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Brown cancels international summer programs due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Brown cancels international summer programs due to COVID-19 pandemic

April 4, 2020 0 comments

The University canceled all international undergraduate travel and programming for the coming summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an April 2 Today@Brown announcement. 

The school has also postponed commencement for the class of 2020 to the weekend of Indigenous People's Day.

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RISD cancels on-campus summer programming

April 1, 2020 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design has canceled on-campus and in-person summer programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic. RISD’s commencement and graduate thesis show have also been postponed, according to an email from President Rosanne Somerson sent to students today.

Sarah Behn steps down as women’s basketball head coach

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Sarah Behn steps down as women’s basketball head coach

March 24, 2020 0 comments

Sarah Behn stepped down from her position as head coach of the women’s basketball team, the University announced yesterday in a press release.

Theresa May, a current member of Parliament, discussed her career and the challenges faced by modern political leaders.

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Former UK Prime Minister Theresa May discusses political polarization in talk

March 5, 2020 0 comments

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May spoke about Western values, political polarization and global challenges during her visit to the University March 4.

Stephen Porder, assistant provost for sustainability, outlined the University’s future operations to combat climate change as well as its steps to make environmental action more inclusive. A second meeting to discuss the plan will be held on March 2 by Brown Climate Action Now at 85 Waterman Street.

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Brown holds forum discussing Sustainability Report draft

February 27, 2020 0 comments

The University’s draft Strategic Sustainability Plan Report received feedback from community members who urged a greater focus on equity and climate justice at an open forum Wednesday.

In Sarah Behn’s tenure as head coach of the women’s basketball team, the Bears have accumulated an Ivy League record of 20-60, with a conference-winning percentage of 25.0 over that span.

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Brown University Band will not perform at women’s basketball games in protest of Head Coach

February 24, 2020 20 comments

The Brown University Band announced they will not be playing at women’s basketball home games for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season, citing allegations circulating about the conduct of women’s basketball Head Coach Sarah Behn.

Community Action Partnership of Providence’s food pantry returns after closing earlier this year due to health and safety concerns.

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CAPP pantry re-opens in downtown Providence

February 6, 2020 0 comments

An elderly woman, wrapped in layers of knitwear, pulls a duffel across the floor of the food pantry. She has trouble bending her knees, so an employee kneels to help fill the bag with corn flakes, pistachios, canned chickpeas, a black plastic bag filled with potatoes, onions and carrots.

Increased lighting,  signage and green spaces will improve 78 miles of the city’s roads, increasing accessibility, sustainability and safety.

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City strives for safer streets

January 28, 2020 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza remembers Providence streets as football fields, curbs as sidelines and basketball courts made with torn paper crates stuck to trees to make hoops.

Providence recently welcomed a new greenhouse run by hydroponic farming company Gotham Greens.

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New tech-driven greenhouse opens in downtown Providence

December 6, 2019 0 comments

Heads of lettuce cuddle together under a glass sky, warm in an artificial summer despite the snow and wind outside. The picturesque scene marked the opening ceremony for a new greenhouse in Providence run by a hydroponic farming company called Gotham Greens.

Charlie Kirk founded Turning Point USA in 2012 when he was 18 years old. Today, the group is represented on over 1500 American campuses.

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Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk to speak at University

December 3, 2019 0 comments

Charlie Kirk, the founder of the conservative student organization Turning Point USA, will speak at the University Dec. 11.

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