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Articles by Kamran King (35)

Data-driven decisions: Ashish Jha and Russell Carey discuss students’ return to Brown

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Data-driven decisions: Ashish Jha and Russell Carey discuss students’ return to Brown

September 13, 2020 0 comments

Between monitoring the statewide and national numbers, securing adequate and timely testing and ensuring ample space for quarantining and isolating community members, the decision to reopen Brown’s campus to more students and return to in-person instruction amid a pandemic was multi-layered.

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Monitoring, responding to COVID-19 changes: Ashish Jha and Russell Carey discuss students’ return to Brown

September 13, 2020 0 comments

Although the University has decided to welcome more students back to College Hill and classrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic, it is continuing to monitor the situation and willing to make changes to its approach.

Brown graduate students voted to form a union with SUGSE in November 2018 and have been in negotiations with the University and the AFT for the last 13 months, beginning April 2019, for a union contract.

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After 13 months of bargaining, graduate students, Brown reach tentative agreement

June 6, 2020 0 comments

Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees, the University and the American Federation of Teachers — SUGSE’s union affiliate — reached a tentative three-year agreement for a union contract, Provost Richard Locke P’18 and Dean of the Graduate School Andrew Campbell announced in a community-wide email June 4.

OIED releases inaugural Annual Report of Bias

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OIED releases inaugural Annual Report of Bias

April 30, 2020 1 comment

The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity released its inaugural Annual Report of Bias April 27. The report contains figures concerning the 23 reports of bias incidents to OIED from October 2018 to June 2019.

With Healthy Fall 2020 Task Force, Brown plans for next semester

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With Healthy Fall 2020 Task Force, Brown plans for next semester

April 13, 2020 0 comments

The University announced the creation of the Healthy Fall 2020 Task Force, which will plan the reopening of Brown’s campus next semester in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic forcing students to evacuate campus last month. 

The new dean of the School of Public Health Ashish Jha is a renowned global health researcher, educator and practitioner.

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University appoints Dr. Ashish Jha as new School of Public Health dean

March 10, 2020 2 comments

Dr. Ashish Jha will be joining the University as the dean of the School of Public Health Sept. 2020. Jha is currently the director of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

Roundup: Graduate labor regulations may see changes in 2020 election

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Roundup: Graduate labor regulations may see changes in 2020 election

March 2, 2020 0 comments

About 40 years ago, one in five American workers were union members; though membership has dropped to about 10 percent since then, labor is still an essential part of the American political landscape.

NLRB extends deadline on proposed graduate student unionization rule

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NLRB extends deadline on proposed graduate student unionization rule

January 29, 2020 0 comments

Tuesday, the National Labor Relations Board extended the deadline to submit comments on a proposed rule which would prevent graduate students from being classified as workers.

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.

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