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‘We’re just really hurting right now’: Student athletes express disappointment, anger with sudden varsity sports cuts

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‘We’re just really hurting right now’: Student athletes express disappointment, anger with sudden varsity sports cuts

May 28, 2020 12 comments

At around 12 p.m. EST Thursday, Jacob Good ’22, a member of the squash team, received an email from the Athletics Department inviting him and all student-athletes to an unanticipated Zoom call later that afternoon. An hour later, Good and his fellow teammates were no longer members of a varsity team.

Brown transitions 11 varsity teams to club status

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Brown transitions 11 varsity teams to club status

May 28, 2020 20 comments

The University will transition 11 varsity teams — men and women’s fencing, men and women’s golf, women’s skiing, men and women’s squash, women’s equestrian and men’s track, field and cross country — to club status, effective immediately, according to a community-wide email sent today from President Christina Paxson.

In NYT op-ed, Paxson says colleges ‘must reopen in the fall’

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In NYT op-ed, Paxson says colleges ‘must reopen in the fall’

April 26, 2020 17 comments

In an April 26 op-ed published in the New York Times, President Christina Paxson P’19 detailed the importance of reopening college campuses in the fall, as well as the potential detriment to higher education and the national economy if they remain closed.

Medical personnel will initially be housed on Pembroke Campus in Andrews, Miller and Metcalf halls, said Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey.

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Brown converts some dorms to temporary housing for emergency personnel, first responders

April 17, 2020 0 comments

The University will open up unoccupied residence halls as temporary housing for front-line personnel isolating from their families in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an April 17 Today@Brown announcement from Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey. 

University to enact salary, wage freezes for upcoming Fiscal Year 2021

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University to enact salary, wage freezes for upcoming Fiscal Year 2021

April 8, 2020 0 comments

The University will freeze regular salary increases for faculty and staff for Fiscal Year 2021 beginning July 1 as one of many measures to alleviate the financial strain of COVID-19, according to a community-wide email sent by Provost Richard Locke P’18. 

Paxson, Locke take 20 percent salary cut due to pandemic’s financial impact

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Paxson, Locke take 20 percent salary cut due to pandemic’s financial impact

April 7, 2020 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 and Provost Richard Locke P’18 will each be taking a 20 percent pay reduction this fiscal year. This decision accompanies salary freezes for faculty and staff.

Brown librarians, medical students spearhead donation efforts to health care workers

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Brown librarians, medical students spearhead donation efforts to health care workers

April 2, 2020 0 comments

As healthcare workers across the state face shortages of personal protective equipment as they tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, some likely and unlikely heroes are helping to provide them with the proper supplies, including librarians and future doctors.

Sarah Behn steps down as women’s basketball head coach

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Sarah Behn steps down as women’s basketball head coach

March 24, 2020 0 comments

Sarah Behn stepped down from her position as head coach of the women’s basketball team, the University announced yesterday in a press release.

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.

Member of Brown community tests positive for COVID-19

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Member of Brown community tests positive for COVID-19

March 14, 2020 1 comment

An individual from a Brown University course has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an email reviewed by The Herald from the Rhode Island Department of Health.