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The Undergraduate Council of Students approved the Low-Income Student Events Fund Implementation Resolution. The resolution allocates $5,000 to be used by low-income students to attend approved events. The council also discussed the University’s support of DACA and undocumented students as Inauguration Day nears.

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UCS approves Low-Income Student Events Fund

December 1, 2016 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students passed the Low-Income Student Events Fund Implementation Resolution at its meeting Wednesday night.

Student government evolves to effect change

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Student government evolves to effect change

November 29, 2016 0 comments

Established in 1893 and named after the lobster that its founders ate for dinner, the Cammarian Club was the first iteration of student government at Brown.

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UCS launches two staff appreciation initiatives

November 17, 2016 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed two new initiatives focused on student-worker relations at its meeting Wednesday night.

SAPE introduces new curriculum

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SAPE introduces new curriculum

October 27, 2016 0 comments

Lead peer educators for SAPE outlined their new training at the Undergraduate Council of Students meeting Wednesday.

UCS members heard from various representatives of identity centers around campus, including the Women’s Center, the LGBTQ Center and BCSC.

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Representatives from centers discuss collaboration

October 20, 2016 0 comments

Representatives spoke about the intersection of identities and collaboration between their organizations at the Undergraduate Council of Students meeting.

Michael Kaplan ’19 and Alex Nibley ’19, representatives of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, proposed expanding the water station and continuing the anonymous drug testing service for Spring Weekend.

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Administrators discuss diversity in curriculum, pedagogy

October 13, 2016 0 comments

Besenia Rodriguez ’00, senior associate dean for curriculum and a member of the Task Force on Diversity in the Curriculum, addressed UCS Wednesday.

Members of all four committees of the Undergraduate Council for Students met Wednesday evening. Among other issues, committees discussed extending hours for the John Hay Library, providing gender inclusive bathrooms in laboratory buildings and developing a centralized student activities calendar in hopes of elucidating extracurricular options for freshmen.

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UCS discusses potential committee-based initiatives

October 6, 2016 0 comments

Members of the Undergraduate Council of Students discussed possible future initiatives including the creation of an activities fund for low-income students.

The Undergraduate Council of Students held annual elections to fill seven posts at its meeting Wednesday.  Officers emphasized diversity and increasing the council’s presence on campus.

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UCS fills seven leadership positions

September 29, 2016 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students filled seven leadership positions through internal elections at its meeting Wednesday night.

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Independent concentrators chart interdisciplinary paths

September 27, 2016 0 comments

1969 — the year the New Curriculum received approval — marked the first time a Brown student created an independent concentration, said Peggy Chang.

UCS closes meeting to public to create safe space

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UCS closes meeting to public to create safe space

September 22, 2016 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students closed its general body meeting “to the public and the press” Wednesday night, said UCS President Viet Nguyen ’17.