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Volunteers Pia Ceres '17 and Richelle Zheng '16, pictured above, worked with refugee children during Brown Refugee Youth Tutoring and Enrichment's Science Day to show students that science can be fun and engaging.

University News

BRYTE Science Day brings refugee youth to College Hill

February 23, 2015 0 comments

The Kasper Multipurpose Room bustled with energetic children Saturday, as Brown Refugee Youth Tutoring and Enrichment hosted its second annual Science Day.

A team of five Minority Peer Counselors has worked since the beginning of the spring semester to produce a multifaceted look at the #BlackLivesMatter movement, culminating in an event Tuesday.

University News

MPC event examines ‘Black Lives Matter’

February 11, 2015 2 comments

During the workshop, the organizers encouraged attendees to reflect on their view of the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter and its place within the Brown community.

Though overall application numbers remain relatively constant so far, the proportion of international applicants has grown slightly.

University News

Grad School apps remain stable early in cycle

February 4, 2015 0 comments

The number of applicants to U. graduate programs has remained relatively consistent compared to this time last year, rising by less than 1 percent.

The Sharpe Refectory has not been renovated in more than five decades and lacks sufficient seating  to accommodate an increasing student body.

University News

Talks underway for Ratty renovation

January 27, 2015 15 comments

The Sharpe Refectory is set to receive several upgrades, but a timeline remains undecided, administrators said.

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BearSync provides student groups with new online platform

January 22, 2015 0 comments

BearSync, a new online platform for student groups, was recently unveiled as a replacement for the previous software, MyGroups.

Slavic studies enrollment drops 75 percent in four years

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Slavic studies enrollment drops 75 percent in four years

November 12, 2014 0 comments

The Department of Slavic Studies has seen enrollment in its courses decrease about 75 percent over a four-year period.

New voter ID requirements spur complaints of disenfranchisement

Metro

New voter ID requirements spur complaints of disenfranchisement

October 2, 2014 0 comments

The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island is leading a drive to educate eligible voters on the state’s new voter ID law.

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1vyG aims to improve first-gen experience

September 9, 2014 3 comments

The group hopes to create a lasting network of first-generation students.

Producers of PBS’ ArtRI show highlight public artwork. Thursday’s episode features artworks on Providence’s college campuses, including Brown.

Arts & Culture

TV show spotlights public artwork at Brown and RISD

April 24, 2014 0 comments

“In Plain Sight: Art in Unexpected Places” series will air an episode Thursday highlighting public artworks on the campuses of Brown and RISD.

Beppie Huidekoper, Dan McCollum, Lynn Pasquerella PhD’85 and John Baugher participate in Tuesday’s Janus Forum discussion, which focused on the ethics and difficulties of managing university budgets.

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Panelists talk university endowments, investments

April 9, 2014 3 comments

“It is a challenging time” for university finances, said Beppie Huidekoper, executive vice president for finance and administration, at a Janus Forum talk.