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Unpaid internships - and funding - in high demand

Whether it is due to the difficulties students face in landing a paid summer job or their desire to learn more about a potential career path, the number of undergraduates seeking internships has increased. In response to the growing interest, the Career Development Center is looking to hire an internship ...


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Application numbers soar, admit rate drops

As applications for Brown's class of 2014 poured in, the Admissions Office overflowed with paper — literally. With a flood of application papers that exceeded the office's capacity, Alumnae Hall had to be temporarily transformed into a holding area for the huge stacks of prospective talent.


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Brown's 2010 honorary degree recipients

This year Brown will award honorary degrees to eight individuals prominent in a variety of fields, including film, public service and historical scholarship. The recipients were selected by the Board of Fellows of the Corporation, based on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Honorary Degrees. ...


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Brown at the Beach: A College Hill reading list

Summer reading may not have been mandatory since high school, but a lack of requirements has never stopped Brown students from broadening their minds. So here it is, The Herald's very own list of must-reads for this summer, featuring books by members of the Brown community.The Genius in All of UsDavid ...


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After fiscal storm, a slow return to strength

As Brown's budget guru and planner extraordinaire, Beppie Huidekoper runs a tight ship. Her desk is covered with memos and documents, her schedule a solid block of appointments. But despite her chronic optimism, the aftermath of the recent financial crisis has proved a challenge to even this most seasoned ...


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'Reserve'-ing judgment for ROTC

At Brown today, bared navels are a more common sight then naval officers — but that wasn't always the case.Brown was once home to a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps, but 40 years ago the faculty voted to expel the program from College Hill. Now, some students want to bring it back, though ...


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Brown faces dilemma with assault accusations

After a federal judge expressed apprehension earlier this month over the University's decision to handle a rape allegation internally without notifying law enforcement, representatives from a students' rights organization and a sexual assault victims' advocacy group have both criticized universities' ...


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Fall term might stay longer

The College Curriculum Council met last month to discuss changes to the academic calendar that might permanently start the school year the Wednesday before Labor Day in order to make the fall and spring semesters the same length.


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Service and schoolwork combine in new program

Community service is a part of many Brown students' extracurricular experience, but new programs — such as the Engaged Scholars Initiative — at the Swearer Center for Public Service support service learning in courses and research. The center is particular about using the term "engaged scholars" ...



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