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Articles by Livia Gimenes (54)

Community members and local activists called for immediate change to confront police brutality.

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‘It feels like deja vu’: Protesters demand end to police brutality after death of Daunte Wright  

April 15, 2021 0 comments

The late spring sun set over the Rhode Island State House Wednesday evening as protesters raised signs bearing bold letters reading: “Stop the war on Black Americans” and “Justice for George Floyd and Daunte Wright.”

Students abroad who received non-FDA-approved vaccines have already shared concerns with the University, President Christina Paxson P'19 said.

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‘We are planning for a much more traditional fall’: President Paxson addresses plans for upcoming academic year

April 6, 2021 0 comments

A year after the first discussions about the University’s reopening plan amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, President Christina Paxson P’19 shared optimistic views on plans for “a more traditional fall” semester at the monthly faculty meeting.

CIS staff worked "24/7" through the weekend to bring the University's systems back online, President Christina Paxson P'19 said.

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Most University systems restored following last Tuesday’s cyberattack

April 6, 2021 0 comments

Most of the University’s non-cloud based systems have been restored following the March 30 cyberattack, said Bill Thirsk, chief digital officer and chief information officer, during a report at Tuesday’s faculty meeting. 

The shutdowns came as part of "a number of aggressive steps” to protect University resources, chief digital officer and chief information officer Bill Thirsk said.

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Cybersecurity attack forces University systems shutdown

March 30, 2021 0 comments

All University non-cloud-based systems and services were out of service Mar. 30 following a cybersecurity attack. 

A year ago today, students reacted to the cancellation of classes and events. Now, in 2021, campus life looks a little different.

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One year later: Brown’s journey through COVID-19

March 11, 2021 0 comments

At this time of the year in 2020, College Hill woke up to its typical bustling scene. Students left their doubles and triples and headed to packed lecture halls and huddled around eight-person tables at the Sharpe Refectory.   

Lawyer Louis Redding, a member of Brown’s class of 1923, is remembered for his important role in the landmark 1954  Supreme Court Case Brown v. Board of Education.

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Louis Redding: the life and legacy of a trailblazing lawyer, champion against school segregation

February 25, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series Celebrating Black history at Brown

May 17, 1954 marked a landmark Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education: From that day forward, it was unconstitutional to establish racially segregated schools.

Students connect with traditions for Lunar New Year celebrations in an unusual year

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Students connect with traditions for Lunar New Year celebrations in an unusual year

February 18, 2021 0 comments

As Feb. 12 marked the transition into the Year of Ox on the Chinese lunar calendar, students turned to unheralded ways of celebrating the Lunar New Year, not only in Providence but across the world and virtually.

Redding participated in important University affairs, including the 1975 University Hall takeover.

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The Ivy League’s first Black faculty member: J. Saunders Redding’s impact on literature and academia

February 18, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series Celebrating Black history at Brown

Just over 60 years ago, long before Brown’s Africana Studies department and concentration came to be, a course on “African Americans in American Literature” was offered.

Some students involved in patient care recently received the COVID-19 vaccine, though the timeline for broader vaccine distribution remains uncertain.

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First COVID-19 vaccines distributed on College Hill, timeline for widespread distribution remains uncertain

January 28, 2021 1 comment

The broader undergraduate population could receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as early as the end of this semester, supplies permitting, Associate Vice President for Campus Life and Executive Director of Health and Wellness Vanessa Britto MMSc’96 speculates.

Compared to the fall semester, students’ spring study locations more closely match the plans they had declared in a survey over the summer. First-year students have the largest proportion living on campus, reaching nearly 88.5 percent.

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In second full semester during the pandemic, almost half of undergraduate students to be living on-campus

January 25, 2021 0 comments

Nearly half of all enrolled students are living on campus or in University-leased housing this semester, according to data provided to The Herald by Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01. Only 15 percent of enrolled students are studying remotely this spring, and 36.1 percent are living off campus or commuting.

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