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Articles by Aubrey Li (22)

Second annual Love Data Week explores social good of data

News, Science & Research

Second annual Love Data Week explores social good of data

February 16, 2021 0 comments

The Office of the Vice President for Research and the University Library co-sponsored Brown’s Love Data Week, which was hosted online this year in the form of webinars and workshops during the week of Valentine’s Day.

Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative (NAISI) was launched in 2016 through student and faculty grassroot efforts in establishing a more robust institutional commitment to research and teaching on Native American and Indigenous peoples.

News, University News

Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative to launch new concentration within next two years

February 7, 2021 0 comments

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative is currently in the process of developing a new concentration, which it hopes to launch in Fall 2021 or Fall 2022, according to D. Rae Gould, associate director of the NAISI.

Students in the new MADE degree program are expected to find solutions to small and large-scale challenges through interdisciplinary approaches, combining industrial design and engineering.

News, University News

Brown collaborates with RISD to create new joint master’s program

November 4, 2020 0 comments

The University collaborated with the Rhode Island School of Design to launch a new joint master of arts in design engineering program, which will begin in the summer of 2021.

The virtual Meiklejohn advising program has adapted to individual student needs, presenting some challenges for first-years as they begin college.

News, University News

Meiklejohn Program remotely welcomes Brown’s first-years

October 21, 2020 0 comments

Although first-years will not arrive on College Hill until at least the spring semester due to the coronavirus pandemic, the University’s Meiklejohn Program is currently working remotely to prepare and mentor the class of 2024 for life at Brown.

Stephen Porder, recipient of the Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair Award, will research geologic processes driving ecosystem development at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris next year.

University News

Brown professor named Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair

October 5, 2020 0 comments

Professor Stephen Porder received the Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair Award to conduct research and teach at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris next year.

Students pre-registered for conversations with potential employers at the virtual career fair, which saw lower turnout than previous years.

University News

CareerLab hosts first virtual career fair on Handshake

September 30, 2020 0 comments

Twelve hundred students pre-registered for Brown’s Big Virtual Fall Career Fair, which was hosted by the CareerLab on  Handshake Wednesday afternoon.

Since April, the students and faculty on the Healthy Fall 2020 Task Force have held meetings to discuss how to reopen campus for the fall semester.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Brown’s Healthy Fall 2020 Task Force members outline experience, challenges

September 16, 2020 1 comment

In April, Brown created the Healthy Fall 2020 Task Force: a 14-person committee charged with giving high-level administrators recommendations for developing a public health plan for reopening in the fall. 

COVID-19 reshapes students’ summer plans

News, University News

COVID-19 reshapes students’ summer plans

June 4, 2020 0 comments

Earlier this year, Ryan Silverman ’23 had planned to spend his summer conducting research supported by his Undergraduate and Teaching Research Award. But due to restrictions posed by COVID-19, his research project in a bioelectronic lab quickly became infeasible.

Students express confusion about room, board reimbursements process

News, University News

Students express confusion about room, board reimbursements process

April 20, 2020 Comments are Disabled

After asking students to vacate campus to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the University committed to issuing credits or refunds for 50 percent of students’ room and board fees for the semester. 

Since most students evacuated campus and the University transitioned to remote learning in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, students have continued to debate the grading policy adopted by the University.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Students express mixed opinions on temporary grading policy, advocate for alternative systems

April 6, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Reflecting on notions of equity, choice and transparency in the context of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, students expressed mixed reactions to the temporary academic policy implemented by the University that will allow students to change their grade options from April 13 to May 1. 

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