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The UCS general body voted in favor of several Elections Code changes such as allowing students on leave or abroad to vote in elections.

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Undergraduate Council of Students approves changes to Elections Code

February 21, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously voted in favor of four changes to the UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board Elections Code and heard from a Project Let’s Erase the Stigma representative at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

UCS Vice President William Zhou ’20 spoke to the general body during Wednesday’s meeting. At the meeting, he asked  Provost Locke about University support for departments that are moving slower under their DIAPs.

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Provost talks diversity in faculty hiring at UCS meeting

February 14, 2019 0 comments

Provost Richard Locke P’18 spoke to the Undergraduate Council of Students about diversity in faculty hiring at its general body meeting Wednesday evening. Locke discussed the University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction, and its Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in the context of faculty hiring.

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UCS elects new VP, chair of academic affairs

February 7, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elected Co-Chief of Staff William Zhou ’20 as its new vice president and Sofia Jimenez ’21, who served as the Council’s Communications Director, as its new chair of academic affairs in an internal election during its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

UCS organizes harm prevention trainings

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UCS organizes harm prevention trainings

February 4, 2019 0 comments

After passing the Campus of Consent Bill two years ago and making several revisions since, the Undergraduate Council of Students offered pilot trainings this fall that address harm prevention for representatives of Category III student groups.

UCS discusses updates to bias reporting system

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UCS discusses updates to bias reporting system

January 31, 2019 0 comments

During its first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates from Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity Shontay Delalue about a new bias incident reporting system her office hopes to launch by mid-February. Delalue explained the purpose and goals of the […]

UCS offers free airport shuttles to U. students over breaks

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UCS offers free airport shuttles to U. students over breaks

January 24, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students offered free shuttle rides to T.F. Green Airport for Thanksgiving and winter breaks and hopes to work with University administrators to make the shuttles a service for future breaks.

Teas and Javas closed its doors in Wayland Square in October after months of local rumors about its impending closure. The cafe opened in 2012 and was a hub for patrons ranging from students to professionals.

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Teas and Javas closes in Wayland Square

November 13, 2018 0 comments

Teas and Javas, a cafe launched by Alex and Ani Chief Executive Officer Carolyn Rafaelian, closed its Wayland Square location Oct. 11.

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy cohosted a panel Wednesday that featured discussion surrounding midterm election results. Panelists included Professor of Political Science Juliet Hooker, who discussed the extent to which the media industry is responsible for countering fear-mongering tactics.

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Panel discusses impact of midterm elections

November 8, 2018 0 comments

A day after the midterm elections, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy co-hosted “The Impact of the Midterm Elections,” a panel featuring University professors from the political science department.

Nordstrom to close at Providence Place

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Nordstrom to close at Providence Place

October 25, 2018 0 comments

Nordstrom announced last Tuesday that it will be closing its Providence branch Jan. 4. The first store to open at Providence Place Mall and one of the mall’s remaining anchor stores, Nordstrom will be replaced with Boscov’s, a family-owned department store, which will open in fall 2019.

University creates multidisciplinary environmental initiative

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University creates multidisciplinary environmental initiative

October 16, 2018 0 comments

The Initiative for Environmental Humanities at Brown, created this fall under the Cogut Institute for the Humanities and in collaboration with the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, aims to provide a space that consolidates and fosters environmental work within the humanities.