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This Week in Higher Ed: Nov. 14, 2013

November 14, 2013 0 comments

What Would I Say, a website created by Princeton students that uses Facebook user’s previous posts to generate humorous statuses, has become a phenomenon.

Brown’s presence downtown — anchored around spaces like the Alpert Medical School — will grow under the University’s strategic plan.

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Investing in city, U. to expand downtown

November 6, 2013 2 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

Stakeholders hope to see the area revamped, but concern about campus unity remains.

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This week in higher ed: Oct. 24, 2013

October 23, 2013 0 comments

GWU admits to inaccurate portrayal of admission policy After years of telling prospective students the university was need-blind in its admission decisions, George Washington University admitted Friday that it has always considered financial need during the process. Laurie Koehler, the university’s senior associate provost for enrollment management, revealed to the […]

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This week in higher ed: Oct. 3, 2013

October 3, 2013 0 comments

Yale students have recently seen their attempts to do laundry hampered by a ‘poopetrator.’

President Christina Paxson unveiled a draft of her strategic plan, the document expected to shape her tenure at Brown. Herald file photo

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In Paxson’s strategic plan, first glimpses of U.’s future

September 19, 2013 5 comments

The draft of the plan emphasizes curricular innovation, graduate programs and growth downtown.

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This week in higher ed: Sept. 12, 2013

September 12, 2013 0 comments

A creative writing professor at Michigan State University was suspended after making controversial statements on the first day of class.

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British public views election as ‘clash of ideals’

November 5, 2012 0 comments

OXFORD, England – When Americans head to the polls Tuesday, most Britons will be rooting for another victory for President Obama.

Honorary Degree Recipients

May 24, 2012 0 comments

Eight influential figures will receive honorary degrees from President Ruth Simmons on behalf of the University during this year’s Commencement exercises. The Board of Fellows of the Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, selected the recipients, following recommendations from an advisory committee of students and faculty members.  

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Female applicants face lower acceptance rates

April 26, 2012 1 comment

Admission to the nation’s top universities has grown increasingly selective in recent years. But for female applicants, who are applying in higher numbers than males to many of these institutions, including Brown, chances of admission may be even slimmer.

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Corporation selects eight recipients for honorary degrees

April 18, 2012 0 comments

President Ruth Simmons will present eight honorary degrees on behalf of the University to influential individuals who are leaders in their fields during Commencement Weekend. The recipients were selected by the Board of Fellows of the Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, following recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Honorary Degrees, composed of faculty and students, which seeks candidate nominations from the University community.

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