Free food digest: February 15, 2013

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East meets West African Dinner Party
6 p.m.
Judson House

Spend the night learning African dance moves and sharing stories with Brown students from Ghana. There will also be traditional free food.

6 p.m.
Carr Haus Cafe, RISD (29 Waterman Street)

VISIONS Magazine will have its first social this evening. Didn’t get a cupcake from your lover last night? There will be Duck & Bunny faire, as well as mocktails. Free!

Mingle at Machado
6 p.m.
Machado House

Machado is hosting an open house for those interested in applying (or getting free food and refreshments). There will also be mini-tours.


Free food digest: February 5, 2013

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Science Center Trivia Showdown
6 p.m.
Science Center 315

Free food and prizes await for the winners of this trivia contest. Winners get the chance to get stomped by a faculty team.

History DUG Ice Cream Social
4–6 p.m.
Peter Green House

Concentrators and prospective concentrators can sample five (!) different flavors of ice cream (plus toppings) while learning more about research and study opportunities within the History department.

Science and Society Info Session
6:15–7 p.m.
Faunce 229

Science and Society’s DUG will be hosting an info session for prospective concentrators tonight; free food will be making an appearance as well.

Free food digest: February 1, 2013

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Cru Brown Large Group Gathering
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Morriss-Champlin Lounge

Come for a religious discussion hosted by College Hill for Christ. Afterwards, if you can stomach the walk past the OMAC, there’s a home-cooked meal.

Amnesty International Presents: The Whistleblower Film Screening and Q&A with Kathryn Bolkovac
7:00–9:30 p.m.
MacMillan 115

A showing of the movie The Whistleblower, a film inspired by the true story of Kathryn Bolkovac, a former member of the UN International police force in 1999 Bosnia. There, she uncovered sexual slavery and human trafficking which involved international personnel. She’ll be there for questions and book signings. Oh, there’s also pizza. Which is what’s important, right?

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Free food digest: January 31, 2013

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Brown Bag Series in Archaeology: Andrea Roppa (University of Leicester)
12–1 p.m.
Rhode Island Hall 108

Enjoy pizza and soda as Andrea Roppa, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Leicester, discusses his current research. You also have the option to bring your own lunch!

Experimental Challah Baking with Challah for Hunger
4:15–7:15 p.m.
Hillel Kitchen

Things are getting hot in the Hillel kitchen with Challah for Hunger: it wants you to try all of its exciting new flavors in its experimental baking session. In other words, you get to eat every flavor of challah you make. Bingo. Continue Reading

Free food digest: January 30, 2013

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Middle East Studies Luncheon Seminar
12-1 p.m.
Watson Institute, Birkelund BoardroomFFD copy

Nukhet Sandal, Postdoctoral Fellow in International Studies, will be leading a seminar entitled “Public Theologies of Citizenship in the Middle East: Revisiting the Turkish Model.” It’s not clear what food is being served, but luncheon can mean only good things. RSVP to

Pizza and Applied Math DUG
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Barus and Holley 153

The Applied Math DUG is hosting this informal chat about career and class options and for students concentrating in or considering Applied Math. Free pizza will be provided.  

Education DUG Presents: Classes, Chatting and Snacking
7 p.m.
Barus Hall

If you’re interested in the Education department and want to get the scoop on classes, professors and workloads from undergrad concentrators, go to Barus Hall at 7p.m. If you’re interested in “tasty treats,” Barus Hall might also be your evening destination of choice.


Free food digest: January 29, 2013

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Delivering Health Care to the World’s Poorest
5-6 p.m.
Location unclear (curse you Morning Mail!)

Mark Arnoldy, executive director of Nyaya Health, will be delivering this lecture sponsored by the Alpert Medical School and SASA. Stick around for the free Kabob & Curry after the event.

Peter Bell Tech Talk
6-8 p.m.
CIT 368

Hackers@Brown (this is real?) is sponsoring this event with “evangelist for HackNY” Peter Bell. Free Antonio’s for all who come learn about career opportunities for software developers.

First Meeting for Brown Women in Business
8 p.m.
Kassar Fox

The semester’s first meeting will offer free pizza as Women in Business introduces its 2013 e-board and kicks off the new semester.