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PhD programs eliminate GRE requirement

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PhD programs eliminate GRE requirement

October 17, 2019 1 comment

The University will no longer require general Graduate Record Examinations scores for 24 of its doctoral programs.

University graduate students gathered on the steps of Campus Center Thursday. The group protested a proposed ruling that would give private universities the power to not recognize graduate student unions.

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Grad students protest proposed NLRB rule

October 4, 2019 2 comments

“Solidarity forever, solidarity forever, solidarity forever, the Union makes us strong,” graduate students sang  in support of unionization at the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center. Grad students and community members participated in a rally midday Thursday, many donning blue “Union Strong” T-shirts.

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Grad Student Council to bring speakers to campus

October 3, 2019 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council announced at its meeting Wednesday evening that they invited two speakers to campus to give talks later this month. Marie Solange Lopes, a teaching fellow  at Stonehill College and founder of blog “The Corporate Sister,” will speak to grad students about personal finance Oct. 17.

The University and Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees are currently in negotiations toward a collective bargaining agreement. A recent tentative agreement crafted a grievance procedure.

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Proposed rule casts doubt over future of graduate student union

September 25, 2019 0 comments

The National Labor Relations Board released a proposed rule Friday that would exclude graduate students from classification as employees of their universities, putting the future of the Brown’s graduate student union in question.

Brown Daily Herald plans to move after 50 years at 195 Angell Street

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Brown Daily Herald plans to move after 50 years at 195 Angell Street

September 16, 2019 0 comments

After fifty years in the same location, The Brown Daily Herald will be moving its newsroom from 195 Angell Street to 88 Benevolent Street. The move is scheduled to take place over winter break and to coincide with the annual change of The Herald’s editorial board.

Harambee House added improvements to its lounge and a mural to their stairwell to spur greater student involvement.

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Harambee bounces back after low enrollment

September 11, 2019 0 comments

Harambee House will remain on campus this semester after risking its program house status last year due to low enrollment, marking its 25th year at the University. The house, founded in 1993, “serves as a community space centered on the issues and concerns of the black community at Brown,”…

At its first meeting of the semester, the Graduate Student Council outlined its priorities and budget for the semester. Adam Spierer GS also shared that graduate and medical students will be able to access group fitness classes for free at the Nelson Fitness Center.

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Fitness classes now free for grad, med students

September 5, 2019 0 comments

This academic year, graduate and medical students will be able to access group fitness classes for free at the Jonathan Nelson ’77 Fitness Center, said Adam Spierer GS at the Graduate Student Council’s first meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.

The Granoff Center for the Creative Arts hosts an annual lecture series supported by Warren Kanders and his wife, Allison.

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Kanders ’79 resigns from Whitney Museum amid protests, remains on advisory council at University

July 26, 2019 4 comments

Warren Kanders ’79, a member of the advisory council for the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, stepped down as vice chairman of the Whitney Museum of American Art on Thursday over protests about his company’s sale of tear gas.

GSC elects officers, reviews end-of-year report

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GSC elects officers, reviews end-of-year report

May 2, 2019 0 comments

In its last general body meeting of the semester Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council held elections for internal positions, heard presentations from guest speakers and received the executive board’s end-of-year report.

SUGSE held a rally April 8 ahead of the start of negotiations with the University to establish a collective bargaining agreement. The University and SUGSE will meet every three weeks for the rest of the negotiations.

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SUGSE, University begin collective bargaining negotiations

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Following graduate students’ vote to unionize in late November, bargaining committees representing Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the University began negotiations toward a collective bargaining agreement earlier this month.