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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.

“Faculty in Focus” is hosted by University Provost Richard Locke P’18, who spoke withTricia Rose MA’87 Ph.D’93 P’14, Chancellor’s professor of Africana Studies, about her upbringing in the Bronx and Harlem, her studies at Yale and the University and her interest in hip-hop culture.

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New podcast highlights faculty research, stories

October 30, 2019 0 comments

The University’s Office of the Provost debuted “Faculty in Focus” Oct. 6, a new podcast featuring conversations between the University’s most distinguished faculty members and Provost Richard Locke P ’18.

The Students for a National Health Program and the Brown Democratic Socialists Organization co-hosted the event explaining Medicare for All.

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Physicians advocate for single payer system

October 18, 2019 1 comment

The United States’ health care system is broken and the only solution is a single payer plan, argued local leaders of Physicians for a National Health Program at an event Tuesday night.

University policy targets derecognized group activity

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University policy targets derecognized group activity

October 10, 2019 0 comments

In an effort to decrease incidents of “risky behavior,” including hazing and alcohol consumption, the University’s 2019-2020 Code of Student Conduct prohibits participation in derecognized student groups.

Khalid Mustafa Medani ’87 and Nada Mustafa Ali presented on the historically authoritarian regime in Sudan and obstacles to achieving democracy, especially after the unrest following the secession of South Sudan.

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Experts explore root causes of Sudanese uprising

October 9, 2019 0 comments

Informal grassroots movements and women’s activism helped catalyze the successful uprising against now-former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir earlier this year, said two academic scholars speaking at the Joukowsky Forum yesterday.

The DIOB suggested that the University provide greater transparency in its data collection for its diversity and inclusion initiatives and praised Brown for diversifying its graduate student and faculty populations.

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DIOB issues annual memo to aid University diversity, inclusion goals

September 27, 2019 1 comment

The Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Board released its annual memo to the Brown community earlier this month — making public their recommendations to sustain and further the University’s progress on goals detailed in its Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.