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The costs for this fiscal year, which ends June 30, have now likely exceeded $21 million as a result of expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Paxson: Brown must make ‘tough’ financial choices due to economic impacts of COVID-19

April 6, 2020 1 comment

The University calculated that costs associated with the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will exceed $20 million in the current fiscal year, according to a community-wide email from President Christina Paxson P’19 sent this morning.

Faculty member among new Rhode Island COVID-19 cases

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Faculty member among new Rhode Island COVID-19 cases

March 21, 2020 2 comments

A second member of the Brown community, a University faculty member, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a message from Health Services Clinical Director Adam Pallant and Associate Vice President for Campus Life Vanessa Britto.

COVID-19 shuts down Brown study abroad programs

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COVID-19 shuts down Brown study abroad programs

March 20, 2020 0 comments

When Halle Fowler ’21 arrived in Australia in mid-February for her semester abroad, she looked forward to excursions to the Great Barrier Reef, the Northern Territories, Western Australia, New Zealand and more.

University cancels in-person classes, moves to virtual learning

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University cancels in-person classes, moves to virtual learning

March 13, 2020 1 comment

All University courses will be canceled starting Monday and will resume online following a two-week break in response to the increasing risk posed by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

After the screening, Sara Darehshori ’89, who served as a co-prosecutor in the groundbreaking 1997 Rwandan war crimes trial at just 27 years old, fielded questions from the audience.

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CHRHS screens ‘The Uncondemned’ at Watson Institute

February 7, 2020 0 comments

Before international lawyers, activists and Rwandan women worked to win justice at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, rape had never before been prosecuted as a war crime.

At UCS’s general body meeting on Wednesday, the Council voted to affirm “the autonomy and privacy of University representatives.”

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UCS expresses support for ACCRIP reps

December 5, 2019 1 comment

The Undergraduate Council of Students voted to affirm “the autonomy and privacy of University representatives” in response to a third-party organization’s “attempt to intimidate” members of the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies.

UFB extends baseline funding for 33 groups

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UFB extends baseline funding for 33 groups

December 3, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board extended baseline funding to $600 a semester for Category III cultural and religious student groups last month in an effort to lessen the financial burden of purchasing food for group events.

UFB releases student group funding data

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UFB releases student group funding data

November 26, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board published the funding amounts of nearly 200 student groups Monday afternoon, revealing how much each group has received from the Board since the 2014-15 school year.

Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 spoke at the Undergraduate Council of Students general body meeting Wednesday night. They discussed the class pre-registration process and ways to address exam stress.

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UCS discusses exam stress, pre-registration process

November 21, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students gave feedback to Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 on the course pre-registration process and exam stress at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Alex Song ’20 and Mary Stack ’21 were confirmed co-chairs of the elections board at Wednesday’s UCS meeting. The board oversees the annual UCS and UFB spring elections.

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UFB plans to release breakdown of student group funding

November 14, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board announced three policy changes and a plan to release how much money it allocates to each student group, said UCS-UFB Liaison Ellis Clark ’23 at Wednesday night’s Undergraduate Council of Students meeting.

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