Native American language and culture classes have not always been offered at Brown. But, through the recent work of community members, students have been given the opportunity to engage with Native culture and history in the classroom, bringing perspectives to the University that have long been excluded. ...
Brown transitioned to self-administered COVID-19 testing at One Davol Square today, according to a Nov. 4 email announcement. The new method of testing allows students and faculty to conduct their own PCR test with staff on site to facilitate the process.
Rhode Island received $8.5 million in September from the sale of emission permits as a result of its participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a cap-and-trade program that includes 11 northeastern states.
The University has invited 16 female Afghan student applicants from the Asian University for Women to join the fall 2021 semester on humanitarian parole as non-degree students.
Gov. Dan McKee and Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos released the Rhode Island 2030 plan Oct. 15, outlining their vision for Rhode Island’s future in the coming decade.
$10 worth of coal-fired electricity can cause $16 worth of damage to the rest of society. While simple, this anecdote illustrates precisely what Harvard’s Natty McArthur University Professor Rebecca Henderson believes are the fundamental flaws in modern capitalist economies.
UCS passes resolution to call on University to end preferential treatment of legacy students in admissionsBy Shilpa Sajja | October 27
The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed funding a health and wellness initiative and conducting its annual fall poll at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.
This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the return of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps to Brown, after the program was discontinued on College Hill in 1969.
The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America partnered with the Office of the Provost to host the first event of the year of the University’s “Race & in America” series Tuesday, a webinar titled “Race & Inequality in America.”
The University will cover the cost of tuition for most current and future students from families earning under $125,000 a year by removing home equity — which essentially describes the current market value of a property — from Brown’s calculations of family contribution and financial aid scholarships, ...
The University will begin moving toward need-blind admissions for international students over the next four years, according a Monday press release from President Christina Paxson P’19 that also included a broader suite of investments in financial aid and access to the University.
A new University initiative will aim to prepare Providence public school students to enter selective four-year institutions, in addition to bringing more PPSD students to the University, according a Monday press release from President Christina Paxson P’19 that also included a broader suite of ...
The University expects the endowment to contribute more to the operating budget in the coming years, as the portion drawn from the endowment is based on its average market value over the past three years, according a Monday press release from President Christina Paxson P’19 that also included a broader ...
Protesters gathered in Burnside Park in downtown Providence Saturday afternoon to call for action on evictions, homelessness and the housing crisis, all of which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Friday Oct. 15 marked the launch of the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program, which will provide Providence small businesses with microgrants of up to $2,500.
Vartan Gregorian, Brown’s 16th president and former president of the Carnegie Corporation, passed away last April and was honored in a virtual event yesterday for his commitment to diversity, peace and equal opportunity. “Fostering a More Just and Peaceful World — Vartan Gregorian and His Legacies ...
The University sold Hoppin House, a mansion located on Benefit Street which sits on the National Register of Historic Places, for $2 million on Sept. 30, according to the Real Estate and Auxiliary Housing Office.
Amid Providence’s growing vegan scene, 28 restaurants will soon participate in the third annual Providence Vegan Restaurant Week, which aims to celebrate vegan cuisine and showcase innovative plant-based options.
The Undergraduate Council of Students shared updates from Vice President of Dining Programs George Barboza about understaffing in University dining halls and discussed how the student body can support Dining Services workers at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.
Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education Allan Tunkel will step down from his position May 22, 2022 after 8 years at the University, according to an email announcement made by Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack Elias.