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Q&A: Vogelstein ’00 discusses neuroscience, intelligence technology

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Q&A: Vogelstein ’00 discusses neuroscience, intelligence technology

February 15, 2017 0 comments

R. Jacob Vogelstein ’00 received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in January.

UCS president introduces No Apologies Initiative

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UCS president introduces No Apologies Initiative

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Viet Nguyen ’17 introduced the No Apologies Initiative calling universities to waive application fees for first-generation and low-income applicants.

CSSJ hosts civil rights education program

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CSSJ hosts civil rights education program

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Maiyah Gamble-Rivers MA’16 grew up hearing her grandparents talk about life in South Carolina under Jim Crow.

CAPS hosts informational open hours at student centers

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CAPS hosts informational open hours at student centers

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Counseling and Psychological Services expanded “Let’s Talk” to the Nelson Fitness Center and the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center.

Ivy Council attends World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

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Ivy Council attends World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Two weeks ago, a delegation of Brown students attended the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Bogotá, Colombia.

Roxane Gay speaks on feminist action

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Roxane Gay speaks on feminist action

February 14, 2017 0 comments

“I want your fight. I want your din,” urged Roxane Gay as she spoke of the current political climate under President Donald Trump’s administration.

BUCC discusses staff climate survey

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BUCC discusses staff climate survey

February 14, 2017 0 comments

The Brown University Community Council discussed the results of a staff climate survey and University concerns about President Donald Trump’s administration at its meeting Tuesday. The staff climate survey, conducted spring 2016, found that about 50 percent of staff members felt they were not respected by faculty members and do […]

Course content impacted by political climate

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Course content impacted by political climate

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Professors have found themselves adjusting to the recent actions of President Trump, redoing courses and syllabuses to acknowledge the political tumult.

Annenberg Institute searches for new director

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Annenberg Institute searches for new director

February 13, 2017 0 comments

The Annenberg Institute for School Reform will hire a new director as it seeks to expand its mission to address inequalities in education.

Online voting proposal wins BrownThink

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Online voting proposal wins BrownThink

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Students and judges at the second annual BrownThink public policy competition analyzed proposals addressing cybersecurity issues Saturday and Sunday.