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Students’ residence halls are gradually being repopulated as students return to campus. RPLs work to promote health and safety in the on-campus community.

News, University News

RPLs plan for atypical dorm experience this fall semester

September 20, 2020 1 comment

For Natalia Brown ’23, the decision to return as an in-person Residential Peer Leader was not an easy one. When the University announced its phased opening plan, she considered pulling out of the RPL program entirely. “It was almost too much stress,” Brown said.

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Brown to welcome undergraduate students back to campus for in-person classes

September 10, 2020 3 comments

Brown will welcome back more undergraduates to its residence halls and hold some in-person classes this fall, President Christina Paxson P’19 wrote in an email to the Brown community Thursday, Sept. 10. 

Balancing daily life, academics and public health concerns with the potential undergraduate return to campus, graduate students navigate unprecedented circumstances this fall.

News, University News

Graduate students worry about safety as fall semester begins, more students return

September 9, 2020 0 comments

Graduate students entering the fall semester are concerned about access to campus resources and safety, especially with the looming return of some of the undergraduate population.

Convocation keynote address discusses ‘new normal’ in Brown ethics

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Convocation keynote address discusses ‘new normal’ in Brown ethics

September 8, 2020 0 comments

In his keynote address at the University’s 257th Opening Convocation, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Andre C. Willis discussed the “new normal” in daily life and ethics during this time of global unrest — a new normal reflected in the University’s first-ever convocation to occur entirely online.

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New course matching process for registration causes student frustration

September 8, 2020 0 comments

When Cici Osias ’23 opened Courses@Brown on Aug. 16, she was confused and worried. She found that she hadn’t been registered for any of the courses in her primary cart, despite the fact that some of the capped courses she had selected were still listing available seats. 

Faculty re-adjust courses following changes to Brown’s initial reopening plan

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Faculty re-adjust courses following changes to Brown’s initial reopening plan

August 15, 2020 3 comments

When President Christina Paxson P’19 announced Aug. 11 that all undergraduate classes would be taught fully online until at least Oct. 5, faculty members, like students, were tasked with reimagining what the fall semester would look like. 

Brown undergraduate classes will be fully online until at least Oct. 5

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Brown undergraduate classes will be fully online until at least Oct. 5

August 11, 2020 1 comment

All undergraduate courses will be taught remotely until the week of October 5, according to the Healthy Brown website.

CS professors, students plan for online instruction

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

CS professors, students plan for online instruction

July 28, 2020 1 comment

In early spring, before COVID-19 had officially been deemed a pandemic and the semester moved online, the University’s Department of Computer Science was one of the first to begin moving its operations online.

Out of 1,600+ applicants, SPRINT awards 476 students funding for remote summer research opportunities

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Out of 1,600+ applicants, SPRINT awards 476 students funding for remote summer research opportunities

July 1, 2020 1 comment

In total, 476 students received a Brown Connect Collaborative SPRINT award as part of a University initiative to fund remote student research opportunities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

FarmLink, co-founded by Aidan Reilly ’21, buys surplus produce from farmers and delivers it to food banks to minimize waste and offer support in a time of economic uncertainty.

COVID-19 Updates, Metro, News

Brown students lead food redistribution efforts amidst pandemic

May 23, 2020 3 comments

In recent months, Brown students have been leading a nationwide food redistribution effort to help farms whose usual supply chains have been disrupted.

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