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Faculty discuss research, diversity

September 3, 2014 0 comments

Free speech, diversity and research emerged as key issues for faculty during this academic year at Tuesday’s faculty meeting.

First-years march through the Van Wickle Gates as part of the University’s 251st opening Convocation Tuesday. “Build your community, build your friendships and make time for your fellow students,” said Provost Vicki Colvin.

Paxson draws on U. history, welcomes new provost

September 3, 2014 0 comments

A new generation of first-years marched through the Van Wickle Gates and onto the Main Green to mark the start of Brown’s 251st academic year yesterday.

In welcome address, Paxson encourages student engagement

September 2, 2014 2 comments

“I love talking to students; so do my two poodles. So please stop and say hello,” President Christina Paxson said in her address to first-years and parents.

Grand jury decides not to indict students accused of sexual assault

August 30, 2014 2 comments

A grand jury this week chose not to indict two Brown undergraduates accused of sexually assaulting a female Providence College student last November.

Stephen Rodrigues remembered as thoughtful, ‘gentle soul’

August 29, 2014 0 comments

Stephen Rodrigues’ loved ones remember him in many ways: as a lover of the Earth, a thoughtful poet and, in the words of a friend, a “gentle soul.”

Huidekoper to step down as U.’s top finance administrator

August 22, 2014 3 comments

Beppie Huidekoper, executive vice president for finance and administration, will retire after more than 12 years of leading Brown’s financing efforts.

Stephen Rodrigues, undergraduate on leave, dies

July 26, 2014 9 comments

Stephen Rodrigues, an undergraduate on leave from the University, has died, President Christina Paxson announced in a community-wide email Saturday.

Friends remember St. Louis ’15 as passionate, generous polymath

Friends remember St. Louis ’15 as passionate, generous polymath

July 26, 2014 0 comments

Mark St. Louis ’15 was an asker of questions and a seeker of answers.

Education Dept. opens Title IX investigation of Brown

July 23, 2014 8 comments

The Department of Education launched an investigation of the University’s handling of sexual assault cases July 10, examining alleged Title IX violations.

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.