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Under the Tongue: African Writers Converge at Brown
The International Writers Project at Brown University presents Under the Tongue: A Festival of Literature from Africa, on April 15 and 16, 2008. This series of readings and discussions will feature award-winning African novelists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria), Nuruddin Farah (Somalia), and Chenjerai Hove (Zimbabwe); poet Jack Mapanje (Malawi); and playwrights Pierre Mumbere Mujomba (Congo) and Charles Mulekwa (Uganda). All events are free and open to the public.
News Release   07-133    04/14/2008   Beebe
Brown Students Hold Environmental Sustainability Conference
Students at Brown University have organized a two-day conference to promote environmental sustainability. The conference brings together a wide range of environmental leaders, including Ira Magaziner, chairman of the Clinton Global Initiative; U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse; Gov. Donald Carcieri; and Adam Werbach, global CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi.
News Release   07-132    04/14/2008   Kidwell
Network News Legend Tom Brokaw to Speak, Sign Books
Author and former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw will speak on Monday, April 21, 2008. at 6 p.m. in the Salomon Center for Teaching, Room 101. The lecture, sponsored by the Office of the President, is free and open to the public. At 5 p.m., prior to the lecture, Brokaw will sign copies of his books Boom! and The Greatest Generation in Sayles Hall.
News Release   07-129    04/10/2008   Beebe
Bolivian President Evo Morales to Deliver Ogden Lecture
Bolivian President Evo Morales will deliver a Stephen A. Ogden ’60 Memorial Lecture on April 22, 2008, at 4 p.m. in Sayles Hall. Morales is the first indigenous head of state in Bolivia’s history. His talk comes as part of a University-wide focus on Latin American issues.
News Release   07-130    04/10/2008   Beebe
Brown Chemists Find Platinum Nanocube Improves Fuel Cell Operation
Brown University chemists for the first time have consistently created uniform platinum nanocubes, a breakthrough that could make hydrogen fuel cells cheaper and more efficient.
News Release   07-131    04/10/2008   Lewis
Fast Food? Brown Students Make and Race Edible Cars
Brown University engineering students have organized the campus’s first Edible Car Competition, in which teams build and race vehicles made out of food – with materials ranging from bagels to butternut squash.
News Release   07-127    04/08/2008   Lewis
Two Brown Faculty Receive 2008 Guggenheim Fellowships
Brown faculty members Deborah Cohen and Forrest Gander have received Guggenheim Fellowships for 2008. They are among 190 scholars and artists selected from more than 2,800 applicants for this honor.
News Release   07-128    04/08/2008   Beebe
Times Writer Thomas Friedman to Give Earth Day Lecture
Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman will speak about the environment on April 22, 2008, at 6 p.m. in the Salomon Center for Teaching, Room 101.
News Release   07-125    04/07/2008   Beebe
Mellon Foundation Grant to Fund Dissertation Workshops
The Brown University Graduate School has received a $571,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue a program that supports graduate students during the writing of their dissertations.
News Release   07-126    04/07/2008   Beebe
Latin American Independence Celebrated at Brown
Writer Carlos Fuentes and former heads of state from Chile and Spain join dozens of historians, literary scholars, and writers from Europe and the Americas at Brown University April 9-12, 2008 for a conference to celebrate the bicentenary of Latin American independence.
News Release   07-123    04/03/2008   Beebe

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