Monroe Bridge Trip is full of big waves...
  • Student Group Re-Registration
    From: Student Activities Office
    To: All Students

    Each year, the Student Activities Office asks all student groups to go through a brief re-registration process. It ensures that groups’ information and contacts are accurate and...
  • EBOLA TEACH IN next Thursday
    From: Victoria Kathryne Leonard
    To: All

    Partners In Health at Brown presents:

    EBOLA TEACH IN
    Thursday, October 9th, Wilson Hall 102, 6pm.

    We will discuss the science behind the outbreak, why it happened, and what we...
  • Have an opinion on Advising at Brown?
    From: Undergraduate Council of Students
    To: All Students

    Have an opinion on Advising at Brown? Come join UCS for a forum with new Dean of the College Maud Mandel and VP of Campus Life Margaret Klawunn to talk about Advising among...
  • Applicant Seminar #1: The Big Picture
    From: Kathy Toro
    To: 3rd Year Students, 4th Year Students

    This information session is for all students and alumni who want to receive a committee letter from the Health Careers Advisory Committee for their application to medical,...
  • JCB Long-Term Fellows' Talk (10/1)
    From: Valerie J. Andrews
    To: All

    The John Carter Brown Library hosts a Long-Term Fellows’ Talk at the Annmary Brown Memorial on Wednesday, October 1 at 12:00 p.m. Kathryn Burns, from the History Department at...
  • People of Color Support Group
    From: Counseling and Psychological Services
    To: All Students

    POC Support Group
    Being a person of color in a predominately white environment is a complex and often stressful experience. Group will be a place to share experiences and...
  • WINTER IS COMING to Brown 10/23/14
    From: Jennifer Braga
    To: All

    On Thurs., Oct. 23 at 7pm in Salomon, join the Brown University Library and the Friends of the Library for an evening with author George R.R. Martin (Game of Thrones) and...

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