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Med School confirmed as academic partner in Partners-CNE merger

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Med School confirmed as academic partner in Partners-CNE merger

January 6, 2019 0 comments

The University formally announced in a Dec. 17 press release that the Alpert Medical School will be the primary academic research and teaching institution for the proposed affiliation between Care New England and Brigham Health.

University accepts record low 18 percent of early decision applicants

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University accepts record low 18 percent of early decision applicants

December 13, 2018 0 comments

The University admitted 18 percent of early decision applicants to the class of 2023, marking the lowest early decision acceptance rate in the University’s history, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Biden discusses ‘breakdown’ of political system, presidential run

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Biden discusses ‘breakdown’ of political system, presidential run

December 11, 2018 0 comments

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to University members about promises — his promise to his late son Beau Biden, who passed away in 2015, and the promises of progress inherent within the American identity.

University promotes DIAP label for courses

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University promotes DIAP label for courses

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Students searching for classes during pre-registration might have noticed a category in the bottom left corner of the Courses@Brown website: the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan designation, which encompasses classes that address inequality, privilege and power, race and gender in a variety of contexts.

Students rallied on the Main Green on Wednesday to commemorate the 1968 black student walkout. From there, they walked to the Slavery Memorial on the Quiet Green and later the Pembroke campus.

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Students commemorate legacy, impact of 1968 walkout

December 7, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series 1968 Black Student Walkout

On Wednesday morning, community members gathered on the Main Green to celebrate the legacy and activism of the students who participated in the 1968 black student walkout.

Students prioritize societal impact, salary

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Students prioritize societal impact, salary

December 7, 2018 0 comments

“Since I was seven years old, I wanted to be a television screenwriter,” said Amelia Spalter ’22. After deciding to drop out of high school, Spalter enrolled as a visiting student at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts to pursue screenwriting.

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis spoke about proposed changes to the Department of Education’s sexual assault guidelines in a joint meeting hosted by the Title IX Office, UCS and the Brown chapter of NARAL.

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Title IX office talks impact of proposed federal guidelines

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis gave a presentation to students on what the changes could mean for how the University investigates instances of sexual misconduct under Title IX.

University to provide college counseling to Native American students

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University to provide college counseling to Native American students

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Next summer, the University will host College Horizons, a week-long program that directs college admission resources to Native American high school students.

Swearer, Democracy Works facilitate in-state, absentee voter registration

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Swearer, Democracy Works facilitate in-state, absentee voter registration

December 7, 2018 0 comments

This year, the University hosted a voter registration and civic engagement initiative called the ALL IN Challenge, which encouraged absentee and in-state registration with an ultimate focus on turnout and was supported by the Swearer Center for Public Service.

A bias report submitted through the new system will be reviewed by faculty, staff, undergraduates, graduate students and medical students. It is unclear whether graduate or medical students will be paid for this work.

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Graduate Student Council receives update on new bias reporting system

December 6, 2018 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council heard updates on a bias incident reporting system and clarified the timeline for unionization at its last general body meeting of the fall semester.