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CS department pilots student wellness position

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CS department pilots student wellness position

November 14, 2017 0 comments

This semester, the Department of Computer Science will hire its first paid student advocates for health and wellness.

Daniel Harp is serving as the interim conductor of the orchestra while the University waits to hear former conductor Paul Phillips’ formal decision to return to the University. He is currently conductor at Stanford.

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Orchestra upset by conductor turnover

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Student musicians were scrambling after the University relieved conductor Brandon Keith Brown of his orchestra duties a day before their first concert.

Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

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Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The Title IX Office released its Annual Outcome Report to the Brown community Friday, revealing an overall decline in reports to the office.

Grad school strives to recruit underrepresented students

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Grad school strives to recruit underrepresented students

November 7, 2017 0 comments

The University announced that the “largest-ever cohort of students” from historically underrepresented groups entered graduate programs this fall.

Though Brown was removed as director, the orchestra will perform Friday under the leadership of music teaching associate Daniel Harp.

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Conductor relieved of orchestra duties

October 17, 2017 0 comments

The mood changed in Sayles Hall Tuesday night when orchestra students learned that Conductor Brandon Keith Brown will no longer serve as their director.

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Students circulate petition in support of former professor

October 5, 2017 0 comments

Brown community members have circulated a petition demanding Daulatzai receive justice for her treatment.

Students organize on the Main Green Wednesday afternoon to rally in support for the DREAM Act by encouraging peers to call their representatives and demand a revision of the DREAM Act.

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Students rally for DREAM Act

October 4, 2017 0 comments

Students organized on the Main Green to call Congressional representatives.

CAPS introduces new policies to improve care

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CAPS introduces new policies to improve care

September 26, 2017 0 comments

For the first time, Counseling and Psychological Services allowed students to meet with therapists without scheduling an appointment beforehand.

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.