Topic: Academics

Esemplare ’18: Why S/NC is failing us

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Esemplare ’18: Why S/NC is failing us

September 13, 2017 0 comments

When applying to colleges, the thing I liked most about Brown was its promise of academic freedom.

University survey sheds light on course dropping

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University survey sheds light on course dropping

April 25, 2017 0 comments

A study revealed that only a small number of students dropped courses ­— most of which were dropped without negative impact on a student’s academic path.

Depts. release new DDIAP spring courses

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Depts. release new DDIAP spring courses

March 21, 2017 0 comments

New spring courses are intended to build upon the goals set forth in the University’s Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.

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Campbell ’18: Clouds of stress descend on Spring Weekend

March 1, 2017 0 comments

Apart from a flubbed announcement on the part of a certain Atlanta rapper, there isn’t a lot we know about this year’s Spring Weekend.

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Jacobs ’18: The case against pure economics

March 1, 2017 0 comments

Rates of return, growth patterns, mathematical variables and curves. This is the image of modern economics.

University News

Independent concentrations reflect students’ interdisciplinary interests

April 6, 2015 1 comment

As sophomores rush to declare their concentrations Monday, some may take the opportunity to design their own independent concentrations.

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Phi Beta Kappa announces junior inductees

February 24, 2015 0 comments

The Rhode Island Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa elected 32 juniors Thursday, wrote Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley in an email to The Herald.

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U. begins implementation of strategic plan

November 15, 2013 4 comments

Two pilot sophomore seminars in the spring will focus on ‘diversity and social justice.’

Life, physical sciences yield high honors rates

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Life, physical sciences yield high honors rates

November 12, 2013 1 comment
This article is part of the series Pursuing Honors

Students often develop theses from research positions and course requirements.

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Middle East Studies grows under new leadership

October 16, 2013 0 comments

The program has seen a boost in its number of events, professors and concentrators.