Emma currently serves as a university news editor and poll coordinator at The Herald. In previous semesters, she was a senior staff writer covering the faculty, staff and campus planning beats. Emma is a public policy and economics concentrator from McLean, Virginia who enjoys podcasts, running, cinnamon gum, and coffee.

Articles by Emma Harris (50)

University News

Sohn remembered for physics passion, supportive character

April 6, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A few weeks before he died, Hyoun Ju Sohn GS emailed the students in his physics lab and told them not to be too hard on themselves.

Providence Police officers taped off the area between the Sciences Library and the Center for Information Technology after Hyoun Ju Sohn GS fell.

University News

Grad student dies after fall from SciLi

April 1, 2015 18 comments

Hyoun Ju Sohn GS died Tuesday morning after falling through a 12th floor window of the Sciences Library.

University News

This Week in Higher Ed: March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Individuals from China will soon be eligible for Rhodes Scholarships, the New York Times reported Monday.

In light of recent activism surrounding his father’s service on the Corporation’s Board of Trustees, the student accused of administering GHB to two female students has been harassed and left campus for the weekend.

University News

Debate intensifies over Brown’s handling of GHB, sexual assault cases

March 9, 2015 20 comments

Many students have reacted with frustration and anger toward the University following new revelations in the date-rape drug and sexual assault cases.

Higher Ed, University News

This Week in Higher Ed: Feb. 25, 2015

February 25, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Drug overdoses hospitalize 12 at Wesleyan. U. of Illinois student charged with movie-inspired sexual assault. Three injured in Bethune-Cookman shooting.

The University closed twice in two weeks due to historic snowfall. Open days are filled with obstacles for students with accessibility concerns.

University News

Severe snow challenges campus accessibility

February 10, 2015 3 comments

Intense winter conditions present challenges to students with mobility concerns, and many University efforts have been thwarted by unforeseen circumstances

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, endorsed a 7.5 percent uptick in the standard room rate at its triannual gathering.

University News

Corp. greenlights 4.4 percent tuition jump

February 9, 2015 22 comments

The Corporation approved a 4.4 percent increase in tuition and fees next academic year, elevating the total undergraduate cost of U. attendance to $62,046.

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This Week in Higher Ed: Jan. 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Yale police officers held junior Tahj Blow at gunpoint Jan. 24, wrote his father Charles Blow in a Jan. 26 New York Times column.

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Undergrads question new alcohol policy

January 22, 2015 16 comments

Following ban on alcohol service at residence hall parties, students have expressed support for emphasis on student safety and sexual assault prevention.

Faculty whiteness complicates the classroom

University News

Faculty whiteness complicates the classroom

December 4, 2014 14 comments
This article is part of the series Pervasive Prejudice

As leaders of classroom discussion, pedagogues and advisers, faculty members often must navigate their students’ beliefs and backgrounds.

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