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Articles by Livia Gimenes (37)

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.

North Hall, a RISD dorm located off of Waterman Street, backs into Thompson House, which RISD will convert to a respiratory clinic when students return to campus.

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RISD will re-open campus in de-densified model for Fall 2020

June 16, 2020 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design plans to open its campus for Fall 2020 in a “de-densified” model, according to a community-wide email sent by RISD President Rosanne Somerson Monday afternoon.

As Brown students await fall 2020 decision, class pre-registration postponed

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As Brown students await fall 2020 decision, class pre-registration postponed

June 4, 2020 1 comment

Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 and Dean of the Graduate School Andrew G. Campbell also announced that changes will be made to the current pre-registration system to “improve this process for all students,” in the community-wide email announcing the delay Wednesday.

Brown’s financial deficit for Fiscal Year 2021 could range from $100 million to $200 million

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Brown’s financial deficit for Fiscal Year 2021 could range from $100 million to $200 million

May 23, 2020 4 comments

The deficit for Fiscal Year 2021 will be “significantly larger” than previous years and could range from $100 million to $200 million, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced at Wednesday’s faculty meeting. 

No spring break, shorter terms: Brown outlines potential three semester plan

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No spring break, shorter terms: Brown outlines potential three semester plan

May 23, 2020 3 comments

At a special faculty meeting Wednesday, Provost Richard Locke P’18 detailed a potential tri-semester model for the 2020-2021 academic year, but also explained that the University is preparing for the possibility of a fully remote fall semester.

Provost Richard Locke P'18 said that classes with more than 100 students will most likely have to be taught in a “flipped classroom, in which lectures are recorded, but smaller in-person discussion groups will be allowed.”

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‘Next year may very likely look different’: What Brown could look like in three terms

May 6, 2020 1 comment

While President Christina Paxson P’19 said she is “very cautiously optimistic” that an on-campus experience split into three terms could happen for the coming academic year, the safety of community members and the observance of public health guidelines will remain priorities.

Paxson will make a decision on the coming academic year by July 15, she wrote in an email to the University community Wednesday morning.

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Amid COVID-19 crisis, Brown outlines three potential scenarios for coming academic year

May 6, 2020 2 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 announced three possible scenarios for the 2020-2021 academic year in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic at Tuesday’s faculty meeting. 

‘While I am sleeping they’re awake, and now, when I wake up, they’re asleep’: For international students at home, remote semester presents unique challenges

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‘While I am sleeping they’re awake, and now, when I wake up, they’re asleep’: For international students at home, remote semester presents unique challenges

April 24, 2020 0 comments

When Jenny Huang’s ’23 acting class transitioned to remote learning after the University canceled in-person classes and evacuated campus in March , her professor asked students to switch to performing monologues telematically.

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