Topic: Graduate School

Undergraduate and graduate students — including members of the organization Stand Up for Graduate Students — held a rally on the Main Green Tuesday. They braved the cold to voice demands for improving graduate students’  working and living conditions.

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Grad students rally for quality of life

February 4, 2015 2 comments

About 30 graduate and undergraduate students called for improvement in grad students’ working and living conditions at a rally Tuesday on the Main Green.

Though overall application numbers remain relatively constant so far, the proportion of international applicants has grown slightly.

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Grad School apps remain stable early in cycle

February 4, 2015 0 comments

The number of applicants to U. graduate programs has remained relatively consistent compared to this time last year, rising by less than 1 percent.

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Stand Up for Grad Students: Standing up for Brown’s grad students

January 29, 2015 0 comments

We live in a precarious in-between space here at Brown — not quite students and not quite workers — and this insecure position makes us vulnerable.

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Grad students, admins meet about funding

May 2, 2014 8 comments

Following days of protests, graduate students and administrators packed Barus and Holley 166 Tuesday to discuss sixth-year funding for grad students.

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New position increases support for grad students

March 11, 2014 0 comments

A new position in the Graduate School — the associate dean for master’s education, created last month­­ — hopes to improve master’s students’ experiences.

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Vanessa Ryan named associate dean of Grad School

January 23, 2014 0 comments

Assistant Professor of English Vanessa Ryan was named associate dean of the Graduate School earlier this month.

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President, provost hear grad students’ concerns

October 3, 2013 0 comments

Graduate school funding and prominence were primary concerns presented by the GSC.

President Christina Paxson unveiled a draft of her strategic plan, the document expected to shape her tenure at Brown. Herald file photo

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In Paxson’s strategic plan, first glimpses of U.’s future

September 19, 2013 5 comments

The draft of the plan emphasizes curricular innovation, graduate programs and growth downtown.

Poll: Faculty members name Graduate School as preferred U. priority

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Poll: Faculty members name Graduate School as preferred U. priority

April 24, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Faculty Poll

Over 15 percent of the faculty said financial aid should be prioritized, a Herald poll indicated.

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GSC supports expansion of ombuds office

April 4, 2013 0 comments

Divest Coal members also urged the council to support U. coal divestment.