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English, Lit. Arts face high course demand

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English, Lit. Arts face high course demand

February 13, 2019 0 comments

During the first few days of shopping period, it’s not unusual to find students crammed into a small classroom, leaning against the walls and windows, sitting on the floor and even waiting in the hallway outside. In many cases, these students are shoppers trying to claim spots in an introductory writing course.

The UCS Vice President, who worked to develop pathways to address harm on campus, plans to continue collaborating with UCS.

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UCS Vice President to resign

February 6, 2019 0 comments

Camila Pelsinger ’20 plans to resign as vice president of the Undergraduate Council of Students with an email statement to the general body ahead of tonight’s UCS meeting. Mar Weiss ’20, chair of academic affairs, also plans to resign today.

In Sayles Hall, students talked to representatives from non-profit, education and public sectors at the Common Good Internship and Job Fair, organized by the Swearer Center and CareerLAB.

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CareerLAB hosts internship, job fair

January 31, 2019 0 comments

Students gathered in Sayles Hall Wednesday for the sixth annual Common Good Internship and Job Fair. Hosted by CareerLAB, the event aimed to connect students with employment and internship opportunities in the nonprofit, education and public service sectors.

The University has to pay $75 to the compost collecting facility for every contaminated compost bin, according to DeeAnn Guo’21, a member of SCRAP and an employee at the Office of Sustainability.

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University removes compost bins due to contamination concerns

January 31, 2019 0 comments

After returning from summer break, students noticed that some of their favorite dining halls were missing a previous staple: compost bins.

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UCS supports survivors of sexual violence

October 4, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held a workshop on how to have mindful conversations about sexual violence and support survivors in place of its usual Wednesday evening general body meeting.

The second general body meeting of the Graduate Student Council this year discussed changes to grievance procedures and reported on the board’s various meetings with University administrators.

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Grad student council reviews grievance procedure

October 4, 2018 0 comments

At its second general body meeting of the semester, the Graduate Student Council listened to a presentation on a new draft of the Graduate Student Grievance Procedure and the executive board’s report on its meeting with Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes on graduate student housing.

In the past, B-Lab program has largely taken place in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts. If the Nelson Center’s new space at 249 Thayer St. is ready by next summer, the program will switch locations accordingly.

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B-Lab encourages, facilitates student entrepreneurship

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Students and recent graduates looking to address problems — from simplifying the process of applying for citizenship to improving the modern sticky bra — found homes for their entrepreneurial ventures in the University’s Breakthrough Lab this summer.

Graduate school task force improves advising resources

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Graduate school task force improves advising resources

September 12, 2018 0 comments

Anne is having a difficult time. Working as a teaching assistant and finishing another chapter of her dissertation is taking a toll on her.

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UCS, UFB candidates commence campaigns

March 15, 2018 0 comments

Shanzé Tahir ’19 and Fabrice Guyot-Sionnest ’20 will compete to become the next president of the Undergraduate Council of Students in next week’s elections, UCS announced yesterday.

The University hopes that offering new MFA scholarships for acting and directing will diversify the incoming class and minimize student debt.

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University to provide scholarships covering MFA tuition

March 2, 2018 0 comments

The University will provide scholarships to cover full tuition for all future and returning students in the Brown/Trinity Rep Master of Fine Arts programs in Acting and Directing beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.