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Articles by Michael Skocpol (69)

Time to reassess strategic plan, Simmons tells faculty

October 3, 2007 0 comments

The time has come for the University to carefully reassess the Plan for Academic Enrichment’s strengths and weaknesses and adjust priorities accordingly, President Ruth Simmons told the faculty at its monthly meeting Tuesday.

Protests greet Iranian pres at Columbia

September 25, 2007 0 comments

Columbia University students converged on campus Monday to stage a series of protests voicing concerns about the visit of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Brown, RISD presidents ‘consummate’ union

September 24, 2007 0 comments

With the trappings of an international peace conference and the jovial atmosphere of a wedding reception, President Ruth Simmons and Rhode Island School of Design President Roger Mandle officially signed an agreement Friday afternoon to launch the new Brown/RISD dual degree program.

Internationalization takes shape in report

September 10, 2007 0 comments

Aiming to establish Brown among the world’s top universities, a report released today calls for the University to invest significantly over the next several years in a spate of new initiatives designed to highlight its international strengths.

U. drives int’l effort forward, with major progress expected by Sept.

July 15, 2007 0 comments

The University should complete the first major steps of its official internationalization effort by early September, when officials hope to name a vice president for international affairs and release the report of its internationalization committee.

Summer reading, so far, gets positive reviews

July 15, 2007 0 comments

With the class of 2011’s arrival on campus just a month-and-a-half away, organizers have yet to hit any major snags in preparing the University’s new Orientation program, administrators say.

Going Global

May 8, 2007 0 comments

When Ashfia Rahman ’07, a native of Bangladesh, was applying to college, she researched Ivy League schools online and ultimately chose Brown because of its economics offerings.

Leader of the pack or following the crowd?

May 8, 2007 0 comments

Though new at Brown, a focus on internationalization is far from unique.

The international effort in action

May 8, 2007 0 comments

Last summer, Elisabeth Kruger ’07 left the friendly confines of College Hill to help build an international convention center halfway around the world.

Internationalization effort begins to take shape

May 3, 2007 0 comments

A new center to coordinate the University’s global health activities and an Africa development center are among the projects Brown’s internationalization committee will consider.

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