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Fitness instructors from the Jonathan Nelson ’77 Fitness Center have expressed concern that their assignments were ended as opposed to furloughed.

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Assignments for seasonal, intermittent workers terminated in troubled times

May 6, 2020 0 comments

While all of the University’s permanent staff workers have been able to keep their jobs, seasonal and intermittent employees — including programmers, seasonal cashiers and interns and fitness instructors and trainers — have not been as fortunate.

Employees for Brown Dining Services and the Department of Facilities Management continue to work on a rotating schedule to support those students still living on campus.

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Full-time, regular staff members still working while following public health guidelines

May 5, 2020 1 comment

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the livelihoods of millions of Americans, University staff members have had to adapt to changes in their work schedules and responsibilities.

Paxson, Locke discuss fall plans, budgeting at BUCC meeting

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Paxson, Locke discuss fall plans, budgeting at BUCC meeting

April 9, 2020 1 comment

President Christina Paxson P’19 recapped the financial and academic decisions made by the University in recent weeks in response to COVID-19 at a Brown University Community Council meeting April 8 over Zoom. Other administrators gave updates on student life, employment and the transition to remote learning.

Brown to continue to pay 81 percent of student workers after transition to remote operations

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Brown to continue to pay 81 percent of student workers after transition to remote operations

April 7, 2020 0 comments

The University will continue paying 81 percent of student workers as Brown transitions to remote learning, despite its recent announcement of $20 million in COVID-related expenses.

Mathew Johnson stepped down as executive director of the Swearer Center to assume a role as a senior fellow.

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Swearer Center executive director steps down

March 11, 2020 0 comments

Mathew Johnson, associate dean of the College for engaged scholarship and director of the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification, stepped down from his position as executive director of the Swearer Center March 1.

At the Brown University Community Council meeting March 10, President Christina Paxson P’19 discussed campus preparations in response to COVID-19, campus sustainability plans and the BrownTogether campaign.

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Paxson recaps COVID-19, sustainability, new housing at BUCC meeting

March 11, 2020 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 addressed community concerns regarding COVID-19 coronavirus at the Brown University Community Council meeting March 10.

The University began selling fossil fuel investments in Oct. 2017 and had sold off most of its fossil fuel portfolio by June 2018.

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Brown sells 90 percent of fossil fuel investments

March 4, 2020 0 comments

The University is in the process of selling all its direct investments in fossil fuels, President Christina Paxson P’19 wrote in a March 4 Today@Brown announcement. The letter also informed the community of the University’s new role as a founding partner of the Providence Resiliency Partnership.

On Feb. 20, “Transient Matter: Assemblages of Migration in the Mediterranean,” which includes a collection of objects left behind by migrants on the island of Levos in Greece, opened at the Haffenreffer Museum.

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New exhibit comes to Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

February 27, 2020 0 comments

A new exhibit, titled “Transient Matter: Assemblages of Migration in the Mediterranean,” opened at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology Feb. 20.

The Carnegie Center for the Advancement of Teaching recognized the community outreach efforts of the Swearer Center, including HOPE, a program that fights homelessness in Providence.

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Brown receives Carnegie community award

February 24, 2020 0 comments

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching designated the University as a recipient of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification Jan. 31.

Brown Students want more say in University financial policies

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Brown Students want more say in University financial policies

February 14, 2020 0 comments

According to the 2019 Undergraduate Council of Students Fall Poll Report, 73.8 percent of undergraduate students want more decision-making ability in the University’s gift-acceptance and investment policies.