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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.

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.

UCS Vice President William Zhou ’20 spoke to the general body during Wednesday’s meeting. At the meeting, he asked  Provost Locke about University support for departments that are moving slower under their DIAPs.

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Provost talks diversity in faculty hiring at UCS meeting

February 14, 2019 0 comments

Provost Richard Locke P’18 spoke to the Undergraduate Council of Students about diversity in faculty hiring at its general body meeting Wednesday evening. Locke discussed the University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction, and its Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in the context of faculty hiring.

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UCS elects new VP, chair of academic affairs

February 7, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elected Co-Chief of Staff William Zhou ’20 as its new vice president and Sofia Jimenez ’21, who served as the Council’s Communications Director, as its new chair of academic affairs in an internal election during its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

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UCS elects new Vice President, Chair of Academic Affairs

February 6, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elected William Zhou ’20, one of its chiefs of staff, to replace Camila Pelsinger ’20 as its vice president at its general body meeting this evening.

Pelsinger ’20: My time at UCS

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Pelsinger ’20: My time at UCS

February 5, 2019 0 comments

Serving as the Vice President of Brown’s Undergraduate Council of Students has been a joy and a privilege — one I will never forget. This semester I have a class, “AFRI 1030: Contesting the Carceral State,” that conflicts with UCS general body meetings and could not be accommodated logistically.

UCS organizes harm prevention trainings

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UCS organizes harm prevention trainings

February 4, 2019 0 comments

After passing the Campus of Consent Bill two years ago and making several revisions since, the Undergraduate Council of Students offered pilot trainings this fall that address harm prevention for representatives of Category III student groups.

UCS discusses updates to bias reporting system

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UCS discusses updates to bias reporting system

January 31, 2019 0 comments

During its first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates from Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity Shontay Delalue about a new bias incident reporting system her office hopes to launch by mid-February. Delalue explained the purpose and goals of the […]

UCS offers free airport shuttles to U. students over breaks

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UCS offers free airport shuttles to U. students over breaks

January 24, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students offered free shuttle rides to T.F. Green Airport for Thanksgiving and winter breaks and hopes to work with University administrators to make the shuttles a service for future breaks.

The Undergraduate Council of Students approved amendments to the Campus of Consent Bill and made preparations for the Title IX town hall tonight in its final general body meeting of the semester.

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UCS amends Campus of Consent Bill

December 6, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held its final general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, in which it unanimously amended the Campus of Consent Bill and brainstormed questions for tonight’s Title IX Town Hall.