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An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

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An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

June 1, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018 Herald Archives Students begin fasting to protest apartheid. RONALD REAGAN (1981-1989) Having grown up in the midst of the Vietnam War and the peak of distrust in government, students during the 80s were highly skeptical of the government, protesting CIA […]

The resistance repeats

The resistance repeats

May 25, 2018 0 comments

The votes were in, and the result was outrage. The newly elected Republican administration left many students fearing the nation’s future.

University to offer funds for meal plans, textbooks

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University to offer funds for meal plans, textbooks

May 15, 2018 0 comments

To ease the burden of costs of attendance, the University will launch two new financial aid initiatives starting fall 2018.

$100 million gift to bolster brain science research

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$100 million gift to bolster brain science research

April 18, 2018 0 comments

The Brown Institute for Brain Science is receiving a $100 million gift from Robert Carney ’61 and Nancy Carney, one of the largest single donations ever given to the University.

ADOCH gives students insight into campus life

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ADOCH gives students insight into campus life

April 16, 2018 0 comments

The past two days, the campus teemed with over 750 prospective students exploring Brown through A Day on College Hill.

Tom Perez ’83, former secretary of labor, and Gina McCarthy, former director of the Environmental Protection Agency, said they are encouraged by seeing American citizens passionately participate in democracy.

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Former cabinet secretaries express hope despite Trump actions

April 13, 2018 0 comments

Pessimism was not in the room when former cabinet members Tom Perez ’83, senior fellow in international and public affairs, and Gina McCarthy, former director of the environmental protection agency, discussed their work and the Trump administration on Thursday.

University wait list size draws mixed responses

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University wait list size draws mixed responses

April 10, 2018 0 comments

Regular decision college applicants spend months anxiously awaiting their admission decisions. Come decision day, many applicants are met not with letters of acceptance or rejection, but with a third option — a wait list offer.

Funding for Off-Campus Work-Study program falls short

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Funding for Off-Campus Work-Study program falls short

April 4, 2018 0 comments

Ever since the Swearer Center for Public Service streamlined the application process for Off-Campus Federal Work-Study last semester, the OCFWS program has attracted more students than its limited funding can support.

Students introduced to policy work in Midwest through University partnership

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Students introduced to policy work in Midwest through University partnership

March 20, 2018 0 comments

While internships and other University initiatives send students to many cities around the United States and abroad, few students from coastal colleges like Brown spend their summers living and working in the country’s heartland.

Students scrutinize legacy-based admission

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Students scrutinize legacy-based admission

March 14, 2018 0 comments

A coalition of student groups across 12 top colleges and universities issued a letter Feb. 14 announcing an effort to challenge legacy admission policies, which give preference to college applicants who are close relatives of alums.