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Rose Lang-Maso ’20 received the 2019 Truman Scholarship, which highlights demonstrated high academic achievement and public service.

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Rose Lang-Maso ’20 wins Truman Scholarship

April 12, 2019 0 comments

Rose Lang-Maso ’20 was selected as one of 62 winners of the 2019 Truman Scholarship Thursday, according to the Truman Foundation’s website. The scholarship awards college juniors from across the country who demonstrate high academic achievement and a strong commitment to public service.

New Yorker Staff Writer Sarah Stillman described working with her students at Columbia Journalism School to document stories of those deported to dangerous circumstances.

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New Yorker writer talks relationship between journalism, black holes

April 12, 2019 0 comments

When the first image of a black hole was revealed to the world Wednesday, New Yorker Staff Writer Sarah Stillman felt moved by the connections between the scientific discovery and her worldview of journalism.

A new research tool is allowing students and scholars to easily uncover archived collections by and about women. The Pembroke Center hopes to have 51 percent of the Hay’s special collection be by or about women.

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Women Collections portal increases access to archives highlighting women

April 12, 2019 0 comments

Resting under layers of dust in attics and basements across the country lie piles of unpublished letters, manuscripts and artifacts preserving significant moments and historical figures.

The event began with an activity that encouraged attendees to consider the history of “criminalizing migrant bodies” in the United States.

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U-FLi event spotlights detention infrastructure in the U.S.

April 11, 2019 0 comments

Representatives from the Detention Watch Network and the Adelante Alabama Workers Center spoke about the immigration detention infrastructure in the United States at the Undocumented, First-Generation College and Low Income Student Center on Wednesday night.

UCS Vice President and President-elect William Zhou ’20 presented an amendement that would combine two UCS leadership positions.

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UCS amends bylaws, supports Disability Justice at Brown

April 11, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously passed an amendment adjusting its bylaws for its chair of appointments position, debated merging roles on its management and executive boards…

University expands textbook grant program

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University expands textbook grant program

April 11, 2019 0 comments

Beginning next year, the University will offer textbook grants to first-year students receiving scholarship funds and all other students with a $0 parent contribution, according to Dean of the College Rashid Zia.

The Jabberwocks, founded in 1949, are the University’s oldest a cappella group. The group hopes to increase inclusivity through measures like making the audition process gender inclusive and adjusting its uniform.

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Jabberwocks to accept all genders, all voices

April 10, 2019 0 comments

The Jabberwocks, the University’s oldest a cappella group, will begin accepting singers of all genders and all voices beginning fall 2019.

Paxson responds to national admissions scandal

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Paxson responds to national admissions scandal

April 10, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 responded to the national admissions cheating scandal yesterday in an email to the University community, acknowledging the scandal “has raised questions about the integrity of the admissions process at selective colleges and universities” and detailing a plan for Brown moving forward.

The new kosher kitchen in Wayland House is set to open before Passover and will be divided into meat and dairy sections.

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Kosher kitchen to open in Wayland House

April 10, 2019 0 comments

Brown/RISD Hillel and the Office of Residential Life have collaborated to reserve a kitchen in Wayland House for kosher-keeping students, set to open by Passover later this month.

Talley (right), who has been interested in fashion since a young age, draws inspiration from his grandmother and going to his local church on Sundays.

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Vogue legend dazzles audience

April 10, 2019 0 comments

In 1974, André Leon Talley MA ’72 packed an overnight bag and left Providence for New York City, leaving behind unfinished doctoral work at the University for a life in the fashion industry.