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Articles by Livia Gimenes (34)

Brown gives students, staff, faculty Election Day off

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Brown gives students, staff, faculty Election Day off

September 16, 2020 2 comments

The University will suspend classes and offer a paid day off for faculty and staff on federal Election Days going forward and beginning this Nov. 3, making it the second Ivy League institution to do so.

The Herald spoke with students in Providence, Rhode Island; Sea Ranch, California; Quito, Ecuador and Prague, Czech Republic about their first week of the semester amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Five students on a first week of school like no other

September 15, 2020 0 comments

The Herald spoke with five students, spread across three continents and in four class years, about a first week back to school like no other.

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Brown to welcome undergraduate students back to campus for in-person classes

September 10, 2020 3 comments

Brown will welcome back more undergraduates to its residence halls and hold some in-person classes this fall, President Christina Paxson P’19 wrote in an email to the Brown community Thursday, Sept. 10. 

Paxson outlines factors for students’ possible return to Brown

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Paxson outlines factors for students’ possible return to Brown

September 9, 2020 0 comments

At the first faculty meeting of the 2020-21 academic year, President Christina Paxson P’19 updated faculty members on the possibility of welcoming more students back to Providence and back into classrooms amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 

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New course matching process for registration causes student frustration

September 8, 2020 0 comments

When Cici Osias ’23 opened Courses@Brown on Aug. 16, she was confused and worried. She found that she hadn’t been registered for any of the courses in her primary cart, despite the fact that some of the capped courses she had selected were still listing available seats. 

Faculty re-adjust courses following changes to Brown’s initial reopening plan

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Faculty re-adjust courses following changes to Brown’s initial reopening plan

August 15, 2020 3 comments

When President Christina Paxson P’19 announced Aug. 11 that all undergraduate classes would be taught fully online until at least Oct. 5, faculty members, like students, were tasked with reimagining what the fall semester would look like. 

Brown to fully fund $10 million endowment for Providence Public Schools

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Brown to fully fund $10 million endowment for Providence Public Schools

July 29, 2020 4 comments

The University Corporation has designated $8.1 million to fulfill its 2007 commitment to establish a $10 million endowment to support the Providence Public School District, President Christina Paxson P’19 wrote in a press announcement and community-wide email Wednesday. 

Paxson discusses national issues impacting College Hill at faculty meeting

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Paxson discusses national issues impacting College Hill at faculty meeting

June 28, 2020 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 discussed the recent federal actions and national issues, reaffirming the University’s support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Black Lives Matter movement and LGBTQ+ rights during Tuesday’s special faculty meeting.

Brown faculty governance modified at special faculty meeting

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Brown faculty governance modified at special faculty meeting

June 26, 2020 0 comments

At Tuesday’s special faculty meeting, attendees passed a motion to create the Procedural Integrity Committee, which will take over responsibilities regarding denials of promotion, tenure and reappointment from the Committee on Faculty Equity and Diversity.

Brown’s Faculty Executive Committee to vote on three-semester academic calendar

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Brown’s Faculty Executive Committee to vote on three-semester academic calendar

June 23, 2020 0 comments

The University is currently “planning intensely” in order to be prepared to implement the three-semester calendar for the coming academic year in light of the coronavirus pandemic, regardless of whether these fall, spring or summer semesters are held in person or online.

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