Topic: Graduate School

University receives grant to fund master’s degrees

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University receives grant to fund master’s degrees

September 25, 2018 0 comments

Doctoral students can continue to receive master’s degrees in the humanities through the “Open Graduate Education Program” following a $1.675 million, five-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, announced Sept. 17 in a University press release.

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Pilot administrative role supports international graduate students

September 10, 2018 0 comments

Associate Dean for Master’s Education Shayna Kessel took on the new role of interim associate dean for international graduate students May 1.

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Letter: University’s stand on graduate student unionization

July 19, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: In late June 2018, the University entered into a pre-election agreement with the campus-based graduate student union group, Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees. This agreement, which followed several months of negotiation, outlines the terms for a possible union representation election among eligible graduate students at Brown, […]

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University, grad students finalize pre-election agreement for unionization

July 2, 2018 0 comments

On June 21, Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the University finalized an agreement outlining the terms for holding an election on graduate student unionization after nearly a year of negotiations.

Fewer international science, engineering grad students in U.S.

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Fewer international science, engineering grad students in U.S.

March 14, 2018 0 comments

International enrollment in science and engineering graduate programs in the United States saw a 6 percent decrease from fall 2016 to fall 2017, said Diane Souvaine, National Science Board chair and professor of computer science at Tufts University.

The RESET Series aims to create a safe space for graduate students of color to engage in coversations. It is supported by the Brown Center for Students of Color and the Graduate School.

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New series to help support grad students of color

February 28, 2018 0 comments

The RESET Series — a set of lunchtime discussions that take place over the course of the semester — aims to serve as a safe space where graduate students of color can initiate dialogue, create bonds and learn about available resources, according to the University’s website.

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Corporation approves tuition hike in FY19

February 11, 2018 0 comments

On Saturday Feb. 11 the Corporation, the University’s uppermost governing body, voted to approve a $1.1 billion budget for the 2019 fiscal year, which is a 3.8 percent increase from last year’s and the largest in the University’s history.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Graduate student unionization

February 4, 2018 0 comments

I write regarding the article of Feb. 2, 2018, “SUGSE fears University stalling talks on grad student unionization,” and to respond to and correct some of the points made in the article.

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.

Lives of two Iranian students upturned by Trump immigration bans

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Lives of two Iranian students upturned by Trump immigration bans

March 24, 2017 0 comments

As President Trump signed his first executive order on immigration, Babak Hemmatian GS discovered his father’s colon cancer had spread to his other organs.