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The Bruno Brief: a glimpse behind the scenes of Brown admissions

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The Bruno Brief: a glimpse behind the scenes of Brown admissions

April 4, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we peel back the curtain on Brown admissions during the COVID-19 pandemic. We talk to Senior Staff Writer Will Kubzansky, who spoke with two University admissions committees about how life has changed during a year of unprecedented applicant numbers and a public health crisis. 

James Scharfen was one of 30 graduates who graduated early to work clinically at either Lifespan or Care New England.

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Med school professors, grads look back on the past year of COVID-19

March 11, 2021 0 comments

For some, the past year has felt like a decade. For others, it has gone by in what feels like a few days. For the professors and recent Alpert Medical School graduates who were drafted to work on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the months since the pandemic started have been anything but easy.

Two seniors launch new buying and selling platform, Zaar

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Two seniors launch new buying and selling platform, Zaar

February 24, 2021 0 comments

Two months ago, Kaitlyn Cook ’21 posted several of her unused household items — dresses, a toaster, a Brita filter, rugs and more — on the “Brown University Buying and Selling” Facebook page. With more than 8,000 members, she figured she’d be able to sell the items easily. But days […]

Teaching and quarantining under the same roof

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Teaching and quarantining under the same roof

February 11, 2021 0 comments

When the University decided to send students home and make classes virtual back in March, not only did students have to adapt to new learning environments, but professors, particularly those married to each other, had to adjust to teaching classes from their homes.

Faculty, students reflect on undergraduate certificate programs

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Faculty, students reflect on undergraduate certificate programs

February 1, 2021 0 comments

Almost two years ago, the certificate program was introduced to the University’s curriculum. Since the start of this academic year, when the first two certificates opened, 20 certificates declared in either data science or entrepreneurship have been approved, according to Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01.