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Sexual misconduct policy may change

The Office of Student Life is recommending changes in the University's Sexual Misconduct Policy and the creation of an Office for Student Conduct for academic and non-academic offenses, announced Margaret Klawunn, Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services, at a Brown University Community Council ...


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All-access gym pass popular in first few weeks

With the new all-access pass offered by the Physical Education Department this semester, pass holders can attend an unlimited number of classes — a welcome change, according to athletics department administrators and enrollment statistics. The introduction of the $99 all-access pass — which ...


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Spring Weekend tickets on sale tomorrow

Tickets for this year's Spring Weekend concerts featuring Snoop Dogg and MGMT will be available Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. on Brown Student Agency's online store at http://bsa.brown.edu, according to Abigail Schreiber '11, Brown Concert Agency's hospitality chair.


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University announces 60 staff layoffs

The University will lay off approximately 60 staff members in June, administrators announced to employees via e-mail message Monday morning. This figure does not include the 139 staff members who have opted for voluntary early retirement packages.


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Monk lectures on 'search for self'

A scholar of one of the mystical traditions of Hinduism, Swami Atmarupananda of the international Ramakrishna Order of Monks, led four guided meditations Sunday centered around the theme "Who am I? The Search for the Self" as part of the Sixth Annual Mary Interlandi '05 Lectureship. The event, held ...


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Departments and concentration programs face review

Five academic units are in the midst of being reviewed this semester by internal review teams — led by the Academic Priorities Committee — and external review teams of scholars from other institutions, according to guidelines and procedures for reviews of academic programs produced by the ...


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Med students fundraise for new building

On Friday night the Medical Student Senate hosted a fundraiser at 222 Richmond St. for the renovations that will transform it into Alpert Medical School's new Medical School Education Building. With drywall pieces scattered on the floor, large holes in walls, light fixtures missing and orange spray ...


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Africana studies to launch grad program in fall 2011

The creation of a graduate program in Africana studies marks the latest development in the growth of the department, which hired renowned author Chinua Achebe in the fall. The Corporation approved the new program in December, said Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies and chair of the department. ...


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UTRA awards constant from last year

Applicants for summer Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards were informed of decisions March 12, and the number of awards remained the same as last year, said Besenia Rodriguez, associate dean of the College for undergraduate research.


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Simmons warns HEI over rights

President Ruth Simmons wrote a letter to HEI Hotels and Resorts' CEO last month to publicly express concern over reports of workers' rights violations, becoming the first university leader to do so, according to a March 15 press release from the Brown Student Labor Alliance.


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Student and father write guide to World Cup

This year rings in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, a competition that never fails to bring out the passion that both Harry Stark '11 and Steven Stark P'11 share for soccer. The two have collaborated on a guidebook about the World Cup that will be published at the beginning of April. The guidebook, "World Cup ...


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Corporation adopts new policy for minutes

The minutes from Corporation meetings held after July 1, 2009, will be made public after 25 years, a change from the previous policy of holding the minutes for 50 years, according to Russell Carey '91 MA'06, senior vice president for Corporation affairs and governance. The Corporation approved the change ...





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