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University plans net-zero emissions by 2040

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University plans net-zero emissions by 2040

February 15, 2019 0 comments

The University plans to reduce its campus greenhouse gas emissions to 75 percent below its 2017-18 levels by 2025 and achieve net-zero emissions by 2040, a Feb. 11 press release stated.

Corporation approves five percent tuition increase for FY20

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Corporation approves five percent tuition increase for FY20

February 10, 2019 0 comments

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, voted to approve a 5 percent increase in undergraduate student tuition charges as part of a $1.2 billion operating budget for the 2020 fiscal year at its winter meeting Feb. 7-9.

Haffenreffer museum planned to move from Bristol to Providence

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Haffenreffer museum planned to move from Bristol to Providence

February 7, 2019 0 comments

The University plans to relocate the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology from Mount Hope in Bristol, Rhode Island — the site of a 2017 protest encampment by the Pokanoket Nation — to an unknown location in Providence, according to a Jan. 7 University press release. A timeline for the move does not yet exist.

The University has sponsored two renewable energy projects, which should offset 100 percent of electricity use on campus. A solar power facility in North Kingstown should account for 70 percent of the electricity use, and a wind power facility in Texas should offset the other 30 percent.

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University announces plan to offset all campus electricity use

February 1, 2019 0 comments

The University has launched its sponsorship of two renewable energy projects, which should collectively offset 100 percent of on-campus electricity use. Announced Jan. 17,  the first project will create a solar power facility in North Kingstown, which should offset 70 percent of the campus’s electricity use by…

(Top to bottom) John Papay, Matthew Kraft, Kenneth Wong and Susanna Loeb were recognized in the 2019 Rick Hess Straight Up Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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University professors recognized for influence in education policy

January 27, 2019 0 comments

University professors Susanna Loeb, Kenneth Wong, Matthew Kraft and John Papay were named in the 2019 Rick Hess Straight Up Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings Jan. 9.

President Christina Paxson P’19 and Boston Fed Chair Phillip Clay will relay conditions of the first district at a biannual conference in Washington, D.C.

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Paxson named deputy chair of Boston Fed

January 22, 2019 0 comments

On Jan. 9, University President Christina Paxson P’19 was named the deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Board of Directors.

Students prioritize societal impact, salary

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Students prioritize societal impact, salary

December 7, 2018 0 comments

“Since I was seven years old, I wanted to be a television screenwriter,” said Amelia Spalter ’22. After deciding to drop out of high school, Spalter enrolled as a visiting student at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts to pursue screenwriting.

The symposium, organized by the Southeast Asian Studies Initiative, discussed  the current state of Southeast Asian representation within academia.  The event was organized in collaboration with the Brown University Singaporean Society, Vietnamese Students Association and Filipino Alliance.

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Panels talk Southeast Asian representation in academia

November 11, 2018 0 comments

“Our community is being marginalized,” said Phitsamay Sychitkokhong Uy, co-director of the center for Asian American Studies at University of Massachusetts-Lowell, during her keynote address on the experiences of Southeast Asian immigrants and refugees in the United States.

Family Weekend gives ‘a taste of life on campus’

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Family Weekend gives ‘a taste of life on campus’

October 21, 2018 0 comments

This past weekend, families traveled to College Hill for the University’s annual Family Weekend to visit their students, tour the campus and attend a multitude of events addressing different aspects of campus life.