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GSC elects officers, reviews end-of-year report

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GSC elects officers, reviews end-of-year report

May 2, 2019 0 comments

In its last general body meeting of the semester Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council held elections for internal positions, heard presentations from guest speakers and received the executive board’s end-of-year report.

Watson Institute merges three concentrations after months of debate

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Watson Institute merges three concentrations after months of debate

April 29, 2019 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs will officially merge its three undergraduate concentrations into a single International and Public Affairs concentration, the Institute announced Monday afternoon.

The department aims to add eight to 10 new faculty members, including two endowed chairs, which should help to increase faculty interaction with undergraduates.

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Economics Department receives $25 million donation

April 25, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Economics is receiving a $25 million donation from Orlando Bravo ’92, according to a University press release.

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 0 comments

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

President Paxson has voiced her opposition to the divestment movement before, stating that the University cannot wade into political stances and advocate on behalf of certain issues.

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Paxson answers UCS questions on divestment, admissions

April 25, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 presented on divestment and the national admissions scandal at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Rossi’s resignation follows student complaints and a class action lawsuit filed by two former BuDS workers, alleging that the University did not fairly compensate them for their work.

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Director of Dining Services Peter Rossi to step down in May

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Peter Rossi, director of Dining Services, is stepping down from his position after 20 years at the University.

Providence Public School lunches lack halal options

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Providence Public School lunches lack halal options

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Though Providence Public Schools serve lunch to tens of thousands of students each year, not every student can look forward to a school-provided meal.

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.

SUGSE held a rally April 8 ahead of the start of negotiations with the University to establish a collective bargaining agreement. The University and SUGSE will meet every three weeks for the rest of the negotiations.

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SUGSE, University begin collective bargaining negotiations

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Following graduate students’ vote to unionize in late November, bargaining committees representing Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the University began negotiations toward a collective bargaining agreement earlier this month.

Facilities to replace rusty hot water tanks in Wriston dorms

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Facilities to replace rusty hot water tanks in Wriston dorms

April 25, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Facilities Management has started a project to replace hot water tanks in dorms on Wriston Quad that have been emitting water discolored by rust.