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Judge rules Title IX only protects U. members

September 22, 2017 0 comments

A federal judge ruled that third party students are not protected by Title IX at a school they are unaffiliated with.

New Med School program educates students on opioid addiction

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New Med School program educates students on opioid addiction

September 20, 2017 0 comments

Amid the statewide and nationwide opioid epidemic, the Alpert Medical School is shaping its curriculum to prepare students to treat opioid misuse disorder.

‘Brown Promise’ initiative aims to eliminate all undergraduate loans

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‘Brown Promise’ initiative aims to eliminate all undergraduate loans

September 20, 2017 0 comments

The University launched a $120 million initiative with the ultimate goal of eliminating loans from all undergraduate financial aid packages.

University changes student healthcare option

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University changes student healthcare option

September 20, 2017 0 comments

The University switched its health insurance provider, forcing some students who previously qualified to enroll in the new $3,615 plan.

UCS leaders plan for upcoming semester

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UCS leaders plan for upcoming semester

September 20, 2017 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students gathered for the group’s first general body meeting of the 2017-18 academic year Wednesday night.

University mishandled retirement funds, lawsuit claims

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University mishandled retirement funds, lawsuit claims

September 20, 2017 0 comments

The University has joined a list of elite institutions under legal fire for the management of retirement plans for employees.

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U. responds to potential hurricane threat

September 19, 2017 0 comments

The University and the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency responded Monday to the impending threat of Hurricane Jose.

Atlantic editor-in-chief talks Trump, press

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Atlantic editor-in-chief talks Trump, press

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, spoke at the University Tuesday to a packed audience.

Reyes ’12 begins tenure as inaugural FLi Center director

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Reyes ’12 begins tenure as inaugural FLi Center director

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Julio Reyes ’12 began his work as the inaugural program director of the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center June 15.

Atlantic editor-in-chief talks career in journalism

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Atlantic editor-in-chief talks career in journalism

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, came to the University to talk about the state of the press in the era of Trump.