Topic: diversity

Op-eds, Opinions

Miller’11 MD’18: Don’t create a mold for Brown students

April 12, 2018 0 comments

As a member of the Brown community for the past 11 years, I have come to treasure and expect the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives that we find on our campus.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Clarifying admission policy on criminal history

March 15, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: I write in response to the “Ban the Box” column of March 7, and to make clear the University’s policies on this important matter.

Students plan birding buddies program

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Students plan birding buddies program

March 4, 2018 0 comments

Students have begun preparations to pilot a birding program that will become an optional part of HIST 1977B: “Feathery Things: An Avian Introduction to Animal Studies,” taught by Nancy Jacobs, professor of history.

National initiative emphasizes socioeconomic diversity

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National initiative emphasizes socioeconomic diversity

February 2, 2018 0 comments

At least 12,500 high-achieving low-income students across the country who could get accepted to top-performing colleges and universities each year don’t apply, said Tania LaViolet, co-leader of the American Talent Initiative.

In her role as the vice president of the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, Delalue will oversee the implementation of the University’s DIAP.

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Delalue to lead diversity initiatives as Vice President

December 5, 2017 0 comments

Shontay Delalue stepped into her role as vice president for institutional equity and diversity Dec. 1, following a nationwide search.

Richardson ’20: Why Brown should require DIAP courses

Columns, Opinions

Richardson ’20: Why Brown should require DIAP courses

November 16, 2017 0 comments

A year and a half ago, President Christina Paxson P’19 released the University’s landmark Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.

Grad school strives to recruit underrepresented students

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Grad school strives to recruit underrepresented students

November 7, 2017 0 comments

The University announced that the “largest-ever cohort of students” from historically underrepresented groups entered graduate programs this fall.

News, Science & Research

Faculty, students attend SACNAS national conference

October 30, 2017 0 comments

With a focus on demographic disparities in STEM fields, several University faculty members and students spent Oct. 19 to 21.

Jim Gates theorizes on equality, skepticism in science

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Jim Gates theorizes on equality, skepticism in science

October 4, 2017 0 comments

World-recognized theoretical physicist Sylvester Gates, better known as Jim Gates, started at Brown this year as the Ford Foundation Professor of Physics.

Brown encourages diversity in international programs

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Brown encourages diversity in international programs

April 14, 2017 0 comments

From Mar. 13 to 17, the Office of International Programs launched a series of workshops to encourage students from diverse backgrounds to study abroad.