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Articles by Michael Skocpol (69)

Regional councils will guide U.’s international pursuits

April 25, 2007 0 comments

The University will form regional advisory councils around the world to help Brown build visibility and raise funds to support its internationalization effort, senior University officials told The Herald.

Seeking to cultivate ties, U. officials visit China, India

April 24, 2007 0 comments

At China’s Zhejiang University, a delegation of Brown administrators and professors participated in a “signing ceremony” to declare hope that the universities will work together in the future.

VP for int’l affairs search narrowed to shortlist

April 16, 2007 0 comments

The field of candidates to be Brown’s first vice president for international affairs has been narrowed to a list of 8 to 10, members of the search committee told The Herald.

Sophomore prints own course bulletin

April 11, 2007 0 comments

A sophomore – upset by the University’s decision not to print a Course Announcement Bulletin for the 2007-2008 academic year – has decided to produce his own.

Santorum: America must fight radical Islam

April 6, 2007 0 comments

The United States “will pay a horrible price” if it does not recognize the threat posed by “Islamic fascism” and act to defeat it, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum told a near-capacity crowd last night.

Santorum: ‘It’s America’s turn to preserve the world as we know it’

April 6, 2007 0 comments

Following his lecture Thursday night, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum sat down with The Herald to discuss the conflict he sees between Islam and the West, the war in Iraq and his own controversial reputation.

Former Sen. Santorum to speak on traditional values tonight

April 5, 2007 0 comments

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, a vocal advocate for moral values, will speak tonight on the decline of traditional American values.

Committee appointed to consider center for study of slavery

April 3, 2007 0 comments

A committee to design a major academic initiative related to slavery and justice – one of the first steps toward implementing the University’s plan to make amends for its historic ties to slavery – was announced by the University today.

Campaign nears $1 billion ahead of schedule

March 23, 2007 0 comments

Now more than halfway to completion, the Campaign for Academic Enrichment is ahead of pace. It has already raised over $960 million – 68 percent of its goal.

Study abroad, language instruction focus of int’l forum

March 20, 2007 0 comments

A small but impassioned group of undergraduates described diffuse information and institutional inflexibility as major challenges to international education at Brown at a forum Monday with members of the University’s internationalization committee.

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