Mathias Heller

Managing Editor

Mathias Heller is a Managing Editor. He previously served as a University News editor and senior staff writer reporting on a range of stories, including on admission, the University's administration and finances, and alumni news.

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This week in higher ed: Oct. 10, 2013

October 10, 2013 0 comments

Princeton to review grade deflation policy Princeton president Christopher Eisgruber announced Monday that he will form a faculty committee to review the university’s grade deflation policy over the coming year, the Daily Princetonian reported Monday. The current policy requires that academic departments not allow A’s to account for more than […]

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This week in higher ed: Sept. 26, 2013

September 26, 2013 1 comment

Harvard announced Sept. 21 that it hopes to raise a historic $6.5 billion with its new capital campaign, the Harvard Crimson reported Saturday.

President Christina Paxson unveiled a draft of her strategic plan, the document expected to shape her tenure at Brown. Herald file photo

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In Paxson’s strategic plan, first glimpses of U.’s future

September 19, 2013 5 comments

The draft of the plan emphasizes curricular innovation, graduate programs and growth downtown.

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Trustee’s hedge fund faces criminal charges

July 25, 2013 3 comments

SAC Capital, run by Corporation trustee Steven Cohen, was indicted with multiple charges of fraud.

Thomas Perez ‘83 was finally named to Obama’s cabinet in July after facing a gridlocked confirmation process in the Senate.

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Perez ’83 confirmed as Secretary of Labor

July 19, 2013 0 comments

Perez is the first Brown alum to join a presidential cabinet since the Clinton administration.

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Affirmative action ruling unlikely to affect U. policy

June 30, 2013 0 comments

Administrators lauded the justices’ labeling diversity as a “compelling state interest.”

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New details on student assault emerge

June 15, 2013 4 comments

The student who was assaulted in May is now medically stable but faces lingering problems.

Doug Liman ’83 was involved in the direction and production of the “Bourne” trilogy. He also directed the action film “Mr. and Mrs. Smith.”

Grads find careers in creativity

May 24, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2013

Five alums said their Brown education fostered the passions, skills and close friendships that have accompanied them in their pursuits of their dreams.

Suspect arrested for assaulting undergrad

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Suspect arrested for assaulting undergrad

May 13, 2013 5 comments

The student, who is in critical condition, received “severe head injuries” after an encounter at Thayer and George.

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Seniors selected for Phi Beta Kappa

April 24, 2013 11 comments

Founded at the College of William and Mary in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest academic honor society in the United States.

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