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The University’s Ad Hoc Committee on Promoting Financial Health and Sustainability released its final recommendations Oct. 1, providing guidance in five categories intended to give the University increased opportunities to make “strategic investments in academic excellence” and work to eliminate ...

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The University’s Ad Hoc Committee on Promoting Financial Health and Sustainability released its final recommendations Oct. 1, providing guidance in five categories intended to give the University increased opportunities to make “strategic investments in academic excellence” and work to eliminate ...



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The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America partnered with the Office of the Provost to host the first event of the year of the University’s “Race & in America” series Tuesday, a webinar titled “Race & Inequality in America.”


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Co-founder of the Death Positive movement Sarah Chavez visited Brown virtually Monday evening, kicking off a three-part event series the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is holding in honor of Día de los Muertos, which is celebrated Nov. 1 and 2. 


McGough ’23: To get transit rolling, get rid of cars

Only a few American cities sport a metro system worth writing home about. Any outsider who has ridden the train to get around Chicago, Boston or Washington, D.C. will attest that the experience is charming, somehow evocative of both a rustic yesteryear before cars and a soon-attainable urban future. ...




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New faculty transition from virtual to in-person teaching

For any recently hired faculty member, adjusting to a completely new work environment and connecting with their department and students are never easy tasks. And for anyone hired within the last year and a half, this transition has been made even more challenging by the pandemic, which has necessitated ...


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Student enrollment in Korean language and culture classes increases

The number of students enrolled in both Korean language and culture courses at the University has increased in the past decade despite the small size of Korean studies and language staff.  This trend is more pronounced among non-heritage students, who now outnumber the traditionally larger number ...


Gordon Ernst ’89 pleads guilty to Varsity Blues bribery charges

Gordon Ernst ’89, a former tennis coach at Georgetown University who was offered a coaching position at Brown in 2016, pleaded guilty to accepting more than $3 million related to the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal on Monday in federal court. The list of charges includes conspiracy to commit ...



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“Titane,” absurdist violence and human vulnerability

“Titane” begins with young Alexia (Adèle Guigue) glowering at her father, making engine revving noises and kicking the back of the driver’s seat with an inexplicable hatred. Her father finally snaps and whips around to discipline the child, losing control of the vehicle in the process. Without ...


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Volleyball loses undefeated streak and first Ivy League match to Yale

The women’s volleyball team (14-4, 7-1 Ivy) lost its first Ivy League match of the season at home to Yale (12-5, 5-3 Ivy) after winning its first seven conference matches. Yale took the first two sets, but Brown came back to tie the match at two sets apiece. In the final set, the Bears fended off ...


Football wins at Cornell on last-minute touchdown

The football team (2-4) claimed its first victory against Ivy League competition in dramatic fashion against Cornell Saturday. With 29 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter and Brown trailing by three, Graham Walker ’24 scored the game-winning touchdown to give the Bears a 49-45 victory.


Men’s basketball team returns to the court for 2021-22 season

The men’s basketball team has not stepped on the court for official competition since March 7, 2020. They will finally return in just over two weeks to compete for their first Ivy League men’s basketball tournament bid. On Nov. 9, the team is set to host Salve Regina University to tip off the 2021-22 ...


Women’s soccer defeats No. 16 Harvard in 1-0 thriller

In a nail-biting game between two Ivy League powerhouses, the women’s soccer team (9-3, 4-0 Ivy) defeated nationally-ranked No. 16 Harvard (9-1-1, 3-1 Ivy) Saturday in Cambridge in a tightly-contested 1-0 match. The victory makes the Bears the only Ivy League team still undefeated in conference play ...






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