Topic: Faculty

Econ department ranks eighth in nation

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Econ department ranks eighth in nation

February 8, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Economics was ranked eighth in the country last month by the Research Papers in Economics , which bases its rankings on the number of times a department’s work is cited in research papers.

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.

(Top to bottom) John Papay, Matthew Kraft, Kenneth Wong and Susanna Loeb were recognized in the 2019 Rick Hess Straight Up Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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University professors recognized for influence in education policy

January 27, 2019 0 comments

University professors Susanna Loeb, Kenneth Wong, Matthew Kraft and John Papay were named in the 2019 Rick Hess Straight Up Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings Jan. 9.

Computer science department plans expansion

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Computer science department plans expansion

December 6, 2018 0 comments

At a time when cybersecurity, machine learning and artificial intelligence deeply influence the economy and public debate, more students are flocking to the University’s Department of Computer Science.

Following external review, University defends tenure process

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Following external review, University defends tenure process

December 5, 2018 0 comments

Dating back to at least 1998, the New England Commission on Higher Education has criticized the University’s tenure procedures.

The Critical Review, established in 1976, underwent its first web redesign in decades, thanks to a group of students who worked to revamp the site as a project in a computer science class.

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Critical Review introduces redesigned, improved website

October 23, 2018 0 comments

Since 1976, the Critical Review has helped Brown students navigate the Open Curriculum.

Letter: University should respect potential vote to unionize regardless of federal policy

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Letter: University should respect potential vote to unionize regardless of federal policy

October 23, 2018 0 comments

Over the past few years, graduate students at the University, like graduate students at many other universities, have been organizing to form a union.

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University hopes to increase time for faculty research

March 6, 2018 0 comments

At yesterday’s faculty meeting, President Christina Paxson P’19 proposed that the University increase support for graduate students and free faculty of some administrative duties to allow them to focus on their research and scholarship.

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Faculty members seek to improve relations with staff

February 6, 2018 0 comments

At the first faculty meeting of the spring semester, faculty members discussed ways to improve relationships between faculty and staff at the University.

Daniel Harp is serving as the interim conductor of the orchestra while the University waits to hear former conductor Paul Phillips’ formal decision to return to the University. He is currently conductor at Stanford.

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Orchestra upset by conductor turnover

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Student musicians were scrambling after the University relieved conductor Brandon Keith Brown of his orchestra duties a day before their first concert.