University News

Nicholson, panel give behind-the-scenes insight

April 26, 2009 0 comments

A star-studded panel featuring actor Jack Nicholson P’12, producer Robert Evans and Paramount CEO Brad Grey P’10 P’12 spoke to a full Salomon 101 on Saturday to discuss the roles of individuals in the movie-making process.

Mock trial team makes it to nationals

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Ten members of Brown Mock Trial earned a place at the American Mock Trial Association National Championship last weekend.

Tougaloo exchange opens eyes, doors

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Throughout the evolution of the partnership between Brown and Tougaloo College, the student exchange has remained its flagship program

Wertheimer ’10 wins UCS presidency

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Clay Wertheimer ’10 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students with 65 percent of the vote in this week’s run-off election, defeating Ryan Lester ’11.

PLME applications drop 13 percent

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Despite a 21 percent increase in applications for admission to the Class of 2013, PLME applications for the undergraduate class of 2013 decreased by 13 percent, according to Associate Dean of Medicine Julianne Ip. 

Faunce overhaul headlines summer construction

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Initial construction on the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center in Faunce House is now underway, and the University also plans to break ground on a new Creative Arts Center and renovate Caswell and Slater Halls before classes begin in September.

More active writing enforcement in store

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Plans to more actively enforce the undergraduate writing requirement are moving forward, according to Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron.

For visiting student, winding path led to Brown

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Instead of venturing off to the jungles of South America or the cobblestone streets of Europe, Michael Riecken, an undergraduate at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., chose to spend his junior year “abroad” on College Hill.

Move to online evals aims to save on paper

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Seventeen departments are using online course evaluations instead of in-class paper forms this semester, according to Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron.

Awesome Blossoms

April 23, 2009 0 comments