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Brown University cancels Rosa Parks house display in dispute

PROVIDENCE, R.I. /March 08, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Brown University has canceled plans to display the house where Rosa Parks lived for a time after she left the south and moved to Detroit. The house had been on a demolition list until it was saved by Parks’ niece and artist Ryan Mendoza, who moved it to Berlin. He … Continue reading Brown University cancels Rosa Parks house display in dispute

Brown University to pay tuition for future actors, directors

PROVIDENCE, R.I. /February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Brown University is providing scholarships to cover the tuition for master’s degree students studying acting and directing. The Ivy League university in Rhode Island announced the change Friday. It says it wants to ease student debt and diversify the pool of actors and directors in training, to encourage … Continue reading Brown University to pay tuition for future actors, directors

De Niro to receive honorary fine arts degree from Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)(STL.News) — Robert De Niro is among six people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at Brown University’s commencement exercises The Ivy League school announced Friday the Oscar-winning actor is being celebrated “for the intensity he brings to each performance.” De Niro will receive a doctor of fine arts degree during the school’s May … Continue reading De Niro to receive honorary fine arts degree from Brown