Topic: Graduate School

A bias report submitted through the new system will be reviewed by faculty, staff, undergraduates, graduate students and medical students. It is unclear whether graduate or medical students will be paid for this work.

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Graduate Student Council receives update on new bias reporting system

December 6, 2018 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council heard updates on a bias incident reporting system and clarified the timeline for unionization at its last general body meeting of the fall semester.

Letter: Paxson establishes false dichotomy between unionization and collaboration

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Letter: Paxson establishes false dichotomy between unionization and collaboration

November 19, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: Is there any evidence that unionization at other universities has corroded positive relationships between graduate students and administrators? If there is, President Paxson P’19 would do well to share it.

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Graduate students consider potential unionization

November 15, 2018 0 comments

Polling stations for the graduate student unionization election opened Wednesday, giving eligible students the chance to decide after years of conversation whether or not to unionize.

Evaluators praised the University’s undergraduate education, Brown Promise and diversity initiatives while criticizing its lack of focus on graduate programs and management of financial resources.

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University receives official re-accreditation

November 11, 2018 0 comments

The University officially received re-accreditation from the New England Commission of Higher Education last month, wrote President Christina Paxson P’19 in a Today@Brown announcement Oct. 31.

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.