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Letters to the Editor

Letter: It is important to recognize team behind strong endowment returns

Opinions

Letter: It is important to recognize team behind strong endowment returns

October 15, 2019 Comments are Disabled

To the Editor: Thank you for highlighting the performance of the Brown endowment for fiscal year 2019 in your editorial on Oct. 4.

Letter: Public humanities can reshape graduate work

Opinions

Letter: Public humanities can reshape graduate work

October 6, 2019 Comments are Disabled

I write to support and extend E.L Meszaros GS’ recent column “Increase Training in Public Scholarship.”

Opinions

Letter: The value of this year’s First Readings

September 30, 2019 Comments are Disabled

It’s hard to describe how we felt when we first heard that the First Readings assignment would be The Idiot.

Letter: Students should take advantage of DPS services

Opinions

Letter: Students should take advantage of DPS services

September 20, 2019 Comments are Disabled

To the Editor: My name is Chun Cheng, and I am a Brown alum that just graduated a few months ago. I am writing regarding an article I saw in The Herald.

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

Opinions, Uncategorized

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

September 17, 2019 2 comments

The University’s decision to place Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives Peter Cohen on academic leave in the wake of reports that he helped conceal Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to Massachusetts Institute of Technology raises a broader issue.

Letter: Brown breaks education funding promise

Opinions

Letter: Brown breaks education funding promise

September 16, 2019 Comments are Disabled

I am disappointed in the Brown administration’s efforts to cite its current programmatic investments in Providence schools as a way to excuse Brown’s failure to meet its more than decade-old commitment to raise $10 million for a permanent fund to support K-12 education in Providence.

Letter: Brown’s gift policy is rooted in ethics

Opinions

Letter: Brown’s gift policy is rooted in ethics

September 13, 2019 Comments are Disabled

To the Editor: A recent guest column in The Herald, while well intentioned, incorrectly implied that Brown does not have a gift acceptance policy that is ethical. We want to assure the Brown community that the University does. The Communications, Alumni and External Affairs Committee of the Corporation of Brown […]

Letter: Public condemnation by CS HTAs further isolates students

Opinions

Letter: Public condemnation by CS HTAs further isolates students

September 8, 2019 Comments are Disabled

To the Editor: As a computing education researcher, a teaching assistant and, most importantly, an equal member of the CS community, I was deeply dismayed by the April 25 letter by Head Teaching Assistants for CSCI 0150: “Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming and Computer Science.”

Letter: Culture of Computer Science department is inclusive, growth oriented

Opinions

Letter: Culture of Computer Science department is inclusive, growth oriented

April 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Although we appreciate the PhD student’s concern, we feel his quote was not completely informed — as this student has never taken any of the CS department’s intro sequences.

Letter: Divestment a thorny issue, students should consider new strategies, partnerships

Opinions

Letter: Divestment a thorny issue, students should consider new strategies, partnerships

April 10, 2019 10 comments

To the Editor:In an April 4 op-ed in The Herald, I was impressed with Anuj Krishnamurthy ’19 ’s debating skills regarding divestment in support of Palestinian civil rights.