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Gregorian dies at 87

Former University President Vartan Gregorian died April 15 at age 87. Known for increasing diversity and growing the University’s endowment to over $1 billion during his tenure, Gregorian served as president of the University from 1988 to 1997. He was the University’s first foreign-born president. Gregorian ...


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GLO demands higher pay raise in U. negotiations

The University is currently engaged in negotiations with the Graduate Labor Organization on increased pay raises for graduate workers, which they are demanding in order to offset the costs of their continued work amid the pandemic. These wage negotiations are part of the union’s broader “Raises, ...


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Pre-college programs to be held on campus this summer

The University intends to run its annual Summer@Brown and Leadership Institute pre-college programs in person at limited capacity this summer. The landscape of this summer’s programming will be distinctly different, with campus resources split between enrolled undergraduates in a modified summer trimester ...


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RI to hold vaccination weekends for residents of color

In order to reduce the racial disparity in COVID-19 vaccination rates in Rhode Island, the state will hold two mass vaccination weekends for residents of color in the state. These events, which aim to vaccinate 12,000 people in four days, were created in response to vaccine inequity amid a pandemic ...


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Metro

Ward 1 residents criticize revised Brook Street dorm plans

Ward 1 residents expressed their concerns in reaction to the University’s revised plan for the two-building residence hall on Brook Street at a virtual community meeting April 8. The original layout for the dormitory would have crossed through the Providence Historic District and housed approximately ...


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Local child care services adapt to pandemic

When child care services across the state were forced to close operations on March 29, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families had to adapt to losing an integral part of their daily routine. Rhode Island schools and child care organizations bore the brunt of reworking their programming, looking ...






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