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SEA Semester Information Session

Join Rory Summers, Woods Hole SEA Admissions Counselor, as she shares information about SEA Semester, the leading off-campus Environmental Studies program focused on the oceans. SEA programs incorporate a traditional academic experience on shore and a field-based learning component at sea aboard one of our two tall ship sailing research vessels. 

  • Day/Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
  • Time: 4:00 PM
  • Location: Science Center, 315
(Distributed August 27, 2014)

Graphene - The Latest Installment of the SciToons Series

Ever been bothered by an ultra-slow download? How about a phone that won’t stay charged or a cracked touchscreen? Imagine you were stranded on an island with nothing to drink. Graphene, a Nobel winning supermaterial, has the potential to solve these problems. (Distributed August 13, 2014)

Cohen Gallery Exhibit: Dispersion, an installation by Daniel Clayman

Light passing through any transparent material is assigned an Abbe Value, a mathematical number expressing how much light is dispersed upon passing through a material with a particular refractive index. Working with the Abbe Value and the ensuing quality of light, Dispersion becomes three things at once: a lens projecting and bending light, a filter changing the color and pattern and an object that redefines the space through its towering presence. As the light shines through the antique glass a stage set is born. 
(Distributed June 19, 2014)

Health Careers Peer Advisors 2013-2014: Call for Applications

The Health Careers Peer Advisors (HCPAs) are experienced health careers students who are available to provide advice to their fellow students about the intricacies of pre-health and medicine studies at Brown. The HCPAs hold weekly peer advising hours in Sci-Li 303 and take a leading role in organizing two events per semester to address the needs of First-Year and Sophomore students interested in the health professions. (Distributed April 22, 2014)