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Articles by Michael Skocpol (69)

Orientation committee to consider potential changes

January 31, 2007 0 comments

A committee to review Brown’s Orientation programming will be formed this fall and could begin implementing changes as early as next year.

U. orchestra greeted ‘like rock stars’ during tour in China

January 26, 2007 0 comments

The Brown University Orchestra toured China over winter break, playing eight concerts throughout the country, in cities including Beijing and Shanghai. The 11-day, six-city tour was highly unusual for an American university orchestra and a memorable first for the Brown ensemble.

Revamped Orientation recommended by U. committee

January 25, 2007 0 comments

First-years entering the University should have mandatory summer reading and a shorter Orientation, a University committee recommends in a report released today.

New Facilities Management contract will increase wages

January 20, 2007 0 comments

A new five-year contract agreement reached Oct. 12 by University officials and union representatives for Facilities Management workers will provide across-the-board wage increases but also calls for increased contributions by workers to health insurance coverage.

Brown parent battles incumbent in Ohio House race

January 20, 2007 0 comments

Rosa Handelman ’07 knows just how stressful a midterm can be. Her mother, Mary Jo Kilroy, is locked in a down-to-the-wire contest with incumbent Republican Deborah Pryce in Ohio’s 15th Congressional district.

Posting on the Daily Jolt? Deans might be reading

January 20, 2007 0 comments

With posts that solicit everything from shopping period advice to illicit late-night rendezvous in the Sciences Library, the Daily Jolt Brown forum is the sort of raw informational minefield students might expect Dean for Student Life Margaret Klawunn to avoid.

Simmons expects to issue Slavery and Justice response in February

January 20, 2007 0 comments

As President Ruth Simmons prepares to address recommendations made by the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, Herald poll results show students largely support the committee’s recommendations.

PAUR courts national media attention with focus on outreach

January 20, 2007 0 comments

Students may be most familiar with the recent redesign of the University’s Web site, but this is just one manifestation of the Office of Public Affairs and University Relations’ focus on Brown’s external image.

Turkey Day on the Hill

January 20, 2007 0 comments

The University wasn’t completely closed over Thanksgiving break, but for the few hardy souls who remained on College Hill, it often seemed that way.

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