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University News

Public policy program revamped after merger

February 27, 2015 0 comments

The University’s public policy program will expand to include two new graduate dual-degree programs and a restructured undergraduate concentration.

University News

Alum group aims to aid sexual assault activism

February 19, 2015 5 comments

Brown Alumni to Stop Assault, an emerging alumni group, aims to keep alums engaged in sexual assault policy reform.

Left to their own devices, students swipe right

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Left to their own devices, students swipe right

February 13, 2015 0 comments

Despite Tinder’s negative reputation among some students and bloggers, other students have had more varied experiences — some have even found relationships.

Alums work with undergrads on Groupies app

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Alums work with undergrads on Groupies app

February 10, 2015 0 comments

Think Tinder, but for groups socializing: That’s the pitch for Groupies, a new mobile app aimed at young adults founded by Rob Gillett ’12.

The Office of Residential Life faces a lack of housing as the student body continues to grow and those coming back from abroad transition from temporary to permanent housing.

University News

Temporary housing angers students

February 2, 2015 7 comments

Of 160 juniors returning from study abroad, 11 students were assigned to temporary housing in kitchens and lounges, compared to 18 students last year.

BrownConnect is part of the aim in President Christina Paxson’s P’19 strategic plan, “Building on Distinction,” to provide every undergraduate receiving financial aid with at least one funded internship or research opportunity.

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Internship initiative BrownConnect to see expansion

January 22, 2015 0 comments

CareerLAB is planning on unveiling two newer versions of BrownConnect, the new internship search and networking site, over the next year.

University News

Committee considers adjustments to First Readings program

December 5, 2014 0 comments

A new committee is discussing possible changes to next year’s First Readings program, which requires incoming first-years to review the same book or film.

Science & Research

Watson project explores war’s toll on economy and health

November 17, 2014 0 comments

The costs of war extend beyond the obvious — from the mental impact on veterans to the loss of jobs, the costs are far reaching.

University News

Snow removal budget set at $350,000

November 14, 2014 1 comment

After last year’s polar vortex, the Department of Facilities Management is hoping for milder weather this year.

A.B. and Sc.B. degrees split STEM concentrators over breadth versus depth

Science & Research

A.B. and Sc.B. degrees split STEM concentrators over breadth versus depth

October 29, 2014 4 comments

As students plan their academic futures, those in some concentrations face an additional choice: A.B. or Sc.B.?