Melanie is a University News editor. She is a sophomore from northern Virginia considering concentrating in History and Public Policy. When not at The Herald, Melanie can be found lost on campus, keeping up with the New York Mets (unfortunately), or learning obscure history.

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Students protest companies tied to ICE at Career Fair

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Students protest companies tied to ICE at Career Fair

September 26, 2019 0 comments

Students staged a demonstration at yesterday’s Career Fair to protest four companies that conduct business with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Science and Research Roundup, Sept. 12

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Science and Research Roundup, Sept. 12

September 12, 2019 0 comments

The muscles in bat wings function at markedly lower temperatures than the other muscles in their bodies, but still effectively keep the mammals airborne, according to findings from Andrea Rummel GS, Professor of Biology and Engineering Sharon Swartz and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Richard Marsh.

The Granoff Center for the Creative Arts hosts an annual lecture series supported by Warren Kanders and his wife, Allison.

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Kanders ’79 resigns from Whitney Museum amid protests, remains on advisory council at University

July 26, 2019 4 comments

Warren Kanders ’79, a member of the advisory council for the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, stepped down as vice chairman of the Whitney Museum of American Art on Thursday over protests about his company’s sale of tear gas.

How is Brown investing in sustainability?

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How is Brown investing in sustainability?

May 24, 2019 0 comments

This month, campus discussion surrounding ethical investment took center stage following a motion to replace the University’s Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies, the University body that considers “moral responsibility in … investment policies,” The Herald previously reported.

University ends Advancement Office support for private events

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University ends Advancement Office support for private events

February 27, 2019 1 comment

President Christina Paxson P’19 denied knowledge of University involvement with private dinners hosted by Martin Granoff P’93 and committed to ending Advancement Office assistance in the coordination of future private events in a letter to the editor published in Tuesday’s Providence Journal.

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UCS elects new Vice President, Chair of Academic Affairs

February 6, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elected William Zhou ’20, one of its chiefs of staff, to replace Camila Pelsinger ’20 as its vice president at its general body meeting this evening.

The UCS Vice President, who worked to develop pathways to address harm on campus, plans to continue collaborating with UCS.

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UCS Vice President to resign

February 6, 2019 0 comments

Camila Pelsinger ’20 plans to resign as vice president of the Undergraduate Council of Students with an email statement to the general body ahead of tonight’s UCS meeting. Mar Weiss ’20, chair of academic affairs, also plans to resign today.

Med School confirmed as academic partner in Partners-CNE merger

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Med School confirmed as academic partner in Partners-CNE merger

January 6, 2019 1 comment

The University formally announced in a Dec. 17 press release that the Alpert Medical School will be the primary academic research and teaching institution for the proposed affiliation between Care New England and Brigham Health.

The Undergraduate Council of Students approved amendments to the Campus of Consent Bill and made preparations for the Title IX town hall tonight in its final general body meeting of the semester.

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UCS amends Campus of Consent Bill

December 6, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held its final general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, in which it unanimously amended the Campus of Consent Bill and brainstormed questions for tonight’s Title IX Town Hall.

The newly formed Communications Committee pitched several plans to make UCS more accessible to students, including a new feedback form, office hours with UCS members, town halls and an information campaign.

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UCS committee aims to increase transparency

November 29, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates from its Communications Committee at its weekly general body meeting Wednesday evening.

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