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Brown students focus on voter turnout in first ever Ivy League Voting Challenge

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Brown students focus on voter turnout in first ever Ivy League Voting Challenge

April 6, 2020 0 comments

As COVID-19 upends daily life across the country and around the world, political campaigning has largely been put on pause.

University extends S/NC deadline to May 1

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University extends S/NC deadline to May 1

April 4, 2020 0 comments

In an email to undergraduate students Friday, Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 announced that the deadline for changing grade options will be extended to May 1, the end of the last full week of classes. 

Brown cancels international summer programs due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Brown cancels international summer programs due to COVID-19 pandemic

April 4, 2020 0 comments

The University canceled all international undergraduate travel and programming for the coming summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an April 2 Today@Brown announcement. 

Brown librarians, medical students spearhead donation efforts to health care workers

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Brown librarians, medical students spearhead donation efforts to health care workers

April 2, 2020 0 comments

As healthcare workers across the state face shortages of personal protective equipment as they tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, some likely and unlikely heroes are helping to provide them with the proper supplies, including librarians and future doctors.

At its general body meeting this week, the Undergraduate Council of Students virtually discussed ways to best support students in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UCS works to support students through COVID-19, discusses Universal Pass

April 2, 2020 0 comments

At its first general body meeting since the University moved to remote instruction, the Undergraduate Council of Students virtually discussed ways to best support students in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. UCS also considered potential responses to the University’s temporary grading policy.

Watson Institute, Rhodes Center directors virtually talk economic impacts of COVID-19

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Watson Institute, Rhodes Center directors virtually talk economic impacts of COVID-19

April 2, 2020 0 comments

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs hosted a live virtual conversation Tuesday with Director Edward Steinfeld and Rhodes Center for International Economics and Finance Director Mark Blyth on the economic impacts of the virus.

The school has also postponed commencement for the class of 2020 to the weekend of Indigenous People's Day.

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RISD cancels on-campus summer programming

April 1, 2020 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design has canceled on-campus and in-person summer programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic. RISD’s commencement and graduate thesis show have also been postponed, according to an email from President Rosanne Somerson sent to students today.

High school seniors Kristen Quesada and Haley Damon filmed reaction videos that captured their acceptances.

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In midst of COVID-19 pandemic, accepted students react to admissions decisions

March 31, 2020 0 comments

As the economy suffers and schools close in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, last week proved at least one constant: it still feels pretty good to get an acceptance letter from Brown.

In the Undergraduate Student Council elections, Zanagee Artis ’22 and Jason Carroll ’21 vie for the UCS presidency, while Summer Dai ’22 and Sam Caplan '22 compete for the vice presidency.

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Candidates compete for UCS presidency, vice presidency

March 30, 2020 0 comments

Polls open today at 8 p.m. EDT for the Undergraduate Council of Students and Undergraduate Finance Board elections. Zanagee Artis ’22 and Jason Carroll ’21 vie for the UCS presidency, while Sam Caplan ’22 and Summer Dai ’22 compete for the vice presidency.

In the race for Undergraduate Finance Board chair, Akilesh Raman ’22 (left) runs unopposed, with Anika Ahluwalia ’23 (right) also running unopposed for UFB vice chair.

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UFB chair, vice chair candidates discuss platforms

March 30, 2020 0 comments

Akilesh Raman ’22 runs unopposed in the race for Undergraduate Finance Board chair, with Anika Ahluwalia ’23 also running unopposed for UFB vice chair.