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Watson Institute honors Gregorian’s legacy

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 ...


Staff retirement plans offer limited sustainable options

The University’s retirement benefits for faculty and staff are tied to corporations involved in the extraction of fossil fuels, including Chevron, ConocoPhillips and Enbridge. The current selection of benefits requires employees to choose between investments of subpar sustainability and a stable retirement. ...

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Sylvia Carey-Butler reflects on new position

On June 24, the University announced the appointment of Dr. Sylvia R. Carey-Butler for the position of Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity, The Herald previously reported. The University’s announcement stated that her position would include leading the Office of Institutional Equity ...

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Coalition demands U. act on BDS conditions

A coalition of 18 student groups on campus urged the University administration to increase wages for Brown Dining Services workers and invest in hiring and new equipment, in a statement released Oct. 12. The coalition was formed in response to Herald reporting on understaffing and equipment shortages ...


E-bikes back in Providence: an early look at the Spin program

The City of Providence saw in June the return of an electric bike rental program, this time operated by the electric bike- and scooter-sharing company Spin. The orange bikes have become an increasingly common sight around College Hill, but the Spin program, which aimed to put 400 bikes on Providence ...

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