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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities granted $172,000 to the Brown Judaic Studies Program, which will allow them to digitize works published in limited print editions.

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Judaic studies receives grant to make work more accessible

April 19, 2019 0 comments

Scholars from the University’s Judaic Studies program recently received a $172,000 grant that will enable the program to digitize academic works published in limited, often-inaccessible print editions, said Michael Satlow.

University suspends terminal master’s in history

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University suspends terminal master’s in history

April 1, 2019 0 comments

The University will no longer offer terminal master’s degrees in history beginning in the 2019-20 school year.

BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

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BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

March 22, 2019 0 comments

The University’s BrownTogether fundraising campaign recently surpassed a $2 billion fundraising milestone in its push to reach $3 billion by 2022.

Aman ’20: It’s time to scrap the $70 re-admission fee

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Aman ’20: It’s time to scrap the $70 re-admission fee

March 21, 2019 0 comments

I first discovered that students who take a leave of absence are required to pay a $70 re-admission fee after reading an op-ed submitted by Soyoon Kim ‘19 and Addy Schuetz ‘19.5, the leavetaking coordinators at the Curricular Resource Center.

Athletic Director Jack Hayes offered Gordon Ernst ’89, a Division I tennis coach recently indicted in the national college admissions scandal, the head coaching position for men’s tennis in 2016.

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University offered coaching position to alum indicted in admissions scandal

March 20, 2019 0 comments

Gordon Ernst ’89, a Division I tennis coach recently indicted in the national college admissions scandal, was offered the head coaching position for Brown’s men’s tennis team in 2016 while federal authorities allege he was accepting millions of dollars in bribes as a coach at Georgetown University.

Watson senior fellow and former World Bank President Jim Yong Kim discussed his concerns for the developing world at a talk Thursday.

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Former World Bank President discusses climate change

February 8, 2019 0 comments

What can Brown prepare you for? If you use Jim Yong Kim ’82 P’22 as a model, it could prepare you for a spot on Forbes’ list of the most powerful people in the world.

Thirsk is the University’s inaugural chief digital and information officer.

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Thirsk named University’s inaugural chief digital, information officer

February 8, 2019 0 comments

William Thirsk began his tenure as the University’s inaugural chief digital and information officer Feb. 1, tasked with advancing an efficient digital system for the University.

Former BuDS workers file collective action against University

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Former BuDS workers file collective action against University

January 25, 2019 0 comments

Former BuDS workers Maxwell Kozlov ’20 and Benjamin Bosis ’19, who is also a Herald staff columnist, filed a complaint in a collective civil action lawsuit against the University Thursday.

University accepts record low 18 percent of early decision applicants

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University accepts record low 18 percent of early decision applicants

December 13, 2018 0 comments

The University admitted 18 percent of early decision applicants to the class of 2023, marking the lowest early decision acceptance rate in the University’s history, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

University on track to meet sustainability goals

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University on track to meet sustainability goals

September 13, 2018 0 comments

The University is on track to meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 42 percent below 2007 levels by 2020, according to Stephen Porder, assistant provost for sustainability and associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.