No description available.

Articles by Daniel Goldberg (22)

President Christina Paxson P’19 spoke to the community at the Brown University Community Council Meeting Oct. 15. She expanded on Brown’s plans to support the Providence Public School District.

News, University News

Rhode Island to take control of PPSD Nov. 1

October 16, 2019 0 comments

The Rhode Island Department of Education will officially take control of the Providence Public School District on Nov. 1, President Christina Paxson P ’19 announced to the community at the Brown University Community Council meeting Oct. 15.

University to redirect gifts from Sackler family foundation

News, University News

University to redirect gifts from Sackler family foundation

September 26, 2019 0 comments

The University has begun redirecting donations from the Sackler family’s organization, La Fondation Sackler, to Rhode Island charities that support treatment for opioid addiction.

Judaism On Our Own Terms was launched in May 2019 to connect independent Jewish student groups.

University News

University students host national Jewish conference

September 23, 2019 1 comment

Over 80 Jewish students from 27 schools across the country flocked to Brown’s campus for the 2019 Judaism On Our Own Terms conference this weekend.

Rabbi Joshua Bolton was appointed executive director of Brown/RISD Hillel this past summer. In his role, Bolton hopes to engage Hillel with both Jewish and non-Jewish community members.

News, University News

New Hillel director looks to change how students view Judaism on campus

September 13, 2019 0 comments

“I want to inspire big, Jewish thinking,” said Rabbi Joshua Bolton, the newly appointed executive director of Brown/RISD Hillel. In his new role, Bolton is looking to build Hillel up as an outreach center for students that engages with both Jewish and non-Jewish community members.

Care New England healthcare system chose to pull out of tri-party talks to build a unified health system in Rhode Island with Lifespan and the University’s medical school. President Christina Paxson P’19 called the conclusion disappointing but sees CNE and Lifespan as valuable partners.

News, University News

Talks to create statewide health system dissolve

September 6, 2019 0 comments

Negotiations to create a unified academic health system for Rhode Island, which included the Alpert Medical School, fell apart July 16 after the Care New England health system withdrew from talks and decided not to merge with its larger competitor.

Watson Institute merges three concentrations after months of debate

News, University News

Watson Institute merges three concentrations after months of debate

April 29, 2019 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs will officially merge its three undergraduate concentrations into a single International and Public Affairs concentration, the Institute announced Monday afternoon.

If the Department of Education moves forward with the redesign, its undergraduate concentration would eliminate the current two-track system.

News, University News

Education department plans redesign

April 24, 2019 0 comments

The University’s Department of Education discussed its plans to implement widespread curricular changes across all of its undergraduate and graduate programs Monday in a forum with students.

President Paxson Q&A Part One: Talking politics of divestment, referendum

News, University News

President Paxson Q&A Part One: Talking politics of divestment, referendum

April 15, 2019 1 comment

Between March 19 and 21, students voted in favor of a referendum to divest the University’s endowment from companies “complicit in human rights abuses in Palestine” and ask the University to increase transparency about the endowment.

President Paxson Q&A Part Two: Discussing financial, operational costs of divestment

President Paxson Q&A Part Two: Discussing financial, operational costs of divestment

April 15, 2019 0 comments

This is the second half of a question-and-answer session conducted with President Christina Paxson P’19 following the divestment referendum.

President Christina Paxson speaks in front of the Brown University Community Council members about the recent admissions scandal.

News, University News

Paxson speaks on national admissions scandal

March 21, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P ’19 assured community members that the University was not involved in the national college admissions scandal during yesterday’s Brown University Community Council Meeting.