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Andrew Foster, Seth Rockman and Charles Lee discussed questions of faith and morality and their intersection with the American dream.

Veritas Forum talk explores meaning of American dream

February 11, 2016 0 comments

The Veritas Forum hosted a discussion-based event, titled “The American Dream?,” about morality, faith and the meaning of life Wednesday night.

The Department of Computer Science is hiring diversity and inclusion student advocates. The advocates will provide resources for students and will serve as members of the CS Diversity Committee.

CS Dept. to hire student diversity, inclusion advocates

February 11, 2016 0 comments

The Department of Computer Science is seeking to hire student advocates for diversity and inclusion as part of its new action plan to increase diversity.

President Christina Paxson P’19 originally expected to remain a professor but enjoyed her administrative work at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School.

Admins share love of Brown, civic duty

February 11, 2016 0 comments

Why be an administrator in higher education?

Alum brings love of bagels to Buenos Aires

February 11, 2016 0 comments

Several days a week, Jacob Eichenbaum-Pikser ’10, owner of Sheikob’s Bagels, sets up his delivery bike on the sidewalks of Buenos Aires to sell bagels.

University Resources Committee members presented their priorities of financial sustainability, diversity and academic excellence to the Undergraduate Council of Students Wednesday evening.

University Resources Committee presents financial priorities

February 11, 2016 0 comments

University Resources Committee members spoke at the UCS meeting Wednesday, touting their priorities in constructing the University’s operating budget.

Birthright participants ride camels on their trip to Israel this past winter. The program went on as planned despite recent violence in the area.

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Birthright exposes Jews to diverse views on Israel, some ‘problematic’

February 10, 2016 0 comments

Just a week before Brown/RISD Hillel arrived in Israel for Birthright this January, two young Israelis were stabbed in Jerusalem.

Students gather in Wilson to watch primary results. Campus student groups supported both Democratic and Republican candidates in New Hampshire, working to increase voter turnout.

Students follow campaign trail to New Hampshire

February 10, 2016 0 comments

Many campaigns could not have been run without the support of student volunteers who spent their weekends canvassing through the snow.

DIAP to double OCL’s Emergency Fund

February 10, 2016 0 comments

The Office of Campus Life and Student Services will double its Emergency Fund in response to feedback from high-need students.

Google finds growing number of recruits at Brown

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Google finds growing number of recruits at Brown

February 10, 2016 0 comments

Google’s appearance at Hack@Brown was just one of many ways it garners student interest in its internships and full-time employment opportunities.

Alum proposes single-payer healthcare bill in State House

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Alum proposes single-payer healthcare bill in State House

February 9, 2016 0 comments

Rep. Aaron Regunberg ’12, D-Providence, introduced a bill with several other representatives that would establish a single-payer health system in the state.