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Articles by Priyanka Podugu (26)

Reyes ’12 begins tenure as inaugural FLi Center director

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Reyes ’12 begins tenure as inaugural FLi Center director

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Julio Reyes ’12 began his work as the inaugural program director of the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center June 15.

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Governor Gina Raimondo announces initiative to fund DACA application fees

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo announced an initiative to help cover the application fee needed to renew their DACA status.

University to update religious affiliations survey

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University to update religious affiliations survey

September 14, 2017 0 comments

In addition to asking for an address and emergency contacts, the University also asks students to indicate their religious affiliation.

University offers support, resources to undocumented students

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University offers support, resources to undocumented students

September 13, 2017 0 comments

Following President Trump’s announcement, the University announced its efforts to aid undocumented students on campus.

Activists, elected officials protest Trump’s DACA decision

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Activists, elected officials protest Trump’s DACA decision

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Local activists, elected officials and Brown students protested President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Friday.

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Elected officials gather to speak in support of DACA

September 5, 2017 0 comments

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it would end the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.

Reverend Janet Cooper Nelson, University chaplain, will lead the initiatives to develop discussion groups for black students and Muslim women on campus.

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University awarded grant to address racial inequity, advance justice

August 17, 2017 0 comments

The University, alongside nine other American institutions, was selected to receive a $30,000 grant to address racial justice and equality.

Ivy League works to assist students in face of threatening immigration policies

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Ivy League works to assist students in face of threatening immigration policies

April 27, 2017 0 comments

Ivy League schools have taken action through public and private measures to support their undocumented students and international students.

Kevin Escudero, assistant professor of American studies and ethnic studies, has been offering support and resources to students since the fall.

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U. launches undocumented student initiative

April 24, 2017 0 comments

Amid student calls on the administration to better support undocumented students, the University launched the undocumented student initiative.

Brown celebrates second annual Class Week

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Brown celebrates second annual Class Week

April 13, 2017 0 comments

Brown is celebrating its first-generation, low-income student community through Class Week at Brown