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Letter: Don’t let the University erase student activism

Letter: Don’t let the University erase student activism

November 6, 2018 0 comments

s members of the Brown Student Labor Alliance, we are writing to respond to the letter to the editor published by The Herald Oct. 30 by Barbara Chernow, executive vice president for finance and administration.

Letter: In support of individual ProJo subscriptions for University community

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Letter: In support of individual ProJo subscriptions for University community

October 21, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: The Oct. 9 Herald editorial urging the University to provide individual Providence Journal subscriptions to the Brown community is powerful in its description of the problems facing the Providence Journal and other American newspapers.

University creates multidisciplinary environmental initiative

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University creates multidisciplinary environmental initiative

October 16, 2018 0 comments

The Initiative for Environmental Humanities at Brown, created this fall under the Cogut Institute for the Humanities and in collaboration with the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, aims to provide a space that consolidates and fosters environmental work within the humanities.

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.

An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

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An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

June 1, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018 Herald Archives Students begin fasting to protest apartheid. RONALD REAGAN (1981-1989) Having grown up in the midst of the Vietnam War and the peak of distrust in government, students during the 80s were highly skeptical of the government, protesting CIA […]

The resistance repeats

The resistance repeats

May 25, 2018 0 comments

The votes were in, and the result was outrage. The newly elected Republican administration left many students fearing the nation’s future.

The preservationists & the provokers

The preservationists & the provokers

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

The Providence Preservation Society has been organizing community members for over half a century to advocate for the preservation of Providence’s historic buildings that capture the city’s character and heritage.

The college effect

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The college effect

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

Though events like Spring Weekend and Halloween may make substance use feel prevalent on campus, around 20 percent of students identify as substance-free.

The University is awarding honorary degrees to seven individuals during the 250th Commencement ceremony. The recipients (clockwise from left to right) are Lonnie Bunch III, J. Michael Kosterlitz, Beverly Ledbetter, Trudie Styler, Sting, Giuseppe Penone and Nancy Northup '81 P'16.

Honorary degree recipients 2018

May 25, 2018 0 comments

The University will award honorary degrees to seven individuals at the 250th Commencement ceremony May 27. The Corporation’s Board of Fellows selects the honorary degree recipients.

Lexi Lerner ’18 MD’23, left, and Naomi Chasek-Macfoy ’18, right, will deliver the commencement speeches at the 250th Commencement ceremony on the Main Green May 27.

Senior orators: Naomi Chasek-Macfoy ’18, Lexi Lerner ’18 MD’23

May 25, 2018 0 comments

For the past three years, Naomi Chasek-Macfoy ’18 has retold the story of the 1968 black student walkout as a workshop facilitator for the Third World Transition Program.