The Fulbright U.S. Student Program at Brown has announced that its campus deadline for grants for graduate study, research, or English Teaching Assistantships abroad is September 8, 2008.
For more information, visit www.us.fulbrightonline.org. For information on Fulbright at Brown, contact Dean Linda Dunleavy, at 863-2538.
This month kicks off a new, interactive blog project at the Joukowsky Institute. While walking across Lincoln Field one morning in June, Sue Alcock noticed something different about the normally austere demeanor of the Marcus Aurelius statue; in his elevated left hand, he held a Wendy’s soda cup. This struck Sue as a comical addition, and inspired the idea of taking seasonal photographs of the statue for an online photo gallery.
Continue reading The Roman Emperor has a New Groove
“The archaeologists were delighted to at last find the remains of George Washington’s boyhood home but got stumped when they looked for evidence of the cherry tree and rusty hatchet.” To continue reading, follow this link to the NPR article.
Brown has built a partial prototype of future faculty offices for the Joukowsky Institute’s new home in Rhode Island Hall. A section of the office wall, with three choices of glass for the the translucent walls, and of the mezzanine above has been installed in the second floor classroom of Rhode Island Hall. The sample can be viewed during the hours Rhode Island Hall is open.
The “New Books” section of the library at the Joukowsky Institute is brimming over with recent additions. Please stop by to enjoy any of the titles that strike your interest!
Continue reading New Additions to the Library