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Krasinski, Burns, to earn honorary degrees

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Krasinski, Burns, to earn honorary degrees

April 24, 2019 0 comments

At Commencement on May 26, President Paxson P’19 will confer honorary doctorates on seven individuals distinguished in their fields.

Paxson responds to national admissions scandal

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Paxson responds to national admissions scandal

April 10, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 responded to the national admissions cheating scandal yesterday in an email to the University community, acknowledging the scandal “has raised questions about the integrity of the admissions process at selective colleges and universities” and detailing a plan for Brown moving forward.

Spring 2019 Herald poll results

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Spring 2019 Herald poll results

April 3, 2019 0 comments

Spring 2019 poll results can be found here.

University accepts record low 18 percent of early decision applicants

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University accepts record low 18 percent of early decision applicants

December 13, 2018 0 comments

The University admitted 18 percent of early decision applicants to the class of 2023, marking the lowest early decision acceptance rate in the University’s history, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Admission forms group examining access to Brown

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Admission forms group examining access to Brown

November 29, 2018 0 comments

The Admission Office formed a working group focused on expanding access to the University for first-generation and low-income students, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Protesters disrupt Perez talk to demand action on climate change

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Protesters disrupt Perez talk to demand action on climate change

November 21, 2018 0 comments

The crowd outside the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs grew steadily as students arrived to join the chorus of voices singing and chanting for climate justice Monday afternoon.

Though students discovered chipping lead paint on the interior walls of Donovan House, Environmental Health and Safety concluded that it is unlikely to cause lead exposure.

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University examines lead paint in Donovan House

November 18, 2018 0 comments

The Department of Facilities Management will work with a painting contractor certified by the Environmental Protection Agency to repaint areas of Donovan House over winter break following students’ detection of lead in chipping wall paint.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discussed the cost of living in America and the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives in her talk.

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Warren talks economic policy, income inequality

November 8, 2018 0 comments

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivered the Governor Frank Licht ’38 Lecture Wednesday to a packed audience, where she juxtaposed the lack of economic opportunity in America today against her own middle-class upbringing.

BrownTogether fundraising pace picks up

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BrownTogether fundraising pace picks up

October 31, 2018 0 comments

The University’s BrownTogether fundraising campaign has raised $1.88 billion to date toward its $3 billion goal, according to Senior Vice President for Advancement Sergio Gonzalez.

University yield rate hits all-time high of 61 percent

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University yield rate hits all-time high of 61 percent

October 12, 2018 0 comments

The University’s yield rate — the percentage of admitted students who chose to enroll — rose to 61 percent for the Class of 2022, the highest yield on record in the University’s history, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

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