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Environmental Program House advocates for more sophomore meal plan exemptions

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Environmental Program House advocates for more sophomore meal plan exemptions

April 8, 2020 0 comments

Due to the sophomore meal plan requirement imposed June 2019, several Environmental Program House members argue that their houses are now unable to meet their mission without more sophomore meal plan exemptions. The University granted eight meal plan exemptions for sophomores in each EPH for the 2020-21 academic year.

RISD canceled its study abroad program in Rome, while the University canceled its “Brown in Bologna” program due to coronavirus fears.

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Brown, RISD respond to growing coronavirus concerns

March 6, 2020 1 comment

The University and the Rhode Island School of Design recently unveiled new immediate and long-term policies concerning the coronavirus outbreak, according to interviews, emails and a town hall hosted by RISD administrators.

From the archives: This day in Herald history

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From the archives: This day in Herald history

February 27, 2020 0 comments

This article describes a piece published in the Feb. 26, 1987 Brown Daily Herald. On this day in history in 1987, Stacy Bereck Chernosky ’90 P’23 covered the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s $95,000 grant for the University to study community-based AIDS care.

Contractors and Department of Public Safety officers began installing security cameras earlier this week.

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Cameras installed in Hegeman Hall

February 21, 2020 2 comments

Following more than 15 instances of homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti in Hegeman Hall since November 2019, the University has installed security cameras in common areas of the residence hall, said Koren Bakkegard, associate vice president for campus life and dean of students.

From the archives: This day in Herald history

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From the archives: This day in Herald history

February 20, 2020 0 comments

This article describes a piece published in the Feb. 20, 1977 Brown Daily Herald. On this day in history in 1977, Magee Hickey ’77 wrote “The Final Curtain At Trinity?” — an article covering the potential closing of Trinity Square Repertory Company, a theater organization known today as Trinity Repertory Company.

Former prime minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May’s speech, “Politics, Populism and Polarization: Perspectives on the Global Economy,” marks the 100th Ogden Memorial Lecture.

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Theresa May to deliver 100th Ogden Lecture

February 13, 2020 0 comments

Theresa May, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, will present the 100th Ogden Memorial Lecture March 4, according to a Today @ Brown announcement. President Christina Paxson P’19 will moderate a question-and-answer session with the audience following May’s speech.

The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity expands the purview of the Director of University Inclusion Programs position.

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OIED names new Associate Vice President

January 29, 2020 0 comments

Ryan J. Davis joined the University’s Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity in a newly-created position as associate vice president for institutional equity and diversity Jan. 13.

The former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico defined three historical periods in the U.S.-Mexico relationship. He also suggested that the U.S. may be entering a new phase of its relationship following the Trump administration’s hostility toward Mexican immigrants.

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Gutiérrez talks history of U.S.-Mexico relationship

October 29, 2019 0 comments

Following leadership changes in both countries, the United States and Mexico may be moving into a new phase of their relationship, said former Mexican Ambassador to the United States Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández P’22 in a talk Oct. 28.

TAs in the CS department received a raise this semester. The department’s UTA budget has been strained in recent years due to the growth of the CS concentration, which became the largest at the University in 2017.

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Computer science department raises teaching assistant wages

October 8, 2019 0 comments

The computer science department increased wages this semester for Undergraduate Teaching Assistants and Head Teaching Assistants by 10 percent and 15 percent respectively.

The University’s Breakthrough-Lab moved into the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship this summer. The B-Lab program provided a stipend, workspace and mentorship for 14 student ventures this summer.

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University’s Breakthrough-Lab supports student ventures

September 24, 2019 0 comments

For eight weeks over the summer, student entrepreneurs gathered in the workspaces and lecture halls of the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center For Entrepreneurship to work on venture projects through the Breakthrough-Lab program.