Topic: UCS

President Paxson has voiced her opposition to the divestment movement before, stating that the University cannot wade into political stances and advocate on behalf of certain issues.

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Paxson answers UCS questions on divestment, admissions

April 25, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 presented on divestment and the national admissions scandal at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

UCS Vice President and President-elect William Zhou ’20 presented an amendement that would combine two UCS leadership positions.

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UCS amends bylaws, supports Disability Justice at Brown

April 11, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously passed an amendment adjusting its bylaws for its chair of appointments position, debated merging roles on its management and executive boards…

William Zhou ’20 (right) was elected UCS president Thursday night with 50.1 percent of the vote. Zhou currently serves as UCS vice president.

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Zhou ’20 elected UCS president

March 22, 2019 0 comments

William Zhou ’20 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Julian De Georgia ’20 was chosen as chair of the Undergraduate Finance Board in this year’s elections.

Candidates for positions on the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board debated topics such as transparency and campus engagement Sunday night.

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UCS, UFB candidates debate ahead of elections

March 18, 2019 0 comments

Candidates for top positions on the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board addressed topics including representation and inclusivity, transparency, campus engagement and the Brown Divest campaign during a debate Sunday night.

The University aims to hire a program coordinator for the Institute for Transformative Practice. The coordinator will work with existing communities  to facilitate support and healing to address harm within groups such as sororities, fraternities and athletic teams.

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University to hire transformative justice program coordinator

March 14, 2019 0 comments

At the Undergraduate Council of Students’ Wednesday general body meeting, Assistant Director for Community Dialogue and Campus Engagement Marc Peters spoke about the search for a program coordinator to develop and implement transformative justice models for conflict resolution.

UCS, UFB candidates announced

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UCS, UFB candidates announced

March 11, 2019 0 comments

Vanessa Garcia ’20.5, Melissa Lee ’20 and William Zhou ’20 are running for president of the Undergraduate Council of Students in this year’s UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections. Chair of Student Activities Alex Song ’20 and Appointments Chair Jason Carroll ’21 are in the race for UCS Vice President.

UCS votes to put referendum on ballot

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UCS votes to put referendum on ballot

March 7, 2019 0 comments

At its general body meeting Wednesday, the Undergraduate Council of Students voted to add a referendum proposed by the student coalition Brown Divest to the ballot for the upcoming UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections.

Undergraduate Council of Students, Undergraduate Finance Board candidates kick off election season

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Undergraduate Council of Students, Undergraduate Finance Board candidates kick off election season

March 1, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elections board held three information sessions this week for prospective candidates for UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board positions, marking the beginning of the UCS and UFB spring election process.

Brown Divest proposes referendum to UCS

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Brown Divest proposes referendum to UCS

February 28, 2019 0 comments

During the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening, student coalition Brown Divest gave a presentation to request that the council add a referendum to the UCS ballot for the upcoming March elections.

The UCS general body voted in favor of several Elections Code changes such as allowing students on leave or abroad to vote in elections.

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Undergraduate Council of Students approves changes to Elections Code

February 21, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously voted in favor of four changes to the UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board Elections Code and heard from a Project Let’s Erase the Stigma representative at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.