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Kyle Gion GS awarded Slavin Fellowship

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Kyle Gion GS was announced as one of five new Slavin Fellowship awardees yesterday.

Panelists discuss amplification of colonialist effects after Irma, María

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Panelists discuss amplification of colonialist effects after Irma, María

November 13, 2017 0 comments

The University community engaged in a discussion of the issues different colonies in the Caribbean face after Hurricanes Irma and María.

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University to hold second Wintersession

November 13, 2017 0 comments

With the fall semester quickly coming to a close, it’s almost time for students to begin registering for Wintersession classes.

Former ambassador talks Israel, Palestine peace prospects

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Former ambassador talks Israel, Palestine peace prospects

November 12, 2017 0 comments

Former Ambassador Dennis Ross spoke about the United States’ role in the Middle East and the state of the region to a crowded Salomon Center Thursday.

Daniel Harp is serving as the interim conductor of the orchestra while the University waits to hear former conductor Paul Phillips’ formal decision to return to the University. He is currently conductor at Stanford.

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Orchestra upset by conductor turnover

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Student musicians were scrambling after the University relieved conductor Brandon Keith Brown of his orchestra duties a day before their first concert.

UCS to reshape form for reports of discrimination, harassment

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UCS to reshape form for reports of discrimination, harassment

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students brainstormed ways to improve a University complaint form for reports of discrimination and harassment.

Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

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Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The Title IX Office released its Annual Outcome Report to the Brown community Friday, revealing an overall decline in reports to the office.

Simmons appointed President of Prairie View A&M University

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Simmons appointed President of Prairie View A&M University

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Ruth Simmons made history in 2001 as the first African-American president of an Ivy League university, but she isn’t done yet.

Hariette Hemmasi is one of the U. librarians involved in the negotiations, which revolve around issues of health care and promotional opportunities.

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U. librarians negotiating new contract

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Librarians in the United Service and Allied Workers of Rhode Island labor union are currently negotiating a new contract with the University.

Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

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Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Students ringing in Halloween were hit with an unwelcome surprise on Oct. 29 and 30 — a heavy downpour and powerful gusts of wind.