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Articles by Margaret Yi (20)

University News

BUCC addresses ROTC, proposed team cuts

April 27, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As of Sunday, only 766 students had responded to a survey issued by the Undergraduate Council of Students last week to collect student opinion on the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, said Katherine Bergeron, dean of the College and chair of the Committee on ROTC, at yesterday’s Brown Community Council meeting.

University News

Nearly half of students approve lifting campus ROTC ban

April 13, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Nearly half of students approve of lifting the campus ban on the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, according to last month’s Herald poll. Around 43 percent of students strongly or somewhat approve lifting the ban, about 24 percent strongly or somewhat disapprove, and the remaining 33 percent answered “no opinion” or indicated they did not know enough about the issue. 

University News

Initiatives to increase internship availability

March 21, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Writing resumes, finding internships and interviewing for jobs can be additional burdens to an already stressful academic workload.

University News

Simmons: Increasing revenue ‘a defining issue’

March 10, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Seven top University administrators pulled back the curtain on hot-button issues including the international student experience and faculty tenure during the second annual State of Brown address yesterday in Salomon 101.

Theatre festival brings words to life

February 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

  A hanging dummy, a furry red monster and a talkative young hitchhiker came  to life on stage in the “Writing is Live” festival, which concluded yesterday.

Arts & Culture

Theater festival brings student writing to life

February 4, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies’ second annual “Writing is Live” festival — a 10-day event featuring nine fully staged productions, readings and workshops in locations all over campus and downtown Providence — begins tonight with “And Joy,” written by Zarina Shea GS and directed by Kristopher Lencowski GS.

Arts & Culture

Research team draws ‘portrait’ of America

January 31, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Professor of Sociology John Logan and the Russell Sage Foundation have teamed up to create the US2010 project, a research initiative that aims to study demographic changes in the United States in the past decade using information from the 2010 census and the American Community Survey.

Arts & Culture

Wind Symphony ends with Holst

November 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The Brown University Wind Symphony performed pieces by popular wind band composer Gustav Holst for a sizable crowd in Salomon 101 Friday night.

University News

Engineering school starts hiring search

November 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The School of Engineering is implementing a major hiring initiative to find four faculty members and a founding dean.

University News

U.S. senators and Brown community honor vets in annual ceremony

November 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Veterans, political figures and members of the Brown and Rhode Island communities gathered on Lincoln Field yesterday under the bright noon sun to honor those who served and are currently serving in the armed forces.