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Fall 2018 Herald poll results

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Fall 2018 Herald poll results

November 14, 2018 0 comments

Fall 2018 poll results can be found here.

Joseph Meisel named University Librarian

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Joseph Meisel named University Librarian

November 14, 2018 0 comments

The University appointed former Deputy Provost Joseph Meisel as University Librarian following his two-month stint as the interim librarian.

CAPS director Will Meek, right, spoke to UCS general body members about CAPS’ work to develop long-term care opportunities for students.

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UCS briefed on CAPS initiatives

November 14, 2018 0 comments

At the Undergraduate Council of Students’ weekly general body meeting Wednesday evening, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services Will Meek spoke on efforts to make CAPS’ services more accessible to the student body.

Provost hosts open forum on 2019 University budget

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Provost hosts open forum on 2019 University budget

November 14, 2018 0 comments

The University is currently predicting a $5.4 million deficit for the 2019 fiscal year based on conservative estimates of revenue, said Provost Richard Locke P’18 at a University Resources Committee forum Wednesday.

U. professors weigh in on significance of midterms

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U. professors weigh in on significance of midterms

November 13, 2018 0 comments

Last Tuesday’s midterm elections saw the Democrats take control of the House of Representatives, while Republicans are projected to increase their majority in the Senate by one to two seats.

At the Brown University Community Council meeting, Dean of Admission Logan Powell noted that the number of early applicants who applied for financial aid increased by 11 percent this year as compared to the previous year.

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Early decision applications surge for Class of 2023

November 13, 2018 0 comments

Dean of Admission Logan Powell presented statistics on the early decision applicants for the class of 2023 in light of the University’s Nov. 1 deadline at yesterday’s Brown University Community Council meeting.

Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs Chas Freeman discussed the increasing tension between the United States and China.

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Former diplomat talks U.S.-China relations

November 13, 2018 0 comments

“It used to be a lot of fun to talk about U.S.-China relations, … but now here we are,” joked Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs Chas Freeman during his talk at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs last night.

Rep. David Cicilline, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Sen. Jack Reed and Rep. Jim Langevin (from top left, clockwise) discussed the results of the midterms.

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R.I. elected officials talk future of Dem. Party

November 12, 2018 0 comments

After the midterm elections turned the House of Representatives blue, Rhode Island’s Democratic Congressmen say they are hopeful that their party is positioned for success in 2020.

Former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo (left) and President Christina Paxson P’19 (right) solicited questions from audience members.

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Former president of Mexico delivers talk

November 12, 2018 0 comments

As Former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo spoke on globalism and contemporary politics as part of the 89th Ogden Lecture series in Salomon Hall Monday night, he explained that “this episode of American mercantilism can hardly have a happy ending simply because it has been launched on many wrong premises.”

Facilities takes over Project Tampon

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Facilities takes over Project Tampon

November 11, 2018 0 comments

The University’s Department of Facilities Management will oversee Project Tampon, a program to distribute free menstrual products in bathrooms on campus, wrote Paul Armas, assistant vice president of facilities operations, in an email to The Herald.