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Articles by Benjamin Pollard (50)

Jha purposely used multiple different forms of communication, from Twitter to television, to reach a broader audience when discussing the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dean Jha named one of World’s 50 Greatest Leaders

July 18, 2021 0 comments

While an undergraduate at Columbia studying economics — long before he would be named one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune Magazine — Ashish Jha, dean of the School of Public Health, was a pre-med student in part because his parents “really wanted” him to go to medical school.

Metro Roundup, July 7

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Metro Roundup, July 7

July 7, 2021 0 comments

Gov. Dan McKee vetoed a renewable energy bill that would have placed millions of dollars in costs of wind and solar projects onto ratepayers rather than developers, according to The Providence Journal.

Metro Roundup, Jun. 18

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Metro Roundup, Jun. 18

June 17, 2021 0 comments

Rhode Island legislators unveiled a $13.1 billion proposed state budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year, WPRI reported. The budget, which exceeds the $11.2 billion proposal from Gov. Dan McKee by roughly $2 billion, includes increases in spending for education and social services in the Ocean State.

Alex enjoyed music and literature, highlighting his love for California and Los Angeles in his writing.

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Alex Barry ’20 remembered as creative, caring, ambitious

May 17, 2021 0 comments

Alexander Barry ’20, a passionate writer and caring friend with a love for music, movies and literature passed away from Ewing Sarcoma Jan. 12.

The summer Quiet Period was previously shortened to seven days from the original 14-day Quiet Period implemented during the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters.

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Brown ends Quiet Period early at start of summer term

May 15, 2021 0 comments

The University ended Quiet Period today, three days early for students who arrived on campus from May 9 to 11 for the summer semester, according to a Saturday email from Associate Vice Presidents for Campus Life Vanessa Britto MMSc’96 and Koren Bakkegard.

Alumni Relations will also run regional events next year for the class of 2020.

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University announces class of 2020 in-person Commencement

May 6, 2021 0 comments

The University will host a delayed in-person Commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 either this fall, in either September or October 2021 or over Memorial Day weekend in May 2022, according to an email from President Christina Paxson P’19 to members of the class of 2020.

Zooming through senior year and into adulthood

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Zooming through senior year and into adulthood

May 1, 2021 0 comments

For many seniors, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the shape of their college experience, and for all, it has reshaped the world they will enter after they graduate.

Graduates reflect on hybrid Commencement

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Graduates reflect on hybrid Commencement

April 28, 2021 0 comments

Graduating seniors in the class of 2021 will conclude their time at Brown with a hybrid Commencement May 2, capping off over a year of virtual classes, social distancing and navigating a global pandemic.

Emma Mary Woolley, one of the University's earliest female students, left behind a legacy of empowerment, embodied in the victories of her students, family and friends.

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The life and career of Mary Emma Woolley, one of Brown’s first female graduates

April 8, 2021 1 comment

“I must be effective, but not aggressive; womanly but not womanish; equal to social obligations but always on hand for the business ones,” Mary Emma Woolley 1895 wrote to her life partner Jeanette Marks on April 22, 1932.

Among other goals, in DIAP Phase II the University plans to increase the number of students from historically underrepresented groups.

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University announces Phase II of Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

April 1, 2021 2 comments

Five years after the release of the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, the University is launching Phase II of the plan. Phase II reiterates the DIAP’s central goals while outlining new actions aimed specifically at increasing equity and inclusion in the community. Phase II does not replace the DIAP but […]

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