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RISD ranks seventh in highest average Parent PLUS loans

October 24, 2012 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design ranked seventh on a recent national list of colleges whose students’ families took out the highest average federal Parent PLUS Loans.

Arts & Culture

Fall theater explores self-discovery, fantasy

September 7, 2012 0 comments

With the start of a new school year comes an opportunity for reevaluation, and many of the productions on tap for Brown’s fall theatre  season will highlight both characters’ desires and their inabilities to discover their true selves. Alongside these themes, shows will delve into the fantastic and the religious.

What should President-elect Christina Paxson do first?

May 24, 2012 0 comments

“A lot of the directors of centers at Brown are still men, and so it’s important to make sure that women are fully integrated into the Brown community.”     – Wendy Schiller, associate professor of political science   “Financial aid should be a priority, and she should give free hugs […]

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International space discussed at UCS meeting

April 26, 2012 0 comments

  The University is fundraising to create a space for international students on campus, said Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron Wednesday at the final general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students this semester. Bergeron and CareerLAB Director Andrew Simmons attended the meeting and discussed international student life, internship opportunities and the January Career Laboratory.

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White ’13 wins run-off for UCS presidency

April 23, 2012 1 comment

Anthony White ’13 defeated David Rattner ’13 and Robert Bentlyewski ’13 to win the presidency of the Undergraduate Council of Students, current UCS president Ralanda Nelson announced Thursday at 11:59 p.m. White garnered 51.3 percent of the votes following an instant runoff against Rattner, Nelson said.

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How diverse are we?

April 23, 2012 0 comments
This article is part of the series Money Matters

“The least academically talented students in the upper income quartile go to college at the same rates as the most academically talented students in the lowest income quartile, and students from the lowest income quartile have been underrepresented at Brown, and other places like Brown, for much of our history.” – Jim Miller ’73, dean of admission

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Web Update: White ’13, Tomasso ’13 to head UCS next year

April 20, 2012 0 comments

Anthony White ’13 defeated David Rattner ’13 and Rob Bentlyewski ’13 in the race for the presidency of the Undergraduate Council of Students after an instant run-off against Rattner, winning 51.3 percent of the vote.

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UCS presents finalized proposed code changes

April 19, 2012 0 comments

Daniel Pipkin ’14, the liaison between the Undergraduate Council of Students  and the Undergraduate Finance Board, presented a proposed change to the council’s code general body meeting.  

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Candidates revealed: UCS hopefuls talk policies

April 16, 2012 0 comments

The Herald sat down with the candidates for the Undergraduate Council of Students president and vice-president and the Undergraduate Finance Board chair and vice-chair. Voting begins Tuesday at 12 p.m. and will continue through Thursday at 12 p.m. The winners will be announced at 11:59 p.m. Thursday on the steps of Faunce House. The candidates for UCS president are Robert Bentlyewski ’13, David Rattner ’13 and Anthony White ’13.

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UCS, UFB candidates debate U.’s priorities

April 13, 2012 0 comments

Candidates for Undergraduate Council of Students and Undergraduate Finance Board leadership positions grappled with ways to improve the relationship between the two organizations, means to increase financial aid and how to prioritize fundraising for student activities during a debate Thursday night in Metcalf Auditorium.

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