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Brown University gets into the MBA game

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By Patrick Clark Brown University’s governing body voted Friday to begin issuing a master’s in business administration for the first time in its history, carving out a decisive, if small, claim to the business school landscape. The move builds on steps the school has already taken to expand into business education: Since 2011, the Providence (R.I.) university and Madrid’s IE ... Read More »

NASA to launch miniature satellite being developed at Brown University

EQUiSat miniature satellite

NASA has agreed to launch a miniature solar-powered satellite — actually a 4-inch cube — being developed by a group of students at Brown University. Using a rechargeable power supply equivalent to a Kindle Fire tablet, its array of 16 or so LED lights will emit a quick pattern of flashes every two minutes. They will be bright enough to ... Read More »

University of Michigan names Brown Provost Schlissel President

Mark Schlissel

The University of Michigan’s Board of Regents named Mark Schlissel, a biomedical researcher and provost of Brown University, as president as the school tries to raise a record $4 billion. Schlissel, 56, takes over July 1 from Mary Sue Coleman, a biochemist who has held the post since 2002, the university in Ann Arbor said today in a statement. Schlissel, ... Read More »

Provost delegation from US universities arrives to explore academic partnerships

Ben-Gurion University

A delegation of provosts from leading US universities arrived in Israel as part of the American Jewish Committee’s Project Interchange, in an effort to explore academic partnerships and collaboration opportunities with Israeli universities. The week-long trip will include visits to higher education institutions, including Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where the delegation will learn about innovative ... Read More »

Brown University develops the first wireless brain chip

Brown University

A couple weeks ago, we covered a combination nightmare situation with monkeys that can control robot arms. If you thought things couldn’t possibly get any worse, Brown University researchers have figured out a way to let monkeys control computers wirelessly. Researchers at Brown University have created the world’s first wireless brain-computer interfaces or computer control chips that can be applied ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes