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University reaches $30 million fundraising goal for Brown Promise

December 7, 2017 0 comments

The University has reached its $30 million fundraising goal to carry out “The Brown Promise: The Future of Financial Aid at Brown”.

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Brown EP to visit NYC startups

December 7, 2017 0 comments

The Brown Entrepreneurship Program will offer undergraduates from Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design the opportunity to travel to New York City.

Poll finds 67 percent of students agree professors foster diverse discussions

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Poll finds 67 percent of students agree professors foster diverse discussions

December 7, 2017 0 comments

67 percent of Brown undergraduates strongly or somewhat agree that professors successfully facilitate discussions that respect opposing points of view.

Friends come from similar racial, socioeconomic demographics, poll finds

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Friends come from similar racial, socioeconomic demographics, poll finds

December 7, 2017 0 comments

For some students, going out to eat can make or break a friendship.

Interfaith dinner brings religious dialogue to campus

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Interfaith dinner brings religious dialogue to campus

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Though The Herald’s poll found 69 percent of students never participate in religious activities, religious life remains active for the 31 percent who do.

Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

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Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Varsity athletes use prescription painkillers nearly 3 times more than non-athletes, according to The Herald’s fall 2017 poll. While 3.1 percent of non-athletes reported using painkillers recreationally, 8.3 percent of polled athletes reported that they do. Researchers said athletes — who may overuse painkillers to cope with pressure to perform […]

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University of Puerto Rico students find homes in houses of staff, faculty

December 7, 2017 0 comments

In the wake of Hurricane María, random housing assignments were taken to a whole new level.

LGBTQ+ students report less confidence entering workforce

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LGBTQ+ students report less confidence entering workforce

December 5, 2017 0 comments

LGBTQ+ applicants may need to decide whether or not to come out to potential employers before having gauged the inclusivity of a particular workplace.

Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

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Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

December 5, 2017 0 comments

Women, people of color and first-gen students are less confident in their abilities to find a job in comparison to male, white and non-first-gen students.

The Engaged Scholars Program allows students to participate in community engagement on a larger scale than its predecessor, TRI-Lab.

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Swearer Center’s TRI-Lab gives way to Engaged Scholar Program

December 5, 2017 0 comments

The University’s engaged scholarship pilot program TRI-Lab saw its last lab in spring 2016.