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U. files brief supporting Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy

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U. files brief supporting Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy

August 19, 2018 0 comments

Harvard is currently being sued by the organization Students for Fair Admissions for allegedly discriminating against Asian American applicants.

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Brattoli ’19 dies following stroke

August 17, 2018 0 comments

Anthony Brattoli ’19 died July 18, wrote Vice President for Student Life Eric Estes and Dean of the College Rashid Zia in a community- wide email July 31. He passed away in his home city Chicago after experiencing a cerebral hemorrhage and entering a coma in the Czech Republic.

Cable Car closes after 42 years

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Cable Car closes after 42 years

July 28, 2018 0 comments

After 42 years of featuring films in a uniquely intimate setting, Cable Car Cinema and Cafe shut the doors of its 204 South Main St. location May 27, the owners announced in a Facebook post April 26. The closure comes at the tail end of negotiations with the Rhode Island School of Design.

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University, grad students finalize pre-election agreement for unionization

July 2, 2018 0 comments

On June 21, Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the University finalized an agreement outlining the terms for holding an election on graduate student unionization after nearly a year of negotiations.

Rashid Zia ’01 named Dean of the College

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Rashid Zia ’01 named Dean of the College

June 24, 2018 0 comments

When Rashid Zia ‘01 graduated from the University with degrees in both English and engineering, he could not have known that he would one day become Dean of the College.

Metro

Partners HealthCare, Care New England settle on merger plan

June 2, 2018 0 comments

Following Partner HealthCare’s and Care New England’s definitive agreement to merge May 23, President Christina Paxson P’19, previously a vocal critic of the merger, stated in a press release that she was “optimistic” about the acquisition deal.

Corporation approves new site for performing arts center

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Corporation approves new site for performing arts center

June 2, 2018 0 comments

The Corporation approved the new performing arts center site between Angell and Olive Streets, following controversy surrounding the previously proposed site.

University releases second annual DIAP progress report

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University releases second annual DIAP progress report

May 31, 2018 0 comments

The annual report highlights efforts to promote diversity and inclusion across all aspects of campus life, including University admissions and hiring, as well as the University’s relationship with the greater Providence community.

The college effect

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The college effect

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

Though events like Spring Weekend and Halloween may make substance use feel prevalent on campus, around 20 percent of students identify as substance-free.

EQUiSat was launched into space early Monday morning on a rocket headed for the International Space Station. The satellite is equipped with an LED light that will allow people to see it from Earth.

Science & Research

Student-built satellite launches into space

May 24, 2018 0 comments

The night before their satellite was launched into space aboard a NASA rocket, past and present members of Brown Space Engineering gathered to celebrate the last seven years with a cookout, said Anand Lalwani ’18, leader of the group’s team in charge of solar power and battery construction.