Topic: diversity

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.

Brown’s proportion of minority professors consistent with national average

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Brown’s proportion of minority professors consistent with national average

September 28, 2016 0 comments

As the University’s DIAP kicks into full gear, the diversity reflected in the faculty hovers just at the national average for most four-year institutions.

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Dean of the College, Sheridan Center to study why students drop classes

September 16, 2016 0 comments

The Office of the Dean of the College and the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning are launching a semester-long study with the help of UCS.

R.I. college students demand expanded diversity initiatives

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R.I. college students demand expanded diversity initiatives

April 20, 2016 0 comments

Students and faculty members at other colleges in Rhode Island are also working to have their voices heard on their campuses.