100 items associated with author William Burroughs will
be on display at the John Hay library through December 29. . . .
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Deborah
Cahn-Weiner is leading a team to recruit mildly impaired
Alzheimer’s patients to test a new treatment combining
medication and memory training. . . . The medical
school received a five-year, $11 million grant from the
National Institutes of Health to support genetics research. . . .
A study of 164 undergraduates found that women performed as
well as men on math tests when other women were present but did less
well when men were in the room. . . . The National Science
Foundation awarded the University $7 million to establish a
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center for exploring the
mechanics of complex-microstructure materials used in electronic
devices. . . . T he NSF also granted the computer science
department $3.2 million for research on speeding up the Internet. . .
. The Brown Daily Herald reported that an unidentified
“uncoordinated gal” tossed an apple core toward a
trash can on the Green and accidentally beaned “a sweet-looking
woman. . . the esteemed interim president, Sheila