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New Title IX regulations will change how Brown responds to sexual misconduct cases

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New Title IX regulations will change how Brown responds to sexual misconduct cases

May 13, 2020 0 comments

On May 6, the U.S. Department of Education released long-awaited regulations that will change how schools can address complaints of sexual misconduct on college campuses under Title IX. 

Spring 2020 Herald poll reflects student perspectives, experiences

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Spring 2020 Herald poll reflects student perspectives, experiences

April 6, 2020 0 comments

The Herald’s Spring 2020 poll was conducted over the course of two days from March 10-11, the two days before the University announced its transition to remote learning and limited on-campus housing, as previously reported by The Herald.

As Brown closes amid COVID-19 concerns, 365 students to remain on campus

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As Brown closes amid COVID-19 concerns, 365 students to remain on campus

March 23, 2020 0 comments

In a typical semester, roughly 5,000 students live on campus. COVID-19 has knocked that number down to less than 400. ““It feels quite empty. I haven’t been out that much.”

Brown Professor tests negative for COVID-19

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Brown Professor tests negative for COVID-19

March 5, 2020 0 comments

Onésimo Almeida MA’77 PhD’80 P’06, professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, tested negative for COVID-19 coronavirus, after fears of exposure following a trip to Portugal during which he interacted with people who were diagnosed with COVID-19. The professor did test positive for the flu.

Members of Brown South Asian Students Association, the Kashmir Solidarity Movement and independent students attended the vigil in protest of two Indian mandates Sunday night.

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University students hold vigil for Indian Pro-Democracy Movement

January 27, 2020 1 comment

Sunday night, a large crowd of University students held a stand-in on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center to express their support for students and marginalized communities in India who are protesting against two controversial Indian mandates.

While Turning Point USA Founder Charlie Kirk spoke Wednesday, some students protested and challenged Kirk in a question and answer session.

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Charlie Kirk debates political issues with University students

December 12, 2019 7 comments

In a contentious night of debate between Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk and University students, Kirk spoke for over an hour on Wednesday about his conservative viewpoints. 

Faculty discuss new budget process to increase transparency, efficiency

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Faculty discuss new budget process to increase transparency, efficiency

December 4, 2019 0 comments

The University will implement a new budgeting process during the 2021 fiscal year, Provost Richard Locke P’18 said at Tuesday’s faculty meeting.

Community members remember Associate Professor of History Robert Douglas Cope for his vibrant enthusiasm for his work.

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Beloved University professor passes away at 64

November 19, 2019 0 comments

Associate Professor of History Robert Douglas Cope— known as Doug by colleagues, friends and family — passed away Oct. 6 at the age of 64.

On April 16, 2007, Lisa Hamp survived a shooting on the campus of Virginia Tech that left 33 people dead.

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Shooting survivor talks benefits of counseling

November 15, 2019 0 comments

On the morning of April 16, 2007, Lisa Hamp was in a computer class at Norris Hall on the campus of Virginia Tech when a gunman entered the building. Eleven minutes later, 33 people were dead.

The proposed revision to the tenure process intends to make tenure reviews more consistent with the process of peer institutions.

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Faculty discuss revisions to tenure process

November 6, 2019 0 comments

Faculty members discussed requiring additional recommendation letters for the University’s tenure review process at Tuesday’s faculty meeting.

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