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Articles by Mary-Catherine Lader (79)

Some sisterly advice

May 22, 2008 0 comments

In September, my sister will begin her second year at Brown, and I’ll be well into my third month of so-called real life. During shopping period, she’ll probably call me for advice about which classes to take. I’ll pass on two thoughts that won’t answer her questions: don’t second-guess yourself, and don’t take notes on your laptop.

Spring Nor’easter

April 17, 2007 0 comments

Reasons for Christian group’s suspension unclear, leader says

November 20, 2006 0 comments

The University suspended the Christian student group Reformed University Fellowship earlier this semester, though the group’s president said the reasons for suspension remain unclear and have not been communicated adequately to him.

Slavery and justice forum features much praise, little criticism

November 2, 2006 0 comments

Though students and Rhode Island residents praised the final report of the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice during a public discussion last night, it remains unclear how future community dialogue will be facilitated and how the report’s recommendations will be implemented.

Forum to address slavery and justice report today

November 1, 2006 0 comments

Brown community members, Providence residents and local media are expected to attend a public discussion of the final report of the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice today at 4 p.m. in Salomon 101.

$15 million gift has COE halfway to fundraising goal

October 24, 2006 0 comments

Just over a year after its inception, the Program in Commerce, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship is already more than halfway to its fundraising goal, largely due to a $15 million gift from the C.V. Starr Foundation.

Eight projects that will alter Brown’s campus

October 24, 2006 0 comments
This article is part of the series The Changing Face of Campus

The Changing Face of Campus: Last in a Series Eight University physical development projects are currently in design, fundraising or construction stages. The Herald looked at the status of each of the planned buildings, all of which should materialize before current first-years leave College Hill in 2010.

Slavery & justice report outlines path for repair

October 23, 2006 0 comments

A center for the study of slavery, a memorial commemorating the slave trade, recruitment of students from the West Indies and Africa and an annual day of remembrance are among the possible outcomes of the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice.

Web Update: U. releases slavery and justice report

October 18, 2006 0 comments

After nearly three years of deliberation and discussion, the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice released its final report this afternoon, calling for public acknowledgement of Brown’s ties to slavery, the construction of a commemorative “slave trade memorial” and the creation of a center for research on slavery and justice.

After initial concerns, committee draws few questions from alums

October 17, 2006 0 comments

Though initial media coverage of the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice triggered inquiries from some alums confused about the committee’s purpose, most communication from alums about the committee since then has been positive.