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Articles by Jack Walker (27)

New course matching process for registration causes student frustration

News, University News

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.

College students offer support for K-12 students in time of crisis

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College students offer support for K-12 students in time of crisis

May 5, 2020 0 comments

Some University students are taking time out of their own remote education to help younger students as they adjust to learning outside the school building during a pandemic. 

Graduate Student Council petitions for extra year of funding for master’s, PhD students

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Graduate Student Council petitions for extra year of funding for master’s, PhD students

April 16, 2020 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council has petitioned for an extra year of funding to extend graduate programs, citing instability caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic. GSC sent the petition to Provost Richard Locke P’18 and Dean of the Graduate School Andrew Campbell on April 1.

In the Undergraduate Student Council elections, Zanagee Artis ’22 and Jason Carroll ’21 vie for the UCS presidency, while Summer Dai ’22 and Sam Caplan '22 compete for the vice presidency.

News, University News

Candidates compete for UCS presidency, vice presidency

March 30, 2020 0 comments

Polls open today at 8 p.m. EDT for the Undergraduate Council of Students and Undergraduate Finance Board elections. Zanagee Artis ’22 and Jason Carroll ’21 vie for the UCS presidency, while Sam Caplan ’22 and Summer Dai ’22 compete for the vice presidency.

EEP participants balance jobs, classes

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EEP participants balance jobs, classes

March 6, 2020 0 comments

Since 1999, the Employee Education Program has allowed full-time Brown employees to take college courses for degree programs or job-related development and has provided them with financial support.

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