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  • Brown admits record low 8.5 percent of applicants

    Brown University has offered 8.5 percent of applicants a spot in next fall's freshman class, the lowest in school history.
  • Brown grad student dies after jumping off campus building

    A Brown University graduate student from South Korea has died after jumping from the 12th floor of a campus building. Police officials tell the Providence Journal that the 25-year-old student's death Tuesday afternoon was a suicide. University...

    How a steady stream of comet dust may have 'painted' Mercury black

    How a steady stream of comet dust may have 'painted' Mercury black
    The mystery of Mercury's excessively dark surface may have just been solved. A team of researchers working at Brown University say the planet's inky appearance may be the result of a near constant rain of impacts from tiny specks of cometary dust that...

    Rhode Island introduces new task force on sexual assaults

    A new statewide task force is being introduced Monday in Rhode Island with the goal of improving the tracking of sexual assault cases. Gov. Gina Raimondo is expected to join advocates for victims of sexual violence, representatives of local colleges...

    Stephen H. Maslen, aeronautical engineer

    Stephen H. Maslen, aeronautical engineer
    Stephen H. Maslen, a retired aeronautical engineer who was an expert in fluid dynamics, died Tuesday at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville of heart failure. He was 89. The son of Harold Carpandale Maslen, a civil engineer, and Ethel...