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Victor Chang ’16 remembered for ‘unbiased love’

Victor Chang ’16 remembered for ‘unbiased love’

May 31, 2016 0 comments

In the week since the death of Victor Yoon Chul Chang ’16, it seemed that echoes of his hearty laugh can still be heard across campus.

Corporation approves renovations to Wilson

May 29, 2016 0 comments

Corporation members celebrated the topping off of the new School of Engineering at the May meeting of the Corporation.

Victor Yoon Chul Chang ’16 dies

May 16, 2016 0 comments

Victor Yoon Chul Chang ’16, a former Herald contributing writer, has died, administrators wrote in a community-wide email Monday afternoon.

The 2016 honorary degree recipients include Angus Deaton, a Nobel Prize winner, and Antonia Hernández, an activist for underprivileged groups.

University to offer honorary degrees to scholars, artists

April 28, 2016 0 comments

The University recently announced its selection of eight scholars and intellectuals to be given honorary degrees this May.

Poll finds athletes, BEO concentrators hook up at higher rates

Poll finds athletes, BEO concentrators hook up at higher rates

April 28, 2016 0 comments

Data from a recent poll indicated that 85 percent of BEO and econ concentrators and 91 percent of athletes have hooked up with someone at Brown.

Class popularity driven by rarity of subject matter, word of mouth

Class popularity driven by rarity of subject matter, word of mouth

April 28, 2016 0 comments

The Herald looked into several classes that filled up during last semester’s pre-registration to see what accounts for these classes’ popularity.

Years of activism shape Paxson administration

Years of activism shape Paxson administration

April 28, 2016 0 comments

Administrators nationwide have grappled with addressing the demands of students calling for increased support regarding issues of diversity and inclusion.

Undergraduate Council of Students President Sazzy Gourley ’16 and Vice President Alana Bhatla ’16 address the council’s general body.

Low UCS retention rates lead to young general body

April 28, 2016 0 comments

As the semester ends, UCS faces a familiar dilemma: convincing its general body members, who are overwhelmingly underclassmen, to stay on for another year.

Dr. Tara Shirazian ‘99 MD’03 speaks at the Women’s Launch Pad kickoff. WLP will be expanded as part of the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.

DIAP to grow minority mentoring programs

April 28, 2016 0 comments

The DIAP’s proposed mentoring programs aim to address the unique issues women, minorities, LGBTQ+ and first-generation college students face at Brown.

Architect Moshe Safdie discusses work, inspiration

Architect Moshe Safdie discusses work, inspiration

April 27, 2016 0 comments

Moshe Safdie, one of the most prominent architects in the world, gave a lecture on his work in Salomon 101 Monday night.