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Simmons discusses financial aid, city relations

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Simmons discusses financial aid, city relations

April 12, 2012 0 comments

President Ruth Simmons visited the general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students Wednesday night to discuss the council’s work this past year and to answer questions about tuition increases, the relationship between Brown and Providence and the University’s priorities.

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UCS presidential hopefuls declare candidacy

April 10, 2012 0 comments

Robert Bentlyewski ’13, David Rattner ’13 and Anthony White ’13 have officially announced they will run for president of the Undergraduate Council of Students in the upcoming election. Rattner is the current vice president of the council, and White serves as the chief of staff for UCS President Ralanda Nelson ’12. Bentylewski is not a member of the council.

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Poll: Students split on contributions to city

April 10, 2012 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2012 Student Poll

Students are divided on whether or not the University should give more money to the city of Providence, according to a Herald poll conducted March 12-14. The poll also found that about one third of respondents said they were satisfied with the choice of Christina Paxson as Brown’s 19th president, though around half of those polled said they had no opinion or were not familiar enough to answer. More than one third of students also cited increasing financial aid as the most important issue for Paxson to address.

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UCS appoints members to election board

April 5, 2012 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students appointed eight members to its Elections Board at its general body meeting Wednesday. Students running for next year’s council leadership positions will officially declare their candidacy next Monday, according to the UCS website.

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Lecturer teaches UCS how to communicate

March 22, 2012 0 comments

Barbara Tannenbaum, senior lecturer in theatre arts and performance studies, discussed effective communication skills with council members at Wednesday’s general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students.

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UCS eliminates media services fee

March 15, 2012 0 comments

The media services fee for all University-approved student groups will be eliminated, the Undergraduate Council of Students announced in a campus-wide email sent yesterday afternoon by Ralanda Nelson ’12, president of the council. David Rattner ’13, vice president of UCS, praised the decision during the council’s general body meeting Wednesday. 

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Faculty receive one-year research grants

March 15, 2012 0 comments

Fifteen faculty members and four faculty research groups were honored Wednesday afternoon as the recipients of the Seed Fund and the Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Award. The University-sponsored awards, distributed by the Office of the Vice President for Research, were presented in a ceremony at the Faculty Club.

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U. seeks to expand study spaces in campus libraries

March 15, 2012 0 comments

The University plans to refurbish and expand study spaces in University libraries, but the project remains on hold until ongoing renovations are completed. Proposed changes were identified after the University completed a review of available library spaces, said Harriet Hemmasi, librarian for the University.

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UCS-UFB committee moves forward with review

March 8, 2012 0 comments

A committee tasked with reviewing the funding structure of the Undergraduate Finance Board met for the first time this past Monday, said Daniel Pipkin ’14, UCS-UFB liaison, at the general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students Wednesday night.

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Proposed UCS amendment highlights historic debate

March 6, 2012 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students proposed an amendment last month that would allow it to allocate its own budget rather than having its funding approved by the Undergraduate Finance Board.

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