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University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

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University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The House passed a tax bill that would impact the income from the endowment, the tuition assistance program for employees and graduate student tax rates.

The Nelson Center and the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society provide funding and advising to catalyze student start-ups that plan to produce entrepreneurial solutions to environmental problems.

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New initiative connects IBES, Nelson Center

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The Program for Environmental and Civic Engagement, a new initiative, brought together IBES and the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.

Sports

Diane Short steps down after 25 seasons

November 16, 2017 0 comments

When Diane Short took over the volleyball team in 1993, only three student-athletes showed up to join the team.

Brendan Sweeney ‘20 trasferred to Brown in the fall. Transfer students face a plethora of challenges upon entering the University, including the lack of a specific housing program and established community.

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Transfer students grapple with finding place on campus

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Transfer students’ first days at Brown are a whirlwind of meeting new people, adjusting to campus and finding a community.

Former President of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardoso discussed the country’s chaotic political environment due to allegations of corruption.

Cardoso delivers Ogden lecture

November 16, 2017 0 comments

“There is a crisis of representative democracy all around.”

Health Services at maximum capacity

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Health Services at maximum capacity

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Andrews House, home to Health Services, is at maximum capacity, said Associate Director of Health and Wellness Lynn Dupont.

Students transfer to University for diverse reasons

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Students transfer to University for diverse reasons

November 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Transferring to Brown

Going into his first year at Santa Clara University, James Ford ’18 didn’t expect to transfer twice over the course of two years.

Many students face pressure from landlords to sign leases before the University grants off-campus permission.

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Students navigate off-campus housing policy

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Two weeks ago, the Office of Residential Life closed its application period for students who wish to live off-campus for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Spotlight reporter discusses career, state of journalism

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Boston Globe reporter Michael Rezendes spoke about his journalistic career at 70 Brown St. Nov. 15.

Dried-up opportunities: Bartending students see varied success finding work

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Dried-up opportunities: Bartending students see varied success finding work

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Students could be serving drinks before they can be served themselves: Students can learn bartending through a Brown Student Agencies course.