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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities granted $172,000 to the Brown Judaic Studies Program, which will allow them to digitize works published in limited print editions.

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Judaic studies receives grant to make work more accessible

April 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Scholars from the University’s Judaic Studies program recently received a $172,000 grant that will enable the program to digitize academic works published in limited, often-inaccessible print editions, said Michael Satlow.

‘The Rise of China: Past, Present and Future’ featured professors Head, Nedostup, Steinfeld and Zheng. This installment of the University’s “Building on Distinction” series was moderated by Provost Locke on Monday.

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Interdisciplinary panel discusses China’s ‘Past, Present and Future’

March 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On Monday night, University professors came together to examine China through four distinct lenses: space exploration, environmental science, politics and history.

Provost Richard Locke also discussed the University’s tuition, saying that the University is still “in the middle of the pan” compared to peer institutions.

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Provost opposes Trump’s planned executive order

March 6, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In Tuesday’s faculty meeting, Provost Richard Locke P’18 criticized what he sees as government overreach in President Trump’s planned executive order to protect campus free speech.

Left to Right: Amitai Shenhav works on obstacles in cognitively demanding tasks. Brenda Rubenstein works on molecular and quantum computing. Kathryn Mann works on making math more accessible to students. Lorin Crawford works on genetic interactions and machine learning.

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Four University professors receive Sloan Foundation fellowship

February 28, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Four of the University’s assistant professors have received the Sloan Foundation fellowship to further their research in STEM or related fields. Fellowship recipients, who must hold a PhD equivalent, each received $70,000 to be used on their research in a two year period. The fellowship is one of “the most […]

Renovations made to 164 Angell St. promote collaboration among the departments housed within the building.

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Five University divisions move into renovated 164 Angell St.

February 20, 2019 Comments are Disabled

As the scaffoldings came off of the University’s newest completed construction project, a renovation of 164 Angell St., occupants from five different divisions across campus moved into the office space. The building now houses the Carney Institute for Brain Science, the Center for Computational Molecular Biology…

Dean of Faculty Kevin McLaughlin advocated establishing a reimagined center for language studies following a significant decrease in the study of language nationally over the past few years.

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University sees 20 percent drop in language enrollment

February 6, 2019 3 comments

Dean of the Faculty Kevin McLaughlin announced a new initiative to promote modern languages at the University in yesterday’s faculty meeting.

South Street Landing, a historical preservation project that was formerly a coal-fired factory, is now a University workspace.

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Move to South Street Landing improves staff experience

January 30, 2019 Comments are Disabled

South Street Landing, once a coal-fired factory in the Jewelry District, has transformed into an expansive workspace for the University.

UCS designated Turning Point USA as a category I student organization. It does not receive funding from the University but the club can fundraise and participate in student activities fairs.

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UCS approves chapter of national right-wing organization

December 5, 2018 1 comment

The Undergraduate Council of Students recently approved a campus chapter of Turning Point USA, a nonprofit that promotes “principles of freedom, free market and limited government” on college campuses, according to its website.

The event featured visual artist Julio Salgado (left), poet and writer Yosimar Reyes (middle) and DJ Sizzle Fantastic (right).

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Undocumented artists display resistance

November 7, 2018 1 comment

On Tuesday night, three artists took the stage at the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center for a frank and informal discussion about the joys and challenges of being undocumented.

The student council will be comprised of individuals nominated from various student groups and identity centers across campus.

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New Student Equity and Diversity Council announced

October 30, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity recently announced its intention to create a new Student Equity and Diversity Council, which will bring student perspectives to the office’s efforts to advance its institutional mission, wrote Shontay Delalue, vice president of OIED, in a community-wide email Oct. 16.