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Articles by Mia Barzilay Freund (7)

First years navigate transition to college during COVID

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First years navigate transition to college during COVID

February 17, 2021 0 comments

On Tuesday, members of the University’s class of 2024 proceeded up College Street and through the historic Van Wickle gates that mark the entrance to Brown’s campus, engaging in a ritual that only takes place twice a year to herald the entrance of first years and the exit of graduating seniors.

University awarded $2.4 million in CARES funding in April, will announce distribution plan in coming weeks

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University awarded $2.4 million in CARES funding in April, will announce distribution plan in coming weeks

February 1, 2021 0 comments

The University was awarded $2.4 million in federal stimulus funding April 26 through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act but has yet to distribute the funds, which are designated for the provision of emergency financial aid grants for students.

Brown eligible for $6.9 million of funding from new coronavirus stimulus bill

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Brown eligible for $6.9 million of funding from new coronavirus stimulus bill

January 28, 2021 2 comments

The University plans to apply for the nearly $6.9 million of funding for which it is eligible under a new Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) signed into law by former President Donald Trump Dec. 27.

Reports of sexual misconduct on campus rose in 2019-2020 year

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Reports of sexual misconduct on campus rose in 2019-2020 year

January 19, 2021 0 comments

The Title IX and Gender Equity Office released its 2019-20 Annual Outcome Report Dec. 10, revealing a slight increase in the reported incidents of sexual misconduct at the University. 

GSC elects 2021 executive board leadership

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GSC elects 2021 executive board leadership

November 5, 2020 0 comments

At its monthly general body meeting Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council elected its new executive board of leadership for 2021. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the election took place over Zoom through the use of the webinar polling function. 

PhD student admissions in several departments, including the history department, have been suspended for the 2021-2022 academic year due to logistical challenges and budget constraints related to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Several departments suspend PhD admissions for 2021-22 academic year amid pandemic

October 19, 2020 3 comments

Several departments have suspended doctoral admissions for the 2021-22 academic year, the University announced Oct. 7. The decision comes amid budget constraints and logistical challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Professors log in for first week of online semester at Brown

September 21, 2020 0 comments

Professor of Neuroscience Monica Linden’s eight-year-old daughter stared at her mom through the glass doors of her home office, waiting to share something while Linden taught a seminar on brain regions that ran for over an hour.