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Uberoi began the Watson’s First-Year and Sophomore Speaker Series, and advised attendees against compromising their values for a career.

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Watson speaker series kicks off with alum

October 4, 2019 0 comments

Yesterday, a group of students gathered at tables in the Kim Koo Library to hear Nimita Uberoi ’15 share her belief in the importance of critical thinking and personal values.

Isaac Dovere, a staff writer for The Atlantic, will lead a non-credit Watson seminar this fall titled “Political Journalism in 2019.”

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Seminar to examine role of media in politics

September 12, 2019 0 comments

As a staff writer for The Atlantic reporting on the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, Edward-Isaac Dovere is no stranger to political journalism and its constant demands.

The department aims to add eight to 10 new faculty members, including two endowed chairs, which should help to increase faculty interaction with undergraduates.

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Economics Department receives $25 million donation

April 25, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Economics is receiving a $25 million donation from Orlando Bravo ’92, according to a University press release.

Beginning in the 2019-20 academic year, the department will offer seven concentration tracks, including medical and linguistic anthropology.

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Anthropology concentration to undergo changes

April 17, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Anthropology will add tracks to its concentration and begin implementing changes to the curriculum in the 2019-20 academic year, said Andrew Scherer, associate professor of anthropology and director of undergraduate studies.

The Carney Institute for Brain Science’s new location above the University bookstore facilitates communication and collaboration. The faculty using the labs come from the neuroscience, engineering and CLPS departments.

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Carney Institute settles in above Brown bookstore

April 10, 2019 0 comments

About two months ago, the Carney Institute for Brain Science moved into its new home above the University’s bookstore, which provides new and improved collaborative spaces.

Watson Institute plans to merge three concentrations, IR Director to step down

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Watson Institute plans to merge three concentrations, IR Director to step down

March 6, 2019 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs intends to combine three of its concentrations — Development Studies, International Relations and Public Policy — into a single concentration called “International and Public Affairs.”

Senior Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives Michelly Peña and Associate Director for Operations Richard Hilton both stepped down from their ResLife positions earlier this semester.

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Two directors step down from ResLife

March 6, 2019 0 comments

Two directors in the Office of Residential Life resigned earlier this semester, following a year of high employee turnover in the office.

University to add undergraduate certificates to curriculum

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University to add undergraduate certificates to curriculum

February 28, 2019 0 comments

After lengthy debate among students and faculty, the University has reached the final stages of adding undergraduate certificates to the college curriculum.

Relocating from Hillel, the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship will provide a versatile, collaborative space for students to pursue their work on startups and venture companies.

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Nelson Entrepreneurship Center to relocate on Thayer

February 20, 2019 0 comments

The Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship will move to a new home at 249 Thayer St. this summer, said Danny Warshay ’87 P’20, executive director of the Nelson Center. The new four-story building is set to be completed in May, and the Center will use the top three floors, totaling about 10,500 square feet.

English, Lit. Arts face high course demand

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English, Lit. Arts face high course demand

February 13, 2019 0 comments

During the first few days of shopping period, it’s not unusual to find students crammed into a small classroom, leaning against the walls and windows, sitting on the floor and even waiting in the hallway outside. In many cases, these students are shoppers trying to claim spots in an introductory writing course.