Topic: diversity

Richardson ’20: Why Brown should require DIAP courses

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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.

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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.

University releases first DIAP progress report

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University releases first DIAP progress report

March 10, 2017 0 comments

The University released its first annual Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan report Thursday, discussing its progress on diversity and inclusion initiatives

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Diversity initiatives make strides in comedy scene

March 1, 2017 0 comments

Noelle Austin ’18 made her Brown stand-up debut Tuesday night, but finding a space where she felt comfortable performing was not easy.

Panel discusses diversity in STEM fields

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Panel discusses diversity in STEM fields

February 17, 2017 0 comments

“How can you create black scientists if there’s no black scientific community?” asked William Massey during this week’s “Celebrating Excellence in Science.”

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.

DPS seeks to better diversity, community outreach efforts

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DPS seeks to better diversity, community outreach efforts

November 1, 2016 0 comments

Police departments nationwide have come under fire in recent years for failing to represent the communities they police.