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Articles by Caroline Nash (9)

In lieu of on-campus visits, the Brown Admissions Office is offering virtual information sessions and tours led by admissions officers and current students. These online alternatives are offered on a nearly daily basis through the platforms YouVisit and Slate.

News, University News

Brown turns to virtual touring for current admission cycle

October 20, 2020 3 comments

Despite the University’s cancellation of on-campus tours for this year, many prospective students and their families are finding ways to get a sense of Brown’s campus and learn more about the school.

The Brown Center for Students of Color serves as an additional resource to cultural student organizations adapting to the online format of social events and community building.

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Cultural groups at Brown forge connections online

October 12, 2020 0 comments

As the pandemic continues to restrict in-person social interaction, cultural student groups are turning to Zoom and social media to maintain community and build connections with new members. 

Dean of Admissions Logan Powell proposes applicant video portfolios, online alumni panels and Admission conversations with past alumni interviewers as alternatives to pre-COVID interviews.

News, University News

Brown suspends Alumni Interview Program for 2020-21 admission cycle

September 17, 2020 8 comments

The University will suspend its Alumni Interview Program for the 2020-21 admission cycle, Dean of Admission Logan Powell announced in a Sept. 10 email to past alumni interviewers. 

66 percent of students accept admission to Brown in record high year

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66 percent of students accept admission to Brown in record high year

September 10, 2020 1 comment

The admission yield rate for the class of 2024 reached a record high 66 percent, a 5 percent increase from the previous year, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Phi Beta Kappa elects 110 seniors

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Phi Beta Kappa elects 110 seniors

May 7, 2020 0 comments

On April 19 and 20, 110 seniors were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, wrote Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley ’75 in an email to The Herald.

In wake of COVID-19, three Brown students create ‘Intern from Home’

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

In wake of COVID-19, three Brown students create ‘Intern from Home’

April 19, 2020 0 comments

Amidst the growing threat of COVID-19 coronavirus, which has prompted an exodus of students from their college campuses across the country, three University undergraduates came up with an idea to help students gain work experience and give startup companies an extra set of hands.

Phi Beta Kappa honor society inductees discuss $135 initiation fee

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Phi Beta Kappa honor society inductees discuss $135 initiation fee

March 12, 2020 0 comments

Admission to one of the nation’s most prestigious honor societies comes with a hefty price tag. University juniors and seniors elected to the Rhode Island Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa are asked to pay a one-time initiation fee in order to officially accept an invitation.

Phi Beta Kappa elects 40 members of junior class

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Phi Beta Kappa elects 40 members of junior class

February 26, 2020 0 comments

On Feb. 12, 2020, 40 members of the class of 2021 were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, as stated in a letter from the Secretary of the Rhode Island Alpha of Phi Beta Kappa and Professor Emeritus of French Studies Henry Majewski.

Graduate Center Bar, Brown Student Agencies to host bartending classes

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Graduate Center Bar, Brown Student Agencies to host bartending classes

February 4, 2020 0 comments

Brown Student Agencies will partner with the Graduate Center Bar to host regular two-hour bartending classes for students 21 and older on Saturdays throughout the semester, according a BSA press release. The $60 classes will be taught in the GCB by GCB bartenders.