Topic: Graduate students

Grad students voice concerns to new dean

University News

Grad students voice concerns to new dean

October 4, 2016 0 comments

Graduate students raised several concerns over lack of community, an insignificant role in faculty hiring and few avenues for student feedback on advisors.

Alum gains funding for water purification system company

Science & Research

Alum gains funding for water purification system company

September 23, 2016 0 comments

CEO of HMSolution Margaret Lengerich SCMIM’13 was awarded $50,000 Sept. 12 by the Slater Technology Fund for her water purification technology company.

University News

Grad students at private universities win right to unionize

August 23, 2016 0 comments

The NLRB ruled Tuesday that graduate students at Columbia qualify as employees of the institution and therefore have the right to unionize.

Aiming to find a middle ground between Department of Public Safety officers and Residential Peer Counselors, the University has hired grad students to patrol residence halls in order to reduce weekend noise and drinking.

University News

Grad students begin ResLife enforcement

September 17, 2015 2 comments

Graduate students have been hired to patrol first-year residence halls and program houses to reduce disturbances and increase alcohol safety on weekends.

University News

Sohn remembered for physics passion, supportive character

April 6, 2015 0 comments

A few weeks before he died, Hyoun Ju Sohn GS emailed the students in his physics lab and told them not to be too hard on themselves.

University News

BEST program propels aspiring admins

February 10, 2015 0 comments

The Brown Executive Scholars Training Program is an experience offered to 10 graduate students interested in learning more about university administration.

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.

University News

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.

Columns, Opinions

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.