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Jersey City, NJ. Sept 18th 2018. John Keene writer shot in and around Jersey City for the John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation.

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Former University professor wins Genius Grant

October 16, 2018 0 comments

When writer and former University professor John Keene received a call from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, he thought they were going to ask him for his opinion on other writers.

The Fli Center provides community building and leadership training opportunities to first-generation, low-income and undocumented students.

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FLi Center launches community-building program

October 14, 2018 0 comments

Julio Reyes ’12, program director of the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center, and Renata Mauriz ’17, the center’s student success coordinator, collaborated this summer to launch the FLi Scholars Program.

An election on graduate student unionization will be held within 15 business days of the filing. SUGSE and AFT believe a majority of eligible graduate students will support unionization.

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SUGSE, AFT to file election petition

October 14, 2018 0 comments

Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the American Federation of Teachers notified the University of their intention to file an election petition for graduate student unionization, according to an Oct. 11 AFT press release.

Multiple current and former BuDS supervisors who spoke with The Herald said they felt pressured to work extra hours.

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Students claim BuDS creates unfair working environment

October 12, 2018 0 comments

Due to alleged policy violations and understaffing, Brown Dining Services has reportedly created an unfair working environment that takes advantage of students, according to five current and former BuDS student employees.

University yield rate hits all-time high of 61 percent

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University yield rate hits all-time high of 61 percent

October 12, 2018 0 comments

The University’s yield rate — the percentage of admitted students who chose to enroll — rose to 61 percent for the Class of 2022, the highest yield on record in the University’s history, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis fielded questions about University Title IX policies Wednesday at a discussion hosted by the Undergraduate Council of Students.

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UCS hosts discussion on U. Title IX practices

October 11, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held a discussion with Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis at its general body meeting Wednesday night about current Title IX practices and what navigating the Title IX process can look like at the University.

In a talk moderated by Edward Steinfeld, director of the Watson Institute, former secretary of state John Kerry delved into topics like climate change, voting dynamics and his military and political career.

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Kerry emphasizes elections, climate change

October 11, 2018 0 comments

John Kerry, former secretary of state and long-time senator, spoke to a packed audience in Salomon Hall this Wednesday. In a wide-ranging talk moderated by Director of the Watson Institute Edward Steinfeld, Kerry highlighted his personal experiences as a soldier in Vietnam and as a legislator.

University jointly organizes disaster preparation institute in Philippines

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University jointly organizes disaster preparation institute in Philippines

October 11, 2018 0 comments

Early-career professionals from Southeast Asia will convene for an institute at Holy Angel University in the Philippines from Oct. 21 through Oct. 27.

A University committee began a review of the current evaluation forms in September 2017. The committee hopes to implement forms that are more specific to accurately measure teaching effectiveness.

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University to implement new course evaluation forms

October 11, 2018 0 comments

New course evaluation forms are set to launch in the 2019 spring semester, according Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01, after a University committee began a review of the current forms last September.

Third parties who use University facilities for events must sign a contract with University Event and Conference Services, secure liability insurance and comply with other University policies.

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University clarifies policy on third-party events

October 9, 2018 0 comments

The University publicly announced its new policy for third-party use of campus space in a community-wide email sent last Wednesday.