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Articles by Nicole Boucher (56)

Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Obama, spoke of policy, political change and passion during her talk in Salomon 101 yesterday.

University News

Jarrett discusses gender, dispenses advice

April 28, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Obama, discovered her passion for public service after moving from an elite Chicago law firm in the Sears Tower to a cubicle facing an alley in the mayor’s office, she told a nearly full Salomon 101 yesterday afternoon.

University News

Emails underline rape procedures’ flaws

April 27, 2011 Comments are Disabled

A rape case on a college campus is a unique phenomenon.

Sports, University News

Athletes challenge administrators on team cuts

April 25, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Seventy students whose teams are in danger of being cut, and the dozens more who showed up to support them, met with administrators in an emotionally charged Solomon 001 Friday at 8 a.m. to discuss controversial recommendations that would eliminate four varsity athletic teams.

University News

U. creates fund for Japan relief

March 18, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The University will establish a fund for relief efforts in Japan following Friday’s earthquake and tsunami, President Ruth Simmons announced in an e-mail to the Brown community yesterday afternoon. A committee also met yesterday to discuss contingency plans for students studying abroad or planning to study abroad in Japan this semester and will continue to watch the situation as it develops, according to Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron.

University News

Tokyo study abroad status unclear

March 18, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The unstable condition of nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant — about 160 miles outside Tokyo — could prevent six Brown students from attending programs at Keio, Sophia and Waseda Universities this semester.

University News

Students, professor safe in Japan

March 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

 A professor and three students studying abroad in Kyoto, Japan, are safe after an 8.9 magnitude earthquake Friday triggered a tsunami that hit Japan’s northeastern coast.

University News

Corporation raises tuition by 3.5 percent

February 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Corporation approved an $834.3 million budget, raised tuition and increased enrollment for the 2012 fiscal year at its meeting Saturda

University News

Scandals hound Corp. members

February 11, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Trustees and fellows of the Corporation make their greatest impact on the University during the three weekends a year they convene to set policy, but the off-campus activities of some members have caught nationwide attention with a series of scandals in the financial world.

University News

Students safely home from Egypt

February 2, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Amanda Labora ’12 and Michael Dawkins ’12 arrived back in the United States Tuesday after being evacuated from Alexandria, Egypt. The Brown students departed from Egypt along with the 20 other students studying abroad in Alexandria through a Middlebury College program, ending more than a week of uncertainty after protests broke out Jan. 25 against President Hosni Mubarak.

University News

Students safe after evacuation

February 1, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The two Brown students studying abroad in Alexandria, Egypt through a Middlebury College program are safe after being evacuated from Alexandria’s Borg el Arab airport to Prague late Monday night.