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.

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Research indicates persistent rape culture, Orchowski says

November 19, 2014 13 comments

Lecturing to about 70 community members, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Lindsay Orchowski discussed the prevalence of rape culture.

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U. launches initiative to assist internship hunt

November 13, 2014 Comments are Disabled

BrownConnect, the University’s new initiative for students to find internships and research opportunities through alums and parents, launched Thursday.

Cohort tenure rate drops 20 percentage points

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Cohort tenure rate drops 20 percentage points

November 7, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The University’s cohort tenure rate has declined 20 percent, from 81 percent for those hired in 1999-2000 to 61 percent for those hired in 2005-06.

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Paxson aims to double underrepresented minorities on faculty

November 5, 2014 6 comments

President Paxson announced at a faculty meeting that she aims to double the percentage of underrepresented minority faculty members within the next decade.

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Ruth Simmons inaugurates Slavery and Justice Center

October 25, 2014 1 comment

Former President Ruth Simmons spoke on the role of universities in recognizing human rights violations at the Slavery and Justice Center opening Friday.

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U. restricts travel due to threat of Ebola

October 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Due to the recent Ebola outbreak, the University is placing restrictions on travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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Annenberg director to step down at end of year

October 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Warren Simmons will leave his position as executive director of the University’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform June 30.

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Faculty, Paxson discuss response to Ray Kelly report

October 8, 2014 6 comments

Faculty members and administrators debated the University’s response to the Reports on the Events of October 29 at Tuesday’s faculty meeting.

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Alum panel discusses future of journalism

September 29, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Disruptions to journalism’s business model and media’s heightened polarization present challenges, two alum media veterans said at a panel Saturday.

Recent changes to Counseling and Psychological Services, including new hires to diversify staff, are “a good first step” toward addressing student concerns, said UCS President Maahika Srinivasan ’15.

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CAPS to add staff, expand outreach to students of color

September 29, 2014 1 comment

Counseling and Psychological Services has made several new targeted hires and will offer a support group for students of color.

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