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The Student Wellness committee, a committee to begin service in fall 2016, will handle matters related to Counseling and Psychological Services, Student and Employee Accessibility Services, Title IX policy and Health Services.

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UCS greenlights new committee

March 10, 2016 0 comments

UCS unanimously approved a resolution to create a new committee called the Student Wellness Board for the 2016-17 school year at its meeting Wednesday.

Administrators shared the details and goals of the revamped sexual assault education program for first-year orientation Wednesday night.

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Admins detail sexual assault ed programs

March 3, 2016 0 comments

University officials shared details on the revamped sexual assault education program for incoming first-years and the Responsible Employee protocol.

Members of the Undergraduate Council of Students gathered in Petteruti Lounge to hear remarks from Corporation members. UCS brought key student concerns to top administrators and helped secure investment in wages for student members of various University committees.

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Brown launches funding pilot for student committee members

February 26, 2016 0 comments

The Mental Health Community Council and Title IX Oversight and Advisory Board will debut a pilot program for research funding this semester.

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New aid policies to help low-income students

February 25, 2016 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students released details Tuesday on new University policies and programs affecting students receiving financial aid.

Leaders of three major identity-focused centers identified the importance of investing resources in more programming to support students of various marginalized identities.

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UCS, center directors discuss diversity action efforts

February 18, 2016 0 comments

The directors of three University resource centers emphasized the importance of creating safe spaces for a diverse student body in a UCS meeting Wednesday.

University Resources Committee members presented their priorities of financial sustainability, diversity and academic excellence to the Undergraduate Council of Students Wednesday evening.

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University Resources Committee presents financial priorities

February 11, 2016 0 comments

University Resources Committee members spoke at the UCS meeting Wednesday, touting their priorities in constructing the University’s operating budget.

Birthright participants ride camels on their trip to Israel this past winter. The program went on as planned despite recent violence in the area.

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Birthright exposes Jews to diverse views on Israel, some ‘problematic’

February 10, 2016 0 comments

Just a week before Brown/RISD Hillel arrived in Israel for Birthright this January, two young Israelis were stabbed in Jerusalem.

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Financial Aid Advisory Board seeks to clarify aid process

December 4, 2015 0 comments

The newly-commissioned Financial Aid Advisory Board will begin meeting next semester with the goal of increasing transparency.

A panel of five administrators fielded students’ criticism and concerns regarding the University’s plan for diversity and inclusion Tuesday night.

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Students point to flaws in diversity plan

December 2, 2015 0 comments

Students addressed a panel of five administrators at an open forum dedicated to the University’s recently released action plan for diversity and inclusion.

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SEAS recognizes accessibility challenges of Wilson Hall

November 12, 2015 0 comments

Wilson Hall is a “nemesis” of SEAS due to its lack of handicapped access, SEAS Director Catherine Axe ’87 told UCS at its general body meeting.