News

Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere, an advocacy and outreach group, redesigned the Government Relations Survey to focus on more concrete legislative actions to help homeless individuals.

Metro

HOPE membership, influence grows in Rhode Island

November 27, 2017 0 comments

Loud conversation and the smell of meatloaf baking filled the entryway of All Saints Memorial Church in downtown Providence Nov. 14.

University News

Neuroscience TAs face unclear expectations with hourly based pay

November 27, 2017 0 comments

Undergraduate TAs in the neuroscience department are not allowed to work more than 84 hours during the semester, which averages to six hours per week.

Sherab Dorji ’20 established Khemdro Kuenphen Dairy Group, a dairy cooperative, in his hometown of Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan. The co-op, which Dorji hopes will begin operations in April 2018, would potentially increase the profitability of dairy by cutting out middle men and guaranteeing farmers a fair price for their products.

University News

Social Innovation Fellow builds Bhutanese dairy cooperative

November 27, 2017 0 comments

This summer, Sherab Dorji ’20 traveled as a Social Innovation Fellow back to his home in Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan.

Half of students oppose CCC’s proposal to move drop deadline

University News

Half of students oppose CCC’s proposal to move drop deadline

November 26, 2017 0 comments

The Herald held its bi-annual undergraduate poll Nov. 8-10 and Nov. 15.

University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

University News

University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The House passed a tax bill that would impact the income from the endowment, the tuition assistance program for employees and graduate student tax rates.

The Nelson Center and the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society provide funding and advising to catalyze student start-ups that plan to produce entrepreneurial solutions to environmental problems.

University News

New initiative connects IBES, Nelson Center

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The Program for Environmental and Civic Engagement, a new initiative, brought together IBES and the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.

DASH Shop owner Leo LaBelle has long sought to collaborate with an innovative coffee retailer to create a combined coffee bar and bike shop.

Metro

Nitro Cart to set up shop on West Side

November 19, 2017 0 comments

Campus favorite Nitro Cart brewers will open their first brick and mortar cafe this winter at 288 Broadway in a space shared with DASH Bicycle Shop.

Sports, University News

Diane Short steps down after 25 seasons

November 16, 2017 0 comments

When Diane Short took over the volleyball team in 1993, only three student-athletes showed up to join the team.

Brendan Sweeney ‘20 trasferred to Brown in the fall. Transfer students face a plethora of challenges upon entering the University, including the lack of a specific housing program and established community.

University News

Transfer students grapple with finding place on campus

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Transfer students’ first days at Brown are a whirlwind of meeting new people, adjusting to campus and finding a community.

Former President of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardoso discussed the country’s chaotic political environment due to allegations of corruption.

University News

Cardoso delivers Ogden lecture

November 16, 2017 0 comments

“There is a crisis of representative democracy all around.”