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University to establish new Master’s of Science in Global Public Health

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University to establish new Master’s of Science in Global Public Health

October 17, 2017 0 comments

A motion to establish a new master’s degree program in global public health was passed at a University faculty meeting Oct. 3.

Students provide support for Puerto Rico after hurricane

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Students provide support for Puerto Rico after hurricane

October 17, 2017 0 comments

Ten days after Hurricane María hit Sept. 20, Rafael Gonzalez Cruz GS heard from his mother for the first time.

Christina Smith, assistant director for undergraduate instructional development, will teach the course, “Theory and Practice of Problem Solving” to train students to teach problem-solving skills.

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Sheridan Center to introduce Problem-Solving Fellows for STEM departments

October 17, 2017 0 comments

There will soon be a Writing Fellows equivalent in STEM departments next fall: Problem-Solving Fellows.

Though Brown was removed as director, the orchestra will perform Friday under the leadership of music teaching associate Daniel Harp.

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Conductor relieved of orchestra duties

October 17, 2017 0 comments

The mood changed in Sayles Hall Tuesday night when orchestra students learned that Conductor Brandon Keith Brown will no longer serve as their director.

Approximately 20 students attended the CCC’s public forum on Monday. The University’s current drop date deadline is one of the latest in the Ivy League, but students expressed concerns about moving the date forward.

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CCC proposes moving drop deadline

October 17, 2017 0 comments

The CCC held a public forum in the Underground Oct. 16 to discuss putting a motion forward to change the drop deadline for undergraduate students.

Abdul-Jabbar talks origins of activism, religion in his life

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Abdul-Jabbar talks origins of activism, religion in his life

October 16, 2017 0 comments

No one had a larger presence in Salomon 101 than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, both figuratively and literally.

The giving meters are one of Mayor Jorge Elorza’s many initiatives to support the homeless, in addition to a grant toward a new day center.

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Mayor launches giving meter initiative to support homeless organizations

October 16, 2017 0 comments

Amongst the parking payment kiosks along Thayer Street, a singular parking meter stands out at the corner of Thayer and Angell Street.

Families flock to campus for family weekend

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Families flock to campus for family weekend

October 15, 2017 0 comments

Many families returned to campus this weekend to take part in the annual Family Weekend celebrations.

Dean of Admissions Logan Powell will lead the department as it encourages applications from first-generation and underrepresented students.

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Admission office releases DIAP

October 15, 2017 0 comments

The Admission Office outlined its goals to diversify incoming classes and its own office in its diversity and inclusion action plan.

Brown sues to prevent sale of stolen JFK Jr. documents

Brown sues to prevent sale of stolen JFK Jr. documents

October 14, 2017 0 comments

In response to the online sale of John F. Kennedy Jr.’s student file, the University is seeking a court orders to block the sale of the documents.