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‘Jockapella’ receives UCS approval

February 10, 2011 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elected an Ivy Council liaison and approved the formation of four new student groups, including “Jockapella,” last night. UCS invited its members to consider serving as the body’s representative to the Ivy Council. Leah Bromberg ’11, who currently serves on the Academic and Administrative Affairs committee, ran for the position pointing to her experiences with both UCS and Ivy Council. In addition to having attended Ivy Council conferences and summits, she was a member of the group’s policy committee last year.

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Disability services to change name

February 3, 2011 0 comments

Disability Support Services will change its name to Student and Employee Accessibility Services at the end of the current academic year in hopes of increasing its presence on campus, according to Catherine Axe, director of the office. General misunderstanding of its services has prevented members of the Brown community from fully utilizing the office’s resources, Axe said at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ meeting last night.

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Simmons hobnobs with global elite

January 28, 2011 0 comments

This week, for the fourth year in a row, President Ruth Simmons is joining global leaders from business, politics and other fields at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The event, which began Jan. 26 and ends Jan. 30, allows Simmons to develop relationships with university presidents and social entrepreneurs, as well as brainstorm initiatives that could bring change to the academic scene, she wrote from Davos in an e-mail to The Herald.

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RISD brings art downtown for sale, display

December 3, 2010 0 comments

A small contemporary art show at 210 Westminster St. in downtown Providence has given students at the Rhode Island School of Design an opportunity to display their work to the greater community.


No Ivy soccer tourney on horizon

December 2, 2010 0 comments

The men’s soccer team was ranked No. 22 in the country at the end of the regular season and finished in the top 16 in the postseason tournament. But with a regular-season record of 11-3-3 (3-3-1 Ivy League), the Bears had no guarantee they would be invited to the 48-team NCAA tournament at the end of the year.

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Number of history concentrators falls

November 1, 2010 0 comments

The number of students concentrating in history has sharply declined over the past few years, according to Nancy Jacobs, director of undergraduate studies in the Department of History.

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New TA pay plan sparks protests from CS department

October 28, 2010 0 comments

The Department of Computer Science has implemented a new compensation policy for undergraduate teaching assistants in response to a University-wide review of undergraduate student employment practices, said Donald Schanck, assistant vice president and University controller.

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GISPs gain student support

October 26, 2010 0 comments

As the Nov. 5 deadline for Group Independent Study Project proposals nears, students are busy again creating syllabi, advertising to their peers and recruiting faculty members to sponsor them.

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In talk, Rose dissects a ‘new racism’

October 8, 2010 0 comments

Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Tricia Rose MA’87 PhD’93 urged students and colleagues to question the idea of a colorblind society in a lecture Thursday night.

Award will fund prof’s research, e-book

September 30, 2010 0 comments

Professor of International Studies James Der Derian was awarded the Berlin Prize in June by the American Academy in Berlin to conduct semester-long research on a controversial method used by the U.S. military to fight in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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