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Brown University,

Providence, R.I.; coeducational chartered 1764 as Rhode Island College at Warren, opened 1765. It moved to Providence in 1770 and was renamed for Nicholas BrownBrown, Nicholas,
1769–1841, American manufacturer and philanthropist, b. Providence, R.I., grad. Rhode Island College (renamed Brown Univ. in 1804 for him), 1786. He extended the internationally known mercantile business of his father, Nicholas Brown.
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 in 1804. Pembroke College, established in 1891 as an affiliated college for women, merged with Brown in 1971. The John Carter Brown Library (see Brown, John CarterBrown, John Carter,
1797–1874, American book collector and philanthropist, b. Providence, R.I.; son of Nicholas Brown. In about 1840 he began collecting books printed before 1800 relating to America, and the result was a remarkable library of 5,600 volumes.
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) is especially significant for its early Americana.
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Dean of the College and professor of history and Judaic studies, said, "We are profoundly grateful to Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld for their generous support and ongoing commitment to the future of Brown University and our Judaic Studies Program.
The new site reportedly increases wireless voice and data coverage to the Brown University campus, as well as the surrounding area.
Memorial donations can be sent to Care Net Pregnancy Center of NECT, PO Box 449, Danielson, CT 06239, or Brown University Sports Foundation, c/o Brown University, Office of Development, PO Box 1893, Providence, RI 02912.
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After 1920, sweeping changes lay ahead for Brown University as a Baptist institution.
Political Prisoners on War, Dissent, and Social Justice," which was held at Brown University.
Our listing of the Top 50 Colleges for African Americans in the January 2003 issue of BE contained incorrect enrollment figures for Wellesley College, Brown University, and Johnson C.
Brown University and Trinity Repertory Company have formed a consortium to expand Brown's Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance, adding tracks for a Master of Fine Arts degree in both acting and directing and a Ph.
This month however, Brown University hosts the fourth annual Digital Arts Conference (DAC), an international gathering of academics and critics who will share their ideas on what is in face a growing discipline.
rex bite has the weight of a pickup truck behind each tooth" says Gregory Erickson, zoologist (animal scientist) at Brown University in Rhode Island.