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The Watson Institute announced the new IAPA concentration last spring to mixed student reactions. The three-track concentration is now available to current students in the 2019-20 academic year.

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Watson implements new IAPA concentration

December 2, 2019 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs has begun developing its new concentration in International and Public Affairs.

Following student activism in the 1970s, the University severed ties with the Naval and Air Force ROTC programs. The programs’ reestablishment has been met with slow growth and transportation challenges, which the University hopes to address with increased resources and support.

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University ROTC cadets navigate reestablished program

November 13, 2019 0 comments

When he arrived on campus, Ben Chiacchia ’20 was the first midshipman in the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at Brown since 1971.

President Christina Paxson P’19 announced policy changes that the University hopes will attract more veterans to campus during the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday afternoon.

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University to make veteran admission need-blind

November 12, 2019 0 comments

The University will eliminate out-of-pocket costs for all undergraduate veterans and make applications need-blind for prospective student veterans, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced at the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday afternoon.

Student veterans discuss navigating campus

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Student veterans discuss navigating campus

November 11, 2019 0 comments

In July 2018, Katie Yetter ’22 was stationed in Japan, working as an aircraft mechanic for the United States Marine Corps. One month later, Yetter began her first semester at Brown.

Morse was elected mayor of Holyoke, MA at the age of 22 — the youngest mayor in the city’s history.

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Alex Morse ’11 challenges 30-year incumbent in Congress

October 9, 2019 0 comments

At age 22, Alex Morse ’11 was elected the youngest mayor of Holyoke, MA, just months after graduating from the University. Now, Morse has his sights set on a new office: the U.S. House of Representatives.

Dozens of students filed into a room in Friedman Hall Wednesday night for an “Introduction to Gun Violence Prevention” event co-hosted by three on-campus organizations.

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Grassroots activists, politicians talk gun violence

September 26, 2019 1 comment

In 2015, artist Scott Lapham walked into a sporting store in Rhode Island to take a 20-question true-or-false test that “any 10 year old could study for,” he said. One week and $400 later, he walked out with an AR-15.

Jo’s shakes it up with salad, market changes

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Jo’s shakes it up with salad, market changes

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Students returned to Josiah’s this semester to find unchopped salads, a soup station and a row of vending machines in place of Little Jo’s.

Students were dissatisfied when placed in converted lounges and kitchens during the summer housing assignments. Some were later granted off campus permission or placed into standard dorm rooms.

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Students face challenges in summer assignment process

September 4, 2019 1 comment

Daphne Li-Chen ’21 opened her summer assignment email in August to find she was placed in a triple in Vartan Gregorian Quad apart from her requested roommate, and only later did she discover that her assigned bedroom was formerly a communal kitchen.

Over 150 students to be housed via summer assignment

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Over 150 students to be housed via summer assignment

April 25, 2019 1 comment

Approximately 160 students will receive on-campus housing for the 2019-20 academic year through the summer assignment process.

Hegeman Hall, one of the three dorms that will undergo renovations this upcoming summer, primarily houses upperclassmen students on campus.

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Three dorms to be renovated summer 2019

April 9, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Facilities Management plans to renovate and update three dorms this summer, according to the Facilities Management Active Project List.