Allie Reed serves as a senior staff writer for the University Hall beat at the Herald. She is a sophomore from Dover, Massachusetts. She is thinking about concentrating in English or Public Policy. When she’s not writing, Allie can be found eating sour candy or playing jazz on her violin.

Articles by Allie Reed (17)

University on track to meet sustainability goals

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University on track to meet sustainability goals

September 13, 2018 0 comments

The University is on track to meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 42 percent below 2007 levels by 2020, according to Stephen Porder, assistant provost for sustainability and associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.

Peter van Dommelen (pictured above), Sheila Bonde, Andrew Scherer, Yannis Hamilakis, Felipe Rojas Silva and Laural Bestock spent their summers excavating sites across the world to get a grasp of their historical context. Collectively, the professors found shattered stained glass, pottery, skeletons, mud-caked fruits and miniature goats.

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University archaeology professors present summer findings

September 11, 2018 0 comments

Six University professors presented findings from their summer archaeological fieldwork to students, faculty and other community members yesterday at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology.

Jeb Bush will deliver a speech titled “Leadership in a Changing World,” followed by a Q&A session moderated by President Christina Paxson.

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Jeb Bush to speak as Ogden lecturer April 25

April 5, 2018 0 comments

Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, will speak at the University April 25 as the Ogden Memorial lecturer.

The University shifted the focus of the Annenberg Institute for School Reform following a review of the Institute that was completed in fall 2017.

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Annenberg staff, programs depart after University review

April 3, 2018 0 comments

The Annenberg Institute for School Reform’s website used to feature a tab on the front page called “What We Do.” That page, along with many of the institute’s staff members, is no longer a part of the University. Following a review of the institute conducted from fall 2016 to fall […]

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Shake Shack to move into 249 Thayer St. building

April 3, 2018 0 comments

At yesterday’s faculty meeting, Russell Carey ’91 MA’06 confirmed plans that Shake Shack will move into the first floor of the building currently under construction at 249 Thayer St., which will also house the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.

Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics Jerrold Rosenberg was paid to encourage health care providers to prescribe Subsys, a highly addictive opioid, at his private practice despite known risks.

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Former professor sentenced to 51 months

March 14, 2018 0 comments

Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics Jerrold Rosenberg was sentenced to 51 months in prison Friday for health care fraud and for receiving kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics in return for prescribing Subsys — a highly addictive opioid — to his patients.

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University hopes to increase time for faculty research

March 6, 2018 0 comments

At yesterday’s faculty meeting, President Christina Paxson P’19 proposed that the University increase support for graduate students and free faculty of some administrative duties to allow them to focus on their research and scholarship.

Representatives of Care New England and the United Nurses and Allied Professionals union have criticized the University’s merger proposal.

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Lifespan eyes Care New England, Partners HealthCare deal

March 2, 2018 0 comments

Lifespan will begin formal talks with Care New England and Partners HealthCare about working together to improve health care in Rhode Island, according to a joint statement released by the three parties Tuesday.

Students enrolled in the elementary MAT track in the 2017-18 year, pictured here, will not be affected by the cancellation of the program for the 2018-19 year.

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Cancellation of MAT track met with frustration

February 26, 2018 0 comments

The School of Professional Studies has faced intense criticism from numerous alums and current students after announcing its decision to suspend the elementary track of the Masters of Arts in Teaching program for the 2018-19 academic year as the program undergoes a review.

Earlier this month, students and government officials gathered to condemn racism in two press conferences arranged by the NAACP.

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University releases statement regarding racist flyers

February 22, 2018 0 comments

In response to the racist flyers found around the University, concerned undergraduate black students issued a joint statement in bluestockings magazine Feb. 14 expressing concerns about the University’s silence on the matter.