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Articles by Jack Walker (57)

In the coming spring, the newly-elected trustees will partake in approving a new budget for Fiscal Year 2023

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Brown Corporation names three new fellows, seven new trustees

June 13, 2021 0 comments

The Corporation — the University’s highest-governing body — elected three new members to its Board of Fellows and seven new members to its Board of Trustees during its annual spring meeting in May, according to a June 1 news release.

The future of online learning at Brown

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The future of online learning at Brown

June 7, 2021 0 comments

Since March 2020, the student experience at the University has been largely relegated to Zoom meetings and recorded lectures. But the novel prevalence of online technology in the University curriculum has provided a chance for the University to examine how it educates and challenges faculty and students alike.

“Cyclopedia Exotica” is Dhaliwal’s second full-length graphic novel.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

“Cyclopedia Exotica” looks at microaggressions, marginalization from a one-eyed perspective

June 1, 2021 1 comment

From the one-eyed point of view of the Cyclops, Aminder Dhaliwal’s graphic novel “Cyclopedia Exotica” examines topics ranging from relationships and community building to microaggressions and casual bigotry, all planted in a world where Cyclopes and human “Two-Eyes” live among one another.

The University said community members should treat the summer as a "transition period," during which campus policies may continue to shift.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

U. reduces COVID-19 testing frequency, updates mask-wearing, social distancing guidelines

May 27, 2021 5 comments

The University announced “significant changes” to its COVID-19 guidelines that will “enable increased campus activities” in response to improving public health conditions both on campus and across the state, according to a Thursday email from Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 MA’06.

Brown students create Trainsolo app for customized soccer drills

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Brown students create Trainsolo app for customized soccer drills

May 20, 2021 0 comments

When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck Brown’s campus in March 2020, Abby Carchio ’20 and Alex Cooper-Hohn ’23.5 found themselves isolated on campus without access to the coaching and soccer practices essential to their careers as student athletes.

A national search led by Paxson will be held to find Chernow’s successor later this year.

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Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Barbara Chernow ’79 announces retirement

May 16, 2021 0 comments

Barbara Chernow ’79, executive vice president for finance and administration, will retire from the University this September, according to a May 12 University press release. After more than 30 years working in administrative positions in education, Chernow returned to Brown in 2o15. She spent the past six years leading the […]

Davis served as a facilitator in the Critical Consciousness Reading Group, served as a staff resource to student leaders of the Black Student Union from 2018 to 2019 and joined the founding board for BeingBlack@Brown.

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Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis to leave U. for independent K-12 school

May 12, 2021 0 comments

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis will leave the University in June to become assistant head of an independent K-12 school, according to a May 6 announcement from Russell Carey ’91 MA’06, executive vice president for planning and policy.

Bargaining Committee members unsatisfied with 2.5 percent increase offered by the University.

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Seeking wage increase, over 80 attend GLO community forum

April 18, 2021 1 comment

“Raises, Rights & Respect,” read many of the Zoom backgrounds of the more than 80 graduate student workers and community members who attended the Graduate Labor Organization’s virtual bargaining room packing during negotiations with the University April 15.

University Shuttle drivers have navigated new routes to facilitate easy travel around, to and from the de-densified campus.

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Brown University Shuttle drivers navigate new routes during spring semester

April 8, 2021 0 comments

On weeknights, Brown University Shuttle driver Danilo Paulino takes buses of students back and forth between downtown Providence and Brown’s campus on College Hill, each passenger masked and seated six feet apart from the next.

"We didn’t know if we could come back from this,” said Sabrina Uribe Ruggiero of the Montessori Community School.

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Local child care services adapt to pandemic

April 8, 2021 0 comments

Rhode Island schools and child care organizations bore the brunt of reworking their programming, looking for ways to both serve these families’ needs and maintain some profit with an unprecedented inability to offer in-person services.

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