University News

Adrien Deschamps, undergraduate on leave, dies

June 26, 2015 0 comments

Adrien Deschamps, an undergraduate student on leave from the University, has died. Dean of the College Maud Mandel notified the community of his death.

Klawunn to leave post as head of student life

June 19, 2015 3 comments

After nearly two decades at the University, Margaret Klawunn will leave to become vice chancellor for student affairs at UC, Santa Barbara.

Richard Locke named next provost

June 1, 2015 2 comments

Richard Locke, director of the Watson Institute for International Studies since July 2013, will take over as provost July 1.

Long-time Brown University employee Armando Carvalho dies

May 29, 2015 0 comments

Armando Carvalho, a member of the Department of Facilities Management for 18 years, died Thursday.

Corporation discusses STEM education, strategic planning

May 24, 2015 2 comments

Corporation members held informal discussions with undergraduates about socioeconomic issues and science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses.

Vicki Colvin to step down as provost

May 19, 2015 9 comments

After just one year in the position, Vicki Colvin will step down as provost June 30 in order to pursue research in greater depth.

Deficit Reduction Working Group releases recommendations

May 14, 2015 0 comments

The Deficit Reduction Working Group proposed recommendations for achieving $7 million in savings over the next three to five years.

Bailhe ’15, Johnson ’15 named commencement speakers

April 30, 2015 8 comments

Michelle Bailhe ’15 and Lucas Johnson ’15 have been selected as the student speakers for the 2015 commencement ceremony.

Phi Beta Kappa inducts 105 seniors

April 29, 2015 0 comments

One hundred and five seniors were inducted this week into the Rhode Island Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

UFB grants $1.4 million to 150 student groups in 2014-2015 academic year

April 23, 2015 2 comments

UFB met 80 percent of student group requests for funding this semester, a slight decrease from the 82 percent during the 2013-2014 academic year.