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As the presidential impeachment hearings unfold in the nation’s capital, the political science department and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brought the conversation to College Hill.

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Faculty talk history of presidential impeachment

November 20, 2019 0 comments

As the presidential impeachment hearings unfold in the nation’s capital, the political science department and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brought the conversation to College Hill.

Graduate student protesters marched into University Hall chanting “contract” as they delivered letters to Paxson’s office.

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Grad students rally for improved benefits

November 20, 2019 0 comments

Graduate students rallied on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center Tuesday to reiterate demands for a union contract that would improve benefits for graduate student workers before delivering a book of letters from community members to the office of President Christina Paxson P’19.

Linda Sarsour (left) and Rabbi Alissa Wise (right) spoke about the importance of the BDS movement and its goals.

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Panelists discuss complexities of BDS

November 19, 2019 0 comments

On Monday night, student groups Jewish Voice for Peace and Students for Justice in Palestine hosted three speakers at the University to discuss the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Community members remember Associate Professor of History Robert Douglas Cope for his vibrant enthusiasm for his work.

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Beloved University professor passes away at 64

November 19, 2019 0 comments

Associate Professor of History Robert Douglas Cope— known as Doug by colleagues, friends and family — passed away Oct. 6 at the age of 64.

Anthony Bogues endeavors to advance racial and economic justice inside and outside the University.

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Anthony Bogues on academia, activism, advancing justice

November 19, 2019 0 comments

Anthony Bogues regards himself as many things: a critical intellectual, scholar, writer and curator.

The renovated building will alleviate space constraints in Barus and Holley and provide a dedicated space for the Brown Theoretical Physics Center.

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Theoretical Physics Center celebrates opening of new space

November 19, 2019 0 comments

The Brown Theoretical Physics Center celebrated its move into the recently-renovated Barus Building with an opening reception attended by students, faculty and staff Monday.

Women’s soccer moves to second round of NCAA Tournament

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Women’s soccer moves to second round of NCAA Tournament

November 16, 2019 0 comments

The women’s soccer team defeated Monmouth University in a penalty shoot-out Saturday to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1994.

Alex Trebek (left) appeared visibly moved by Dhruv Gaur’s ’21 (right) gesture of support during the Final Jeopardy round in the Tournament of Champions. Gaur’s actions went viral, and a CBS representative invited him to appear on the Ellen Show.

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Gaur ’21 appears on Ellen show after viral ‘Jeopardy!’ response

November 15, 2019 0 comments

In the semifinals of the “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions Nov. 11, contestant Dhruv Gaur ’21 may have left with only five dollars in his pocket, but he garnered nationwide appreciation for his Final Jeopardy answer.

On April 16, 2007, Lisa Hamp survived a shooting on the campus of Virginia Tech that left 33 people dead.

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Shooting survivor talks benefits of counseling

November 15, 2019 0 comments

On the morning of April 16, 2007, Lisa Hamp was in a computer class at Norris Hall on the campus of Virginia Tech when a gunman entered the building. Eleven minutes later, 33 people were dead.

BrownConnect celebrates five-year anniversary

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BrownConnect celebrates five-year anniversary

November 15, 2019 0 comments

For two hours on Thursday, the CareerLAB found itself at the center of Brown’s party scene, as attendees poured into 167 Angell St. to celebrate the five-year anniversary of BrownConnect — an initiative that provides students with internships, funding opportunities and alumni connections.