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Articles by Steven Michael (49)

Writer and former Yale professor William Deresiewicz addresses students in McCormack Family Theater.

University News

Deresiewicz lauds U.’s liberal arts tradition

September 16, 2014 4 comments

Deresiewicz spoke about the value of a liberal arts education.

Partridge Hall, home of the new Brown Center for Students of Color, will undergo renovations and will be equipped with card swipe access.

University News

TWC creates new name, mission

September 11, 2014 17 comments

The Third World Center emerged Wednesday with plans for new initiatives, a new mission statement and a new name — the Brown Center for Students of Color.

University News

Waitlist acceptances see sharp rise

September 8, 2014 1 comment

In a significant uptick over the past two admission cycles, 42 students were admitted off the waitlist to the Brown class of 2018.

Graduates step through the Van Wickle Gates during Sunday's Commencement procession down College Street.

University News

U. awards 2,440 degrees at Commencement

May 26, 2014 8 comments

Amidst the celebration of Brown’s 250th anniversary, the University awarded 2,440 diplomas Sunday to the class of 2014, including 1,594 bachelor’s degrees.

“Any reasonable person would know that taking eight bananas is not okay,” Gretchen Willis, director of Dining Services, said. “It’s not all you can take, it’s all you can eat.”

University News

BuDS policy week calls attention to eatery theft

April 22, 2014 11 comments

According to signs that appeared in campus dining halls earlier this month, “Take out is in boxes. Not backpacks.”

Meiklejohn program amps up recruiting

University News

Meiklejohn program amps up recruiting

April 2, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Around 54 percent of students applying to be first-time Meiklejohn peer advisors were accepted into the program for the 2014-15 academic year.

Alumnae Hall, which formerly housed the Gate in the basement, is not up to current building and fire regulations, and must undergo renovation before a new usable space is created.

University News

Former Gate space remains vacant, awaiting renovation

March 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Since Andrews Commons opened at the beginning of this semester, the space in the basement of Alumnae Hall — previously home to the Gate — has stood vacant.

University News

Square CEO touts venture as digital bridge

March 14, 2014 3 comments

Jack Dorsey, a co-founder of Twitter and the mobile payment company Square, took the audience on a tour of the headquarters of Square, where he is CEO.

The University makes around 1 million e-books available to students, but few are accessed as most students prefer using printed materials for academic work.

University News

Online resources remain unpopular among students

February 27, 2014 20 comments

E-textbooks comprise less than 0.5 percent of business annually at the Brown Bookstore, said Steven Souza, the bookstore’s director.

University News

Weekly crime roundup: Feb. 12 – 19, 2014

February 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The following is an account of crime events that took place this past week, reported to The Herald by Deputy Chief of Police for DPS Paul Shanley.