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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.

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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.

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.

University to offer funds for meal plans, textbooks

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University to offer funds for meal plans, textbooks

May 15, 2018 0 comments

To ease the burden of costs of attendance, the University will launch two new financial aid initiatives starting fall 2018.

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Incoming UCS leadership discusses goals

April 26, 2018 0 comments

Shanzé Tahir ’19, president-elect of the Undergraduate Council of Students, and Camila Pelsinger ’20, vice president-elect of the council, outlined some of their goals for the next academic year at UCS’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Former Florida Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush spoke in front of a full Salomon Center on Wednesday, discussing topics such as immigration, education and socioeconomic mobility.

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Jeb Bush discusses U.S. political climate

April 26, 2018 0 comments

It has been only eight days since former Florida Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush lost his mother, Barbara Bush, and only five days since her funeral occurred.