Imagine this: Shopping period is ending soon. After an hours-long search for another course to add to your schedule, you seem to have found the one. But how will you know whether it’s the best course for you?
The Institute at Brown for Environment and Society announced a holistic set of curriculum revisions to the Environmental Studies and Sciences concentration on Feb. 21, according to an email sent to all concentrators and affiliated faculty reviewed by The Herald.
Danielle Allen, a political scientist and professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School, spoke about her new book, “Justice by Means of Democracy” at a lecture hosted by Brown’s Democracy Project on Thursday. She also discussed social differences and the possibility of a more equitable economy.
BrownTogether, the University’s largest fundraising campaign, reached its $4 billion goal 10 months ahead of schedule, according to a letter to the community from President Christina Paxson P’19 P’MD’20 released Wednesday.
Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, spoke on campus Feb. 22 at an event sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity. Greenblatt’s visit, which saw dozens of students walk out during his talk, provoked discussion and controversy within the University community. ...
The University added a “fossil-free” mutual fund option to faculty and staff retirement plans in late December, Benefits Operations Director Kimberly Almeida wrote in an email to The Herald.
The University officially recognized the Third World Labor Organization, according to a Wednesday TWLO Instagram post. The union represents 53 student workers at the Brown Center for Students of Color.
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On Tuesday, geologist Ross Stein ’75 presented a workshop for aspiring researchers on identifying scientific fraud. The talk also focused on the complexities and risks of reporting such fraud to relevant authorities.
For freshly elected U.S. Representative Gabe Amo (D-R.I. 1), the first Black congressman to represent Rhode Island, mending the broken trust of the American people requires civic engagement which “demands optimism from all of us who desire a better world.”
Since the admissions cycle for the class of 2023, Brown has offered prospective students the opportunity to submit an optional two-minute video introduction in lieu of the in-person interviews colleges have traditionally conducted during the undergraduate admission process.
Brown produced the second-highest number of Fulbright scholars in the nation for the 2023-2024 program year, according to data from the Fulbright Program. The 36 scholarship winners — including both recent alumni and current graduate students — are teaching or conducting research in more than two ...
This semester, the 48 students registered for two group independent study courses will have an opportunity that few other Brown students ever get: a chance to introduce themselves to current and former executives in the NBA, NFL, MLB, WMLS and Premier League in the classroom.
Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO and national director of the Anti-Defamation League, spoke Thursday evening at an event sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity. The event was followed by a question-and-answer session moderated by Professor of Political Science Wendy Schiller. Partway ...
The Met and the Sharpe Refectory are the main dining halls at the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown respectively. But how does The Met compare to the Ratty? Do RISD students eat better than Brunonians? Is their artistic prowess fueled by their food? The Herald spoke to three Brown-RISD Dual Degree ...
For 18 years, Brown Refugee Youth Tutoring and Enrichment has brought educational support and one-on-one mentorship to Providence’s refugee community. With over 100 student volunteers commuting directly to tutees’ homes in the greater Providence area, the program aims to provide an intimate relationship ...
The Teaching Assistant Labor Organization — which represents undergraduate computer science teaching assistants — held elections for their leadership board Jan. 31. Yasmine Abdelaziz ’25, Shravya Sompalli ’25 and Arman Deendar ’25 were elected by acclamation for president, coordinator for ...
In the coming months, students at Brown may notice a new publication on College Hill — the Brown Jewish Journal.
Amid student activism responding to the Israel-Palestine war, campuses reconsidering their admissions policies and concerns of academic freedom in the face of political pressure, Brown and other universities face a deluge of difficult decisions with national implications.
A Jan. 12 revision to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act has prompted museums, including Brown’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, to implement changes and undergo repatriation procedures in recent years.