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The Students for a National Health Program and the Brown Democratic Socialists Organization co-hosted the event explaining Medicare for All.

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Physicians advocate for single payer system

October 18, 2019 1 comment

The United States’ health care system is broken and the only solution is a single payer plan, argued local leaders of Physicians for a National Health Program at an event Tuesday night.

University policy targets derecognized group activity

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University policy targets derecognized group activity

October 10, 2019 0 comments

In an effort to decrease incidents of “risky behavior,” including hazing and alcohol consumption, the University’s 2019-2020 Code of Student Conduct prohibits participation in derecognized student groups.

Khalid Mustafa Medani ’87 and Nada Mustafa Ali presented on the historically authoritarian regime in Sudan and obstacles to achieving democracy, especially after the unrest following the secession of South Sudan.

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Experts explore root causes of Sudanese uprising

October 9, 2019 0 comments

Informal grassroots movements and women’s activism helped catalyze the successful uprising against now-former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir earlier this year, said two academic scholars speaking at the Joukowsky Forum yesterday.

The DIOB suggested that the University provide greater transparency in its data collection for its diversity and inclusion initiatives and praised Brown for diversifying its graduate student and faculty populations.

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DIOB issues annual memo to aid University diversity, inclusion goals

September 27, 2019 1 comment

The Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Board released its annual memo to the Brown community earlier this month — making public their recommendations to sustain and further the University’s progress on goals detailed in its Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.

One hundred protesters gathered outside the offices of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Governor Gina Raimondo (D) yesterday, urging them to support the Green New Deal.

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Sunrise Movement rallies for Green New Deal

September 10, 2019 0 comments

One hundred protesters spent over five hours at the offices of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) Monday, urging the Rhode Island politicians to sign their names in support of a Green New Deal.

Faculty to discuss replacing ACCRIP

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Faculty to discuss replacing ACCRIP

May 7, 2019 0 comments

During today’s faculty meeting, faculty members will discuss a motion to replace the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies with a new committee that would have broader responsibilities.

SPEAK, a campus group consisting of students, faculty and organizations, aims to increase the ideological diversity of speakers on campus.

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SPEAK report reveals lack of political diversity in University speakers

April 25, 2019 0 comments

A report published Monday by the University coalition SPEAK found that 94.4 percent of speakers invited to Brown in 2018 who demonstrated an explicit political leaning leaned left.

Associate Dean and Director Catherine Axe ‘87 formerly led Student and Employee Accessibility Services, which provides accommodations for members of the University community.

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Former associate dean and director of SEAS steps down

April 23, 2019 0 comments

Former Associate Dean and Director of Student and Employee Accessibility Services Catherine Axe ’87 left the University in March to “pursue a wonderful leadership opportunity” at Johns Hopkins University…

ACCRIP reviews investment policies, advises Corporation

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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.