Mathias Heller

Managing Editor

Mathias Heller is a Managing Editor. He previously served as a University News editor and senior staff writer reporting on a range of stories, including on admission, the University's administration and finances, and alumni news.

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University News

Juniors receive Phi Beta Kappa honors

February 22, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Thirty-five juniors were elected to the Rhode Island Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Feb. 12.

Higher Ed

This week in higher ed: Feb. 13, 2013

February 13, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has requested the U.S. Supreme Court hear an appeal in a case involving the use of race in college admission decisions.

The Corporation will meet for the second time since Paxson’s inauguration and will discuss campus planning and technology-related issues.

University News

Corporation to discuss tuition, financial aid

February 7, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The strategic planning process and creation of a school of public health also feature on the agenda.

A record 38 percent of applicants identified as racial minorities for the class of 2012 .

University News

Apps for class of 2017 third highest in U. history

January 23, 2013 2 comments

Record numbers of international and minority applicants vie for spots in the class of 2017.

University News

U. apps increase slightly from last year

January 22, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The University received about 28,900 total applications this year, the third-highest number of applications in its history.

University News

Early acceptance rate falls to 18.5 percent

December 14, 2012 5 comments

The early decision admission rate dropped to 18.5 percent for the class of 2017, with 558 out of 3,010 applicants receiving offers to enroll, according to University admission  officers.

University News

Disorderly student arrested at hockey game

December 10, 2012 2 comments

The Department of Public Safety arrested a Brown student on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at the men’s ice hockey game in Meehan Auditorium Friday night.

Panel discusses future of Obamacare


Panel discusses future of Obamacare

December 6, 2012 1 comment

Despite the progress made by President Obama’s health care reform law, the United States still faces significant challenges in improving the quality of its health care, according to three panelists who spoke at a forum on the future of health care reform last night.

University News

U. sees drop in net assets, endowment value

December 6, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The University’s net assets decreased to $3.16 billion at the end of fiscal year 2012, a decrease of about 2 percent from last year’s total of $3.23 billion, according to financial statements released last month.

University News

College enrollment dips, but U. apps remain high

December 3, 2012 Comments are Disabled

National college enrollment numbers dipped in 2011 for the first time in 15 years, but higher education experts do not believe lower total matriculation will have an immediate effect on Brown’s admission process. 

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