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The Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policy considers the “moral responsibility in the investment policies” of the University. Brown Divest presented at Tuesday’s monthly ACCRIP meeting.

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ACCRIP reviews investment policies, advises Corporation

April 18, 2019 0 comments

Tuesday afternoon, three members of the student coalition, Brown Divest, shared a presentation before ACCRIP, which explained their desire for the University to divest from companies allegedly contributing to human rights violations in Palestine.

Brown Divest protests at ADOCH

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Brown Divest protests at ADOCH

April 15, 2019 0 comments

During a Sunday afternoon welcome ceremony for A Day on College Hill, organizers from Brown Divest threw informational leaflets from the auditorium balcony of the Salomon Center and called upon the University administration to end its complicity in human rights abuses in Palestine.

The event began with an activity that encouraged attendees to consider the history of “criminalizing migrant bodies” in the United States.

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U-FLi event spotlights detention infrastructure in the U.S.

April 11, 2019 0 comments

Representatives from the Detention Watch Network and the Adelante Alabama Workers Center spoke about the immigration detention infrastructure in the United States at the Undocumented, First-Generation College and Low Income Student Center on Wednesday night.

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New Asian/Asian-American Program House to join campus

March 14, 2019 0 comments

The University has approved the formation of an Asian/Asian-American program house, which will occupy Buxton House on Wriston Quadrangle beginning fall 2019, wrote Assistant Director for Greek and Program House Engagement Megan Fox in an email to The Herald.

Shontay Delalue, vice president for institutional equity and diversity, said that the system will connect complaintants with appropriate resources.

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University implements new bias reporting process

February 28, 2019 0 comments

A new bias incident reporting form will be released by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity in mid-March, following over two years of work by the OIED and the Undergraduate Council of Students, according to Shontay Delalue, vice president for institutional equity and diversity.

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis said that community members voiced concerns about potential negative impacts of the proposed policy changes.

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University members reflect on proposed Title IX changes

February 21, 2019 0 comments

The University released a community report Feb. 1 that summarized feedback and concerns from approximately 75 students, staff and faculty on the U.S. Education Department’s proposed changes to Title IX regulations.

Paxson addresses proposed Title IX regulations

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Paxson addresses proposed Title IX regulations

February 1, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P ’19 submitted a public comment to the U.S. Department of Education on behalf of the University to recommend changes to the Department’s proposed Title IX regulations, according to a community-wide email sent by Paxson Jan. 29.

Construction for the health and wellness center and residence hall is slated to begin in October.

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University selects architecture firm for health, wellness center, residential hall

February 1, 2019 0 comments

The Corporation’s Committee on Facilities and Campus Planning has selected architectural firm William Rawn Associates to design a new integrated health and wellness center and residence hall at 450 Brook St., said University Architect Collette Creppell.

Affected students were originally given 72 hours to move out of Buxton after returning to campus this spring, but now have a more flexible timeline.

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U. suspends Buxton House

January 24, 2019 0 comments

The University has suspended the housing privileges of Buxton International House until fall 2020 after finding the program house had “again violated the student code of conduct while on deferred suspension from a previous violation,” wrote President Christina Paxson P’19 in a Jan. 18 letter.

Members of the Brown Democrats and Brown Republicans were able to find areas of common ground at a panel hosted by the group No Labels.

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U. Dems, Republicans reach across aisle

November 29, 2018 0 comments

Leaders from Brown Democrats and Brown Republicans reached across the aisle to discuss key U.S. policy issues during a panel hosted by the student group No Labels at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs last night.