University News

The applied math building, above, will be replaced by one to be constructed in the parking lot adjacent to Barus and Holley by December 2015.

Corporation backs construction of applied math building

October 20, 2014 1 comment

The Corporation green-lighted construction of a new Division of Applied Mathematics building.

The Rave Guardian Campus Safety App functions as a “virtual Safewalk,” said Deputy Chief of Police for DPS Paul Shanley. Its release is part of a suite of new safety promotion features.

In new media push, DPS goes mobile

October 17, 2014 0 comments

Following the Department of Public Safety’s release of the Rave Guardian Campus Safety App at the beginning of the semester, the app has been downloaded over 1,100 times.

Warren Simmons

Annenberg director to step down at end of year

October 17, 2014 0 comments

Warren Simmons will leave his position as executive director of the University’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform June 30.

An upcoming redesigned MPA program reflects the Taubman Center’s integration with the Watson Institute in a newly international approach.

Taubman, Watson accelerate MPA program

October 17, 2014 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International Studies will launch a newly designed, one-year Master of Public Affairs program this summer.

Painting took a backseat to history while Abbott Gleason taught at Brown. Since Gleason’s Parkinson’s diagnosis, his works have become more abstract and free-flowing, mirroring the jazz music he loves.


Trading the pen for the paintbrush

October 17, 2014 0 comments

Art became a way for Abbott Gleason to remain connected to both Brown and the community.

Working group forms to reduce deficit

October 16, 2014 1 comment

The University has convened a Deficit Reduction Working Group to increase efficiency and cut campus expenses, administrators announced Wednesday.

Marisa Quinn to assume role at Watson Institute

October 16, 2014 1 comment

Vice President for Public Affairs and University Relations Marisa Quinn will join the Watson Institute as director of communications and outreach.

Corporation to discuss strategic plan, infrastructure changes

October 16, 2014 2 comments

The Corporation will review the ongoing implementation of President Christina Paxson’s strategic plan at its meeting this weekend.

Chancellor Thomas Tisch ’76, young alumni trustee Alison Cohen ’09 and other members of the Corporation answered questions at an Undergraduate Council of Students open forum Wednesday night.

Corporation members discuss obstacles in adding student representative

October 16, 2014 1 comment

Chancellor Thomas Tisch ’76 addressed the difficulties of adding a student representative to the Corporation at an open forum Wednesday.

Shane Lloyd, assistant director for first-year and sophomore programs at the Brown Center for Students of Color, moderated the panel alongside Gail Cohee, director of the Sarah Doyle Women’s Center.

Panelists check ‘white privilege’ in dialogue on race

October 16, 2014 3 comments

A panel of seven white administrators and faculty members spoke about white privilege in a panel discussion titled “Race, Accountability and Allyship.”