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Pilot administrative role supports international graduate students

September 10, 2018 0 comments

Associate Dean for Master’s Education Shayna Kessel took on the new role of interim associate dean for international graduate students May 1.

Divya Mehta ’18 will use her own experience as an international student to offer guidance to peers in the job search process.

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University creates position to aid international students

September 6, 2018 0 comments

The University hired Divya Mehta ’18 in July 2018 to serve as its first ever International Student Career Coordinator in the Office of Global Engagement.

University removes SAT, ACT writing requirement

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University removes SAT, ACT writing requirement

September 5, 2018 0 comments

Applicants to the class of 2023 will no longer be required to submit the essay portion of the SAT or ACT, according to a University press release. In lieu of an SAT or ACT essay, applicants will be encouraged — but not required — to submit a graded paper they wrote for a high school humanities course.

The GSC also voted to approve a slightly larger budget for this fall compared to last fall at the Graduate Student Lounge on Wednesday.

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Grad Student Council opens fall semester

September 5, 2018 0 comments

At its first general body meeting of the semester, the Graduate Student Council updated academic department representatives on new initiatives such as a revamped grievance procedure and a distinguished speaker series.

New Associate Director of Athletics for Diversity and Inclusion Jennifer Hunter aims to connect current student athletes and alums.

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Athletic department works to promote diversity, inclusion

September 5, 2018 0 comments

Jennifer Hunter began her role as the University’s first ever associate director of athletics for diversity and inclusion initiatives Aug. 30.

Office of Residential Life understaffed

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Office of Residential Life understaffed

September 4, 2018 0 comments

Three community directors in the Office of Residential Life have resigned this summer, leaving two supervisors with the primary responsibility of overseeing and training this year’s 137 Residential Peer Leaders, according to Mary Grace Almandrez, dean of students and acting senior director of ResLife.

U. reaches agreement with Partners, Care New England

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U. reaches agreement with Partners, Care New England

August 28, 2018 0 comments

The memorandum stated that Brown’s president will sit on the CNE Board of Directors and the dean of the Med School will sit on any subcommittees of the board if the merger goes through.

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U. condemns anti-Semitic speech, signs

August 28, 2018 0 comments

While the actions of the individuals, who were later identified by the Anti-Defamation League as the neo-Nazi and former Senate candidate Patrick Little and a member of his team, were condemned by the University, the administration stated that the incident was protected by the First Amendment.

U. files brief supporting Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy

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U. files brief supporting Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy

August 19, 2018 0 comments

Harvard is currently being sued by the organization Students for Fair Admissions for allegedly discriminating against Asian American applicants.

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Brattoli ’19 dies following stroke

August 17, 2018 0 comments

Anthony Brattoli ’19 died July 18, wrote Vice President for Student Life Eric Estes and Dean of the College Rashid Zia in a community- wide email July 31. He passed away in his home city Chicago after experiencing a cerebral hemorrhage and entering a coma in the Czech Republic.