1. Pratap Mehta: The Politics of Equality in Contemporary India

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    • President Simmons announces plans to step down

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      Ruth J. Simmons, 18th president of Brown University, will conclude her term as president at the end of the current academic year. Simmons, in her 11th year as Brown’s president, will continue as professor of comparative literature and Africana studies. More info: http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2011/09/simmons

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      • New research to REPAIR the brain

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        About a year after winning a major share of a nearly $15-million grant, a team of Brown professors are developing and using new technologies to study the brain. Their goal is to inform the development of therapies that could restore functions lost to injury and stroke. More info: http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2011/09/darpa

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        • Remembering Together

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          Brown marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11 quietly and thoughtfully with an afternoon of meditative activities on the College Green. People of all ages walked a spiritual labyrinth painted on the grass. Volunteers signed up for a blood drive, and people folded origami cranes and made flags as a symbol of peace. More info: http://news.brown.edu/features/2011/09/9-11

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          • A Taste of Brown

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            On Sept. 4, President Simmons introduced Brown to incoming students and their families. The President also spoke at Opening Convocation on Sept. 7, as did new Provost Mark Schlissel, who presented a keynote, encouraging students to study the humanities and the sciences, and not to make false distinctions between them.

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            • Harry Potter Inspired Dynamic Newspaper

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              This is an animated video commissioned by Brown University Third World Center. The theme is about the diverse cultural history of the university.

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              • How to talk to kids about 9-11

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                Kids will hear and see accounts of the terrorist attacks as the 10th anniversary of 9-11 approaches. Child psychologist Richard Rende says parents should let kids know they can come to them with questions. They should offer reassurance and protect kids from details, both by keeping answers simple and by monitoring the media kids consume. More info: http://news.brown.edu/features/2011/08/911kids

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                • Four Door

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                  A traveling installation in Providence RI. Created by Schuyler McClay, Greg Nemes, Ben Nicholson.

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                  • Workshop for MEME students - Brown University

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                    This workshop presents and in-depth conversation between advanced students and composer/performer/instrument designer Victor Gama about sonic sculpture and about the challenges of creating compositional and performance techniques for new musical instruments. It will feature hands-on contact with Gama's acoustic instruments and foreground discussion about design considerations and construction techniques. The workshop was part of a series of activities that included a solo concert by Victor Gama at the Grant Recital Hall, a lecture at the Orwig Music Building and a presentation of the Tsikaya project.

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                    • A catalytic moment in Rhode Island

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                      The first day of instruction for the Class of 2015 was also opening day for the new medical school building in the Providence Jewelry District, where the class will learn to become doctors during the next four years. More info: http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2011/08/meded

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