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Wednesday’s meeting took place in the newly renovated Graduate Student Lounge, located underneath Grad Center. The lounge has been outfitted with new flooring, cabinets, countertops and appliances.

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GSC changes bylaws, elects new chair at final meeting of year

December 5, 2019 0 comments

Sitting in the newly renovated Graduate Student Lounge, the Graduate Student Council elected a new chair of nominations, approved two revisions to its bylaws and shared updates on Executive Board initiatives in its final meeting of the semester.

Grad school relaxes leave-taking policies

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Grad school relaxes leave-taking policies

December 5, 2019 0 comments

The Graduate School approved several changes to its leave-taking policies earlier this fall.

Deans Vanessa Ryan and Maria Suarez spoke to students about the University working group’s progress in updating its leave of absence policies.

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GSC elects leadership for 2020

November 7, 2019 0 comments

After serving two years as President of the Graduate Student Council, Alastair Tulloch GS did not run for reelection. He will be replaced by Kathryn Thompson GS, who is currently GSC treasurer and ran uncontested for the position.

At yesterday's UCS meeting, the Council passed two amendments regarding student group recognition.

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UCS amends club recognition policies

October 24, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students passed two amendments to its code of operations concerning student group recognition and heard updates on committee initiatives during its Wednesday meeting.

PhD programs eliminate GRE requirement

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PhD programs eliminate GRE requirement

October 17, 2019 1 comment

The University will no longer require general Graduate Record Examinations scores for 24 of its doctoral programs.

University graduate students gathered on the steps of Campus Center Thursday. The group protested a proposed ruling that would give private universities the power to not recognize graduate student unions.

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Grad students protest proposed NLRB rule

October 4, 2019 2 comments

“Solidarity forever, solidarity forever, solidarity forever, the Union makes us strong,” graduate students sang  in support of unionization at the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center. Grad students and community members participated in a rally midday Thursday, many donning blue “Union Strong” T-shirts.

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Grad Student Council to bring speakers to campus

October 3, 2019 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council announced at its meeting Wednesday evening that they invited two speakers to campus to give talks later this month. Marie Solange Lopes, a teaching fellow  at Stonehill College and founder of blog “The Corporate Sister,” will speak to grad students about personal finance Oct. 17.

The University and Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees are currently in negotiations toward a collective bargaining agreement. A recent tentative agreement crafted a grievance procedure.

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Proposed rule casts doubt over future of graduate student union

September 25, 2019 0 comments

The National Labor Relations Board released a proposed rule Friday that would exclude graduate students from classification as employees of their universities, putting the future of the Brown’s graduate student union in question.

Brown Daily Herald plans to move after 50 years at 195 Angell Street

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Brown Daily Herald plans to move after 50 years at 195 Angell Street

September 16, 2019 0 comments

After fifty years in the same location, The Brown Daily Herald will be moving its newsroom from 195 Angell Street to 88 Benevolent Street. The move is scheduled to take place over winter break and to coincide with the annual change of The Herald’s editorial board.

Harambee House added improvements to its lounge and a mural to their stairwell to spur greater student involvement.

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Harambee bounces back after low enrollment

September 11, 2019 0 comments

Harambee House will remain on campus this semester after risking its program house status last year due to low enrollment, marking its 25th year at the University. The house, founded in 1993, “serves as a community space centered on the issues and concerns of the black community at Brown,”…