Topic: diversity

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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.


Esemplare ’18: Redefining diversity

April 14, 2016 0 comments

Over the course of the current academic year, perhaps no topic has been more in the consciousness of the Brown community than diversity.

Laura Dobler has previously worked with underrepresented minorities in her role as the Learning Resources Center Manager at Strayer University.

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New hire to oversee CS diversity programs

March 9, 2016 0 comments

Dobler will work with student advocates in the department’s diversity committee and will be a resource to the CS community on issues related to diversity.

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Financial stress strains student involvement in theater

March 9, 2016 0 comments

Kym Moore said “As theater-makers, we need to break apart the notion of theater as being ‘theat-ah’ and make it just about going to see a show.”

Over the next decade, a quarter of current STEM workers will retire, said Mary Fernández ’85 ScM’89 P’16 P’19, in a lecture on workforce diversity.

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Alum talks underrepresentation in STEM

March 4, 2016 0 comments

Fernández’s lecture, “Hidden in Plain Sight: Changing the Face of the U.S. STEM Workforce,” marked the convergence of two separate, sporadic lecture series.

The Department of Computer Science is hiring diversity and inclusion student advocates. The advocates will provide resources for students and will serve as members of the CS Diversity Committee.

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CS Dept. to hire student diversity, inclusion advocates

February 11, 2016 0 comments

The Department of Computer Science is seeking to hire student advocates for diversity and inclusion as part of its new action plan to increase diversity.


Students campaign for ethnic studies in Providence

February 3, 2016 0 comments

Jan. 20, high school students protested outside of the Providence School Department for the inclusion of ethnic studies in public school curricula.

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Campus life holds diversity retreat

February 2, 2016 0 comments

The Office of Campus Life and Student Services arranged a day-long retreat for its staff Jan. 19.