public health http://ripr.org en Brown 250: Fox Wetle On The Future Of Public Health http://ripr.org/post/brown-250-fox-wetle-future-public-health <p>This week, Rhode Island Public Radio is recognizing Brown University’s 250<sup>th</sup> anniversary with a series of conversations with Brown leaders and alumni.&nbsp; We’re looking forward at what the future might hold for this institution of higher learning in our backyard.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:30:12 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 29934 at http://ripr.org Brown 250: Fox Wetle On The Future Of Public Health Preventing Gun Violence in Spotlight Nationally, But in RI? http://ripr.org/post/preventing-gun-violence-spotlight-nationally-ri <p>As far as I can tell from the Rhode Island General Assembly's online legislation tracker, not a single bill dealing with reducing firearm violence has made it out of committee. Most have been recommended "held for further study," a kind of legislative purgatory, although some bills could be revived at the last minute.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:05:25 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 16472 at http://ripr.org Preventing Gun Violence in Spotlight Nationally, But in RI? Brown to launch school of public health http://ripr.org/post/brown-launch-school-public-health <p style="margin-left:-.25in;">This summer, Brown University plans to launch a School of Public Health. After ten years of planning and building, the School will pull together existing institutes, departments, and programs. The establishment of the School of Public Health should draw more funding and student talent, according to the University. Dr. Terrie “Fox” Wetle, associate dean of medicine for public health, will draw on her thirteen years of experience at Brown in her role as the dean of the new school.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:37:53 +0000 Jehane Samaha 10369 at http://ripr.org Brown hikes tuition by 4 percent http://ripr.org/post/brown-hikes-tuition-4-percent <p>Brown University will <a href="http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2013/02/corporation" target="_blank">increase tuition</a> and fees by four percent for the upcoming school year, for a grand total of $57,232.</p><p>The university plans to offset the cost hike with a 5.6 percent increase in financial aid, the fastest growing part of its budget.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:08:46 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 10344 at http://ripr.org Brown hikes tuition by 4 percent