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Computer science professor selected as Sloan Fellow

For the fourth year in a row, a faculty member in the computer science department has been awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship, which recognizes the work and promise of early-career scholars by awarding winners a two-year, $65,000 fellowship, according to its website. Tim Kraska, assistant professor ...


Graduate student unionization affiliation vote closes

Updated on Mar. 22 at 12:57 p.m. The debate over graduate student unionization at the University starts a new chapter as Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees — the main group pushing for unionization on campus — concluded voting on the labor union with which it will affiliate. The American Federation ...

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Class of 2021 applicant profile

The University received a total of 32,699 applications for the class of 2021, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell. The number of applicants increased from last year’s applicant pool, which saw 32,280 students seek admission to the University for the class of 2020. This year’s applicant pool ...

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UCS launches staff appreciation Facebook page

Launched by the Undergraduate Council of Students at the end of February, the Celebrating Staff at Brown Facebook page highlights University staff members “who we interact with and who keep the University running” as part of an effort to show staff appreciation, said UCS treasurer Yuzuka Akasaka ...

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Depts. release new DDIAP spring courses

As the University’s academic departments released their own departmental diversity and inclusion action plans last fall, many mentioned new spring courses intended to build upon the goals set forth in the University’s Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan to increase faculty and student diversity ...

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Volpicello ’18 withdraws from UCS vice presidential race

Alex Volpicello ’18 withdrew from the Undergraduate Council of Students  vice presidential race Monday night, leaving Naveen Srinivasan ’19 to run uncontested for the position. The race for every UCS position is now uncontested, including the race for president, which is headed by Chelse-Amoy Steele ...

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Grammy-winning composer performs in jazz concert

Monty Alexander, a Grammy award winning composer, showed off his creative and eclectic jazz style at the 30th Annual Eric Adam Brudner ’84 Memorial Concert in Salomon Hall March 18. His band, the Harlem Kingston Express, played a setlist incorporating a range of pieces that featured genres from traditional ...

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U. hosts National Diversity Summit

After releasing its first annual report on the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, the University hosted its biennial National Diversity Summit this weekend featuring a series of panels and breakout sessions designed to relay the importance of diversity and inclusion in higher education. Organized ...

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UCS, UFB candidates debate campus issues

Candidates running for executive positions for the Undergraduate Student Council and the Undergraduate Finance Board discussed a range of issues, including a possible raise in the student activities fee, staffing at the Title IX office and increased recruitment for both bodies, at a debate Sunday night. Chelse-Amoy ...

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UCS presidential candidate runs unopposed

Chelse-Amoy Steele ’18 will run uncontested for president of the Undergraduate Student Council while Naveen Srinivasan ’19 and Alex Volpicello ’18 will contend for the position of vice president, UCS announced Wednesday night. Yuzuka Akasaka ’18 and Aryan Chhabria ’18 vie for chair of the ...

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