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University News

This Week in Higher Ed: March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 0 comments

Drop in humanities degrees; mumps outbreak on college campuses; “extreme” study abroad; fired Missouri professor’s appeal rejected.

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This Week In Higher Ed: Feb. 16, 2016

February 16, 2016 0 comments

Video released of Princeton professor’s arrest; responses to the redesigned SAT; University of California at Berkeley deficit; Washington and Lee University

Science & Research

Research Spotlight: Researchers propose aberrant genes as cure for ALS

February 4, 2016 0 comments

After six years studying amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a team of five University faculty members received a $1.8 million research grant this fall.

Gleason leaves legacy of wisdom, trail of paint

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Gleason leaves legacy of wisdom, trail of paint

January 6, 2016 0 comments

Abbott “Tom” Gleason, is remembered by friends and colleagues as a man of many talents who touched the lives of countless colleagues and students.

First in the family: First-gen students navigate college obstacles

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First in the family: First-gen students navigate college obstacles

April 22, 2015 2 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2015 Student Polls

A March 2-3 Herald poll showed that first-generation students experience greater feelings of inadequacy than their peers in a variety of areas.

University News

FERPA requests yield limited access to files

April 22, 2015 0 comments

About 50 students and alums took advantage of their rights under FERPA by sending requests for personal records to University offices this academic year.

Abroad But Not Alone: United World College at Brown

Features, Web Features

Abroad But Not Alone: United World College at Brown

April 2, 2015 0 comments
8.5 percent admit rate for class of 2019 breaks University record

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8.5 percent admit rate for class of 2019 breaks University record

April 1, 2015 2 comments

Brown offered admission to just under 8.5 percent of applicants to the class of 2019, breaking last year’s record-low acceptance rate of 8.6 percent.

Panelists condemn racial profiling

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Panelists condemn racial profiling

March 11, 2015 2 comments

About 40 community members gathered to hear three panelists speak about racial profiling, policing bias, incarceration, police brutality and surveillance.

University News

Campus reacts to new details in Phi Psi case

March 5, 2015 11 comments

As details surrounding the Phi Psi case broke across campus Wednesday, students reacted with frustration at what they perceived as a lack of transparency.

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