Topic: Academics

University News

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.

University News

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.

Approvals to ‘split’ eighth semester decrease

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Approvals to ‘split’ eighth semester decrease

October 10, 2013 0 comments

Admins aim to lower the number of students taking half course loads over their last two semesters.

The peer advising program’s Facebook page opened in August as a forum for questions from the student body.

University News

Online advising forum open for questions

October 7, 2013 0 comments

Meiklejohn peer advisors will answer anonymous student questions on new Facebook page.

Editorials

Editorial: First-year advising system must be strengthened

September 30, 2013 0 comments

We question whether the entire first-year advising program is in fact among the weakest and most inefficient programs the University has to offer.

UCS works to improve advising

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UCS works to improve advising

September 30, 2013 0 comments

The Council looks to add advising to the strategic plan and create a list of “best advising practices.”

University News

U. expands programs in Cuba and Spain

September 20, 2013 0 comments

After discontinuing the study abroad program in Egypt due to local unrest, the OIP diversifies options.

University News

Pre-orientation programs see increase in student interest, funds

September 19, 2013 0 comments

Program attendees said their experiences influenced both their academic and social paths at Brown.

Visiting campus allowed Eyal Press ‘92 to engage with first-year students, who were assigned to read his book, “Beautiful Souls,” this summer before arriving on campus.

Features

Author of first readings assignment speaks on courage

September 19, 2013 0 comments

Eyal Press ’92, author of “Beautiful Souls,” discusses his book with students at a series of events held on campus.