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Out of 1,600+ applicants, SPRINT awards 476 students funding for remote summer research opportunities

By July 1, 2020

In total, 476 students received a Brown Connect Collaborative SPRINT award as part of a University initiative to fund remote student research opportunities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

New motion in 1998 Title IX suit alleges Brown violated settlement with recent varsity demotions

By June 29, 2020

Amy Cohen ’92 and a group of 12 other plaintiffs — all female athletes who collectively sued the University in 1998 for violating Title IX legislation protecting gender equity in athletics — are challenging the University in court for allegedly violating the terms of the original settlement.

Paxson discusses national issues impacting College Hill at faculty meeting

By June 28, 2020

President Christina Paxson P’19 discussed the recent federal actions and national issues, reaffirming the University’s support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Black Lives Matter movement and LGBTQ+ rights during Tuesday’s special faculty meeting.

Students will continue to demand Brown cut ties with Warren Kanders following Safariland tear gas divestment

By June 28, 2020

Safariland Group — a company led by University alum and donor Warren Kanders ’79 P’23 — announced June 9 that it will divest from its Defense Technology and Monadnock divisions, which are responsible for producing crowd-control weapons such as tear gas.

Brown faculty governance modified at special faculty meeting

By June 26, 2020

At Tuesday’s special faculty meeting, attendees passed a motion to create the Procedural Integrity Committee, which will take over responsibilities regarding denials of promotion, tenure and reappointment from the Committee on Faculty Equity and Diversity.