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Orwa Mohammad ’20 details uncertain future

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Orwa Mohammad ’20 details uncertain future

March 24, 2017 0 comments

Over spring break, many students will return home to their families, but for Orwa Mohammad ’20, that option isn’t so simple.

U. hosts National Diversity Summit

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U. hosts National Diversity Summit

March 20, 2017 0 comments

The University hosted its biennial National Diversity Summit this weekend designed to relay the importance of diversity and inclusion in higher education.

University releases administrative DDIAPs

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University releases administrative DDIAPs

March 12, 2017 0 comments

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion published the diversity and inclusion action plans for the University’s administrative units.

University releases first DIAP progress report

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University releases first DIAP progress report

March 10, 2017 0 comments

The University released its first annual Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan report Thursday, discussing its progress on diversity and inclusion initiatives

Syrian student stranded in Turkey due to visa complications

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Syrian student stranded in Turkey due to visa complications

March 6, 2017 0 comments

When Khaled Almilaji GS got to the airport in Gaziantep, Turkey, he was told by Turkish Airlines that he would not be allowed to enter the United States.

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Diversity initiatives make strides in comedy scene

March 1, 2017 0 comments

Noelle Austin ’18 made her Brown stand-up debut Tuesday night, but finding a space where she felt comfortable performing was not easy.

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Brown hosts second annual Ivy League mental health conference

February 26, 2017 0 comments

Student delegations from all Ivy League universities convened at Brown over the weekend for the second annual Ivy League Mental Health Conference.

CSSJ hosts civil rights education program

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CSSJ hosts civil rights education program

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Maiyah Gamble-Rivers MA’16 grew up hearing her grandparents talk about life in South Carolina under Jim Crow.

Project Interchange-sponsored trip draws criticism

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Project Interchange-sponsored trip draws criticism

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Seventeen Brown students traveled to Israel and Palestine over winter break on a trip sponsored by Project Interchange.

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OIDI launches fellowship program for staff members

February 5, 2017 0 comments

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion launched its inaugural Administrative Fellows Program.