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Articles by Julia Grossman (21)

In a speech Jan. 16, Zuber accepted her new role as Co-Chair, saying she is “honored to be a part of this effort.”

Metro, News, Science & Research

Maria Zuber ScM’83, PhD’86, P’11 selected for top science position in Biden administration

February 9, 2021 0 comments

Maria T. Zuber ScM’83, PhD’86, P’11 is no stranger to accomplishing “firsts” in science. She is the first woman to lead a NASA planetary mission and the first woman to lead a science department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

For students and alumni residing mere miles from the D.C. Capitol, Wednesday’s riots struck a chilling chord.

Metro, News

Brown students, alumni in D.C. reflect on attack on the Capitol

January 9, 2021 0 comments

Margaret Thoren ’21 was out for a walk when she received an Emergency Alert that Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser had issued a city-wide curfew beginning Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Mark Porter was named the chief of public safety at the University in 2005 after more than a decade in campus law enforcement.

News, University News

Executive Director and Chief of Public Safety Mark Porter resigns

December 15, 2020 2 comments

Mark J. Porter, executive director and chief of Public Safety, will step down from his position at the end of June 2021 after 15 years of working with the University. He will continue to lead the Department of Public Safety until then, according to a Dec. 15 Today@Brown announcement.

During much of the past year, funding streams, legislation and new climate initiatives have stalled, largely due to the effects of the pandemic.

Metro, News

Climate-related goals, timelines in Rhode Island delayed due to COVID-19

December 2, 2020 0 comments

Despite progress made on some Rhode Island environmental initiatives, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused legislative delays and funding concerns regarding climate policy.

R.I. environmental initiatives persevere in face of pandemic

Metro, News

R.I. environmental initiatives persevere in face of pandemic

November 20, 2020 0 comments

For the Rhode Island state government, response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been an “all hands on deck” operation since the initial outbreak in spring of 2020, according to Terrence Gray, deputy director for environmental protection at the R.I. Department of Environmental Management.

Community members share perspectives on Trump, Biden environmental platforms

Metro, News

Community members share perspectives on Trump, Biden environmental platforms

October 29, 2020 0 comments

Campus opinion, while leaning in support of Democratic Presidential Nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden and his environmental plans, is still divided over which candidate proposes the best path forward in addressing environmental issues.

Under current Rhode Island law, teletherapy is not made available to out-of-state residents. If passed by the U.S. Senate, the TREAT Act would allow healthcare professionals to offer telehealth visits from any state during the pandemic, regardless of the state in which they are licensed.

News, University News

Students struggle with navigating CAPS’ resources remotely

October 20, 2020 0 comments

Counseling and Psychological Services is working hard to offer consistent telehealth appointments and “services have been going well,” CAPS Director Dr. Will Meek wrote in an email to The Herald. But many on-campus groups and students have said that CAPS’ operations fall short of their goal of supporting students.

Pandemic exacerbates the challenges of homelessness in R.I.

Metro, News

Pandemic exacerbates the challenges of homelessness in R.I.

October 5, 2020 0 comments

The difficulties experienced by Rhode Island’s homeless population have only intensified in recent months, said Laura Jaworski, executive director of House of Hope Community Development Corporation.

Fewer mobile blood drives during the coronavirus pandemic have caused shortages for The Rhode Island Blood Center and other centers around the country.

Metro, News

R.I. blood supply in jeopardy amid COVID-19 concerns

September 13, 2020 0 comments

Many mobile blood drives in Rhode Island scheduled for this upcoming fall have been canceled due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, according to Kara LeBlanc, marketing communications manager of the Rhode Island Blood Center.

Health Services aims to provide accessible remote care to students on College Hill and at home through phone calls and videoconferencing.

News, University News

Brown Health Services available to students on, off College Hill

April 22, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Students can now access remote health care around the globe alongside continued in-person care— as Health Services has transitioned to providing care virtually in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.