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Alum offers grads new ventures in Providence

September 15, 2011 0 comments

It’s usually a bad sign when a city finds itself in the company of Detroit and New Orleans — but not always.

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Faculty considers offering language certificates

April 27, 2011 0 comments

Though discussions of a proposal to offer foreign language and culture certificates for undergraduates will continue next semester, faculty have questioned the rationale behind offering such programs and the ability of language departments to accommodate the increased enrollment the certificates could bring.

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New provost Schlissel P’15 to focus on undergrads

April 20, 2011 1 comment

Mark Schlissel P’15 will begin his five-year term as the University’s highest academic officer July 1 when he replaces current Provost David Kertzer ’69 P’95 P’98.

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U.’s reverse-auction utility buying still bringing savings

March 17, 2011 0 comments

The University will save $15 million by 2014 on utilities costs by asking suppliers to compete for an energy contract, according to Christopher Powell, director of sustainable energy and environmental initiatives.

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Corporation to decide on creation of lit arts dept.

March 9, 2011 0 comments

The faculty voted to approve a proposal from the literary arts program to become the Department of Literary Arts during its March 1 meeting. The proposal will now go to the Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — for approval at its May meeting.

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University officials read Brown e-mails

February 25, 2011 0 comments

The University has accessed e-mails sent and received on accounts 11 times since July 2008, according to David Sherry, chief information security officer for Computing and Information Services. According to the University’s e-mail policy, Brown accounts may be accessed “by authorized University officials for purposes related to University business.”

DUGs see increase in popularity on campus

February 16, 2011 0 comments

The number of active departmental undergraduate groups has increased from 24 to 49 since July 2009. According to the Plan for Academic Enrichment’s October 2010 status report, administrators have worked to strengthen “the number and effectiveness of student department undergraduate groups by developing websites, guidelines and coordination with concentration advisers.”


Chaplain looks back on 21 years

February 10, 2011 0 comments

In suite 410 of J. Walter Wilson, amid colorful artwork, classic furniture and family photographs of Brown community members, sits Reverend Janet Cooper Nelson, the University chaplain. Appointed chaplain in 1990, Cooper Nelson has been a part of the Brown community for the past 21 years. She serves not only as director of the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life but also as a personal resource for the students, faculty and staff whose images adorn her walls.

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U. to offer int’l master’s to juniors

February 2, 2011 0 comments

The Office of International Programs will announce today the launch of  “Brown Plus One” — a program that will allow juniors to begin earning a master’s degree from either the Chinese University of Hong Kong or The University of Edinburgh. Juniors will complete the first half of a master’s during […]

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Purchases dropping, bookstore battles online competition

November 22, 2010 0 comments

College bookstores, like Brown’s, have adapted to appeal to consumers.

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