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University to host rural high schoolers for summer workshop on application process

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University to host rural high schoolers for summer workshop on application process

April 19, 2019 0 comments

This summer, the University is launching a new initiative to help prospective students from rural communities across the country learn about the college admission process and Brown, said Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

University expands textbook grant program

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University expands textbook grant program

April 11, 2019 0 comments

Beginning next year, the University will offer textbook grants to first-year students receiving scholarship funds and all other students with a $0 parent contribution, according to Dean of the College Rashid Zia.

Groups of admitted students, both regular and Early Decision, shadowed current University students this past Sunday and Monday. They also attended classes and participated in a variety of programmed activities, such as a food truck festival and a campus-wide scavenger hunt.

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Admitted students fill campus for ADOCH

April 9, 2019 0 comments

Admitted students to the class of 2023 explored campus this weekend for the first 2019 session of A Day on College Hill.

University accepts record-low 6.6 percent of applicants to class of 2023

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University accepts record-low 6.6 percent of applicants to class of 2023

April 1, 2019 0 comments

The University admitted 1,782 students to the class of 2023 Thursday, bringing the overall acceptance rate to a record-low 6.6 percent, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

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BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

March 22, 2019 0 comments

The University’s BrownTogether fundraising campaign recently surpassed a $2 billion fundraising milestone in its push to reach $3 billion by 2022.

The University's Advancement Office facilitated meetings between faculty and prospective students, some of whom were also Brown trustee referrals, according to emails reviewed by The Herald.

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Advancement Office arranges meetings between faculty, certain prospective students

March 21, 2019 0 comments

For at least two decades, the Advancement Office has facilitated one-on-one meetings between faculty and certain prospective students, occasionally asking faculty members to contribute notes to the students’ admission files, according to emails reviewed by The Herald.

The ACLU of Rhode Island brought together journalists and other experts in a discussion on freedom of the press in today’s political climate and under the Trump administration.

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Journalists advocate for freedom of speech

March 15, 2019 0 comments

“If I were writing a lede here, it would be that the Trump administration has shown a blatant disrespect and disregard for civil liberties, which has reverberated around the globe,” said Karen Bordeleau, president of the New England First Amendment Coalition and former executive editor of The Providence Journal.

The main performance hall (depicted above) will house the University Orchestra’s concerts, as well as provide space for other artistic endeavors on campus.

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Arts community reacts to PAC design

March 6, 2019 0 comments

Following the unveiling of the design for the new campus Performing Arts Center last month, members of the Brown arts community are reacting to the building’s aesthetic and potential use. The Herald spoke with eight members of the arts community, all of whom reacted positively to the building’s design.

University strengthens QuestBridge partnership

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University strengthens QuestBridge partnership

February 27, 2019 0 comments

The University has increased the number of students given a full scholarship through the QuestBridge program from one student in the class of 2019 to 30 in the class of 2023, said Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Panelists discuss importance of social activism

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Panelists discuss importance of social activism

February 22, 2019 0 comments

“I think we need to hate injustice and love people,” said activist Heather Booth in an intergenerational conversation about the past, present and future of community-level social activism Thursday night.