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Reports of snow-related problems have noticeably increased from past years. Facilities has prioritized fixing problems such as leaks and floods.

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University buildings, pipes give in to winter weather

March 3, 2015 0 comments

Freezing cold temperatures and snow accumulations have affected a number of University buildings, including Graduate Center E, Diman House and T.F. Green.

Restrictions on the number of international applicants accepted to medical schools and the lack of financial aid limit options for students coming to study from abroad.

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International med school applicants face challenges

February 24, 2015 0 comments

With admission notification dates on the horizon, international applicants to med school likely have more to worry about than their domestic counterparts.

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Working group weighs pros, cons of winter term

February 23, 2015 1 comment

A working group comprising faculty, staff and students was launched this semester to discuss the implementation of a winter term at the University.

Even local businesses are getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit, adorning their window displays with hearts and other festive items.

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Campus embraces Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2015 2 comments

Valentine’s Day — the heart- and cherub-filled holiday that inspires love, dread and excuses for chocolate — is just around the corner.

The BEAR Day ceremony, held in Salomon 101 Tuesday, included a speech by President Christina Paxson P ’19 in which she thanked employees for their service and accomplishments.

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Ceremony recognizes staffers’ achievements

February 11, 2015 0 comments

The annual Brown Employee Appreciation and Recognition Day honored 38 staff members with Excellence Awards of up to $2,500.

Undergraduate and graduate students — including members of the organization Stand Up for Graduate Students — held a rally on the Main Green Tuesday. They braved the cold to voice demands for improving graduate students’  working and living conditions.

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Grad students rally for quality of life

February 4, 2015 2 comments

About 30 graduate and undergraduate students called for improvement in grad students’ working and living conditions at a rally Tuesday on the Main Green.

Teach-in explores freedom of speech

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Teach-in explores freedom of speech

January 29, 2015 2 comments

Since the 1960s, Charlie Hebdo has played a role in France’s “long history of satire,” said Youenn Kervennic, senior lecturer in French studies.

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Regular decision pool sees rise in diversity

January 22, 2015 0 comments

Approximately 30,360 students applied to the class of 2019, marking a slight increase from previous years.

President Christina Paxson will pilot virtual office hours through the Undergraduate Council of Students Facebook page next semester. Some students, though, said they would prefer access in person or via email.

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Paxson’s online office hours to commence in spring

December 2, 2014 3 comments

To increase interaction between students and the administration, President Christina Paxson is preparing to hold virtual office hours next semester.

With one wrong stroke on the paintings’ small surfaces, “a bush can accidentally become a tree,” said Craig Masten, an artist who participated in the Little Pictures Show. But while size constraints challenge artists, they offer positives for visitors, such as reasonable prices.

Arts & Culture

Little Pictures Show’s size constraints make for unbounded creativity

November 18, 2014 0 comments

The country’s oldest Little Pictures Show packed professional art into small and affordable packages.

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