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Students, staff gather to protest Mail Services outsourcing

July 20, 2014 2 comments

More than 40 people gathered on the Faunce House steps Thursday to protest the University’s decision to outsource mailroom operations.

Mark St. Louis ’15 dies

Mark St. Louis ’15 dies

July 20, 2014 6 comments

Mark St. Louis ’15 has died, President Christina Paxson announced in a community-wide email Sunday morning.

Art history prof. remembered for wit, warmth and intelligence

July 19, 2014 0 comments

Rebecca Molholt Vanel, assistant professor of history of art and architecture, strongly believed in engaging with an object’s historical context.

U. signs controversial agreement to outsource mail operations

U. signs controversial agreement to outsource mail operations

June 25, 2014 14 comments

Beginning Aug. 1, the University will work with office technology company Ricoh USA to improve mail delivery operations on campus.

Former visiting grad student sentenced to 46 years for murder

June 24, 2014 0 comments

Charged with the brutal murder of his ex-girlfriend, Yongfei Ci — a former Brown visiting grad student — was sentenced to 46 years behind bars.

Police investigate two students after allegations of sexual assault

Police investigate two students after allegations of sexual assault

June 17, 2014 4 comments

Two Brown students were asked to leave campus amidst an investigation into an allegation that the students sexually assaulted a Providence College student.

Maud Mandel named new dean of the College

June 3, 2014 22 comments

Maud Mandel, associate professor of history and Judaic studies, will become Brown’s next dean of the College July 1, the University announced Tuesday.

Former visiting grad student pleads guilty to murder

May 26, 2014 0 comments

Former visiting mathematics graduate student Yongfei Ci pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of ex-girlfriend Mengchen Huang.

Corporation discusses sexual assault policies, strategic plan progress

May 26, 2014 2 comments

Sexual assault policies, strategic plan implementation and the proposed Third World Center revamp emerged as key topics at the Corporation’s May meeting.

Graduates step through the Van Wickle Gates during Sunday's Commencement procession down College Street.

U. awards 2,440 degrees at Commencement

May 26, 2014 8 comments

Amidst the celebration of Brown’s 250th anniversary, the University awarded 2,440 diplomas Sunday to the class of 2014, including 1,594 bachelor’s degrees.