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In the panel Tuesday night, filmmaker Sebastian Junger predicted that a civil war will not occur in the Unites States because citizens can express their unrest through democratic institutions, such as the court system.

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‘Hell on Earth’ prompts discussion of Syrian civil war

November 28, 2017 0 comments

Sebastian Junger discussed the documentary “Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS,” following a screening at the Watson Institute.

University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

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University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The House passed a tax bill that would impact the income from the endowment, the tuition assistance program for employees and graduate student tax rates.

Lecturers express concern over job status

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Lecturers express concern over job status

October 25, 2017 0 comments

“Lecturers at Brown feel that their role here is unique,” said Joel Revill, associate dean of the faculty and adjunct assistant professor of history.

University hires adjunct, visiting faculty for specialty, need

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University hires adjunct, visiting faculty for specialty, need

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Two-thirds of faculty at U.S. colleges are not tenured or tenure-track.

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Paxson outlines University responses to crises

October 3, 2017 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 outlined the University’s response to the hurricane in Puerto Rico and other recent crises at the faculty meeting Tuesday.

University selects new School of Public Health dean

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University selects new School of Public Health dean

September 12, 2017 0 comments

Bess Marcus, founder of the University of California at San Diego’s Institute for Public Health, was named the next dean of the School of Public Health.

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Admin. contests SUGSE’s influence on grad student benefits

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Graduate students feel that despite the University’s official stance, a current of discouragement toward unionization underlies its communication with them.

American Federation of Teachers approved by grad students as union affiliate

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American Federation of Teachers approved by grad students as union affiliate

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Graduate student voters selected the American Federation of Teachers as their union affiliate should unionization occur.

UCS launches staff appreciation Facebook page

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UCS launches staff appreciation Facebook page

March 21, 2017 0 comments

The Celebrating Staff at Brown Facebook page highlights University staff members “who we interact with and who keep the University running.”

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Faculty discusses community outreach

March 7, 2017 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 and Provost Richard Locke outlined the suspension of premium processing for H-1B visas at the faculty meeting Tuesday.