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    President Simmons accepts the 2011 Making A Difference for Women Award from the NCRW

    President Simmons accepts the 2011 Making A Difference for Women Award from the NCRW

    President Simmons accepts the 2011 Making A Difference for Women Award
    from the National Council for Research on Women (NCRW) and speaks on the importance of research on gender to society. NBC's News'
    Natalie Morales introduces Pembroke Center Director Kay
    Warren, who introduces President Simmons.

    Find out more about the NCRW at http://www.ncrw.org/

    • 11 min
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    Profs. Richard Fishman and Ian Gonsher lead a Creativity Workshop for the new Brown Executive MBA Program

    Profs. Richard Fishman and Ian Gonsher lead a Creativity Workshop for the new Brown Executive MBA Program

    A group of mid-level career professionals took part in the inaugural class of the IE/Brown Executive MBA Program. This included a Creativity + Innovation Workshop led by Professors Richard Fishman and Ian Gonsher.

    These students explored a simple, yet powerful concept: Innovation is the art of creating value.

    So.. what is the value of a piece of paper?

    • 4 min
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    Excerpts: “Pursuing Excellence with Racial Equity: A Social Movement for the 21st Century" with Ronald Ferguson

    Excerpts: “Pursuing Excellence with Racial Equity: A Social Movement for the 21st Century" with Ronald Ferguson

    Noted scholar Ronald Ferguson delivered the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture at Brown University on Feb. 8, 2011. His talk, titled “Pursuing Excellence with Racial Equity: A Social Movement for the 21st Century,” focused on the racial achievement gap, which has been the focus of much of his research and writing for the last two decades.

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture was established at Brown University in 1996, with former New York Mayor David Dinkins as the inaugural speaker.

    • 3 min
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    Full video: “Pursuing Excellence with Racial Equity: A Social Movement for the 21st Century" with Ronald Ferguson

    Full video: “Pursuing Excellence with Racial Equity: A Social Movement for the 21st Century" with Ronald Ferguson

    Noted scholar Ronald Ferguson delivered the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture at Brown University on Feb. 8, 2011. His talk, titled “Pursuing Excellence with Racial Equity: A Social Movement for the 21st Century,” focused on the racial achievement gap, which has been the focus of much of his research and writing for the last two decades.

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture was established at Brown University in 1996, with former New York Mayor David Dinkins as the inaugural speaker.

    • 47 min
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    "A heck of a snowball fight" leads to new discovery

    "A heck of a snowball fight" leads to new discovery

    On its way past the comet, the Deep Impact spacecraft flew through a storm of fluffy ice particles spewed out by carbon dioxide jets coming from the rough ends of the comet and through water vapor flowing from its smooth, middle portion as well as from the icy particles. Data and images from the fly-by shed new light on the nature of comets. Schultz and graduate student Brendan Hermalyn discuss what they saw.

    • 1 min
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    Brown bids farewell to playwright Ama Ata Aidoo

    Brown bids farewell to playwright Ama Ata Aidoo

    After nearly seven years on campus, preeminent Ghanaian playwright Ama Ata Aidoo concludes her time on the Brown University faculty this month. As a long-term visiting professor of Africana studies and literary arts, Aidoo has left an impression on students, colleagues, and friends.

    • 2 min

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