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ACCRIP releases recommendation to divest

The Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies released their official recommendation that the University divest from “any company that profits from the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land,” according to the report published Monday. The recommendation was made to President ...


First LGBTQ+ health clinic opens in Rhode Island

Open Door Health opened March 2 and is now Rhode Island’s first health clinic that specializes in primary care, sexual health and other health initiatives for the LGBTQ+ community. The clinic is located at 7 Central Street in Providence. Open Door Health provides services “for individuals looking ...

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Swearer Center executive director steps down

Mathew Johnson, associate dean of the College for engaged scholarship and director of the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification, stepped down from his position as executive director of the Swearer Center March 1. He will assume a new position as a senior fellow to focus on the expansion ...

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Elections Board announces UCS, UFB candidates

Undergraduate Council of Students Vice President Jason Carroll ’21 and Chair of Campus Life Zanagee Artis ’22 are running for UCS president in this year’s UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections. Appointments Chair Sam Caplan ’22 and UCS Treasurer Summer Dai ’22 will vie for the UCS ...

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Brown updates event, travel COVID-19 policies

In light of “the rapidly evolving impact” of COVID-19 coronavirus, President Christina Paxson P'19 announced substantial new University event and travel policies, in an email circulated to community members March 6.  These policies will remain in place for events scheduled through April 13, Brian ...

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Brown, RISD respond to growing coronavirus concerns

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. The institutions offered different responses to students returning from affected ...

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Community mourns anti-Muslim violence in India

Thursday evening, Providence residents and University students and faculty  gathered on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center to take part in the “Holi Against Hindutva” demonstrations, joining other colleges and universities that demonstrated nationwide. Holi, a widely-celebrated ...

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EEP participants balance jobs, classes

Since 1999, the Employee Education Program has allowed full-time Brown employees to take college courses for degree programs or job-related development and has provided them with financial support. Programs offered include traditional classes at Brown and other institutions, distance learning and  ...

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GSC discusses unions, international student needs

At yesterday’s monthly meeting, the Graduate Student Council discussed various GSC initiatives, and members of the Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees bargaining committee shared updates on current union efforts. Since last year, SUGSE members have been bargaining for a contract for graduate ...

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UCS adds three referendums to elections ballot

At its general body meeting Wednesday evening, the Undergraduate Council of Students voted to add three referendums to the ballot of the upcoming UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections. Referendums can be proposed to the Council directly by any UCS member or by any undergraduate student who collects ...

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