Topic: SEAS

Students expressed concerns about the meal plan accommodation process at the Undergraduate Council of Students general body meeting.

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UCS discusses meal plan accommodation process

October 17, 2019 0 comments

Students expressed concerns to Brown Dining Services administrators about how the University has handled meal plan accommodation requests at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Kramer ’20: Brown is accessible, but not enough

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Kramer ’20: Brown is accessible, but not enough

September 18, 2019 0 comments

There is a lot of rhetoric about increased awareness of social injustices on Brown’s campus.

Disability Justice at Brown and the Undergraduate Council of Students pushed for the $50,000 project. Though the space will officially open for use in the third week of September, DJAB is currently conducting a soft opening in order to gather feedback on the space.

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New Disability Study Space to open later this month

September 18, 2019 0 comments

The newly completed Disability Study Space is set to open in the third week of September, bringing neurodiverse students a room with everything from sound-proofed walls to standing desks.

Associate Dean and Director Catherine Axe ‘87 formerly led Student and Employee Accessibility Services, which provides accommodations for members of the University community.

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Former associate dean and director of SEAS steps down

April 23, 2019 0 comments

Former Associate Dean and Director of Student and Employee Accessibility Services Catherine Axe ’87 left the University in March to “pursue a wonderful leadership opportunity” at Johns Hopkins University…

Editorial: SEAS reporting system is an opportunity for a more equitable community

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Editorial: SEAS reporting system is an opportunity for a more equitable community

February 14, 2019 0 comments

On Dec. 18, the Undergraduate Council of Students announced the launch of the new Student and Employee Accessibility Services reporting system via email to the student body.

CAAC increases student involvement

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CAAC increases student involvement

February 13, 2019 0 comments

Following the release of the 2018 Annual Report on the University’s Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, the Campus Access Advisory Committee has taken steps to restructure itself to increase student and faculty representation within the group.

The Undersgraduate Council of Students, headed by President Shanzé Tahir ’19, met in small groups Wednesday night to discuss upcoming projects for the school year. These projects include organizing a Title IX town hall and creating an award to recognize informal advisors.

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UCS outlines, brainstorms committee projects for next year

September 26, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students introduced some of the initiatives its committees will work on this academic year at its general body meeting Wednesday night.

In an effort to make the University’s campus more accessible, Student and Employee Accessibility Services has advocated for renovations to Wilson Hall on the Main Green. Those changes began last fall.

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University addresses student accessibility concerns

February 15, 2018 0 comments

Following the implementation of the University’s Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan and the creation of departmental and administrative DIAPs, the University has demonstrated progress in addressing accessibility-related issues on campus, said Catherine Axe.

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Sauber ’20: The irony of SEAS’ inaccessibility

March 7, 2017 1 comment

Before coming to Brown, I had never felt discriminated against as a result of my disability.

Though Wilson received a full exterior renovation five years ago, the new update will make the interior more accessible, which is particularly urgent given the high volume of foot traffic in the building.

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Watson, Wilson to be renovated for space, accessibility

October 7, 2016 0 comments

Several buildings across campus have been slated to receive significant upgrades, said Vice President for Facilities Management Stephen Maiorisi.