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The University rejected GLO’s initial demand for a 10 percent stipend increase, and responded with a counteroffer of the minimum floor of a 2.5 percent increase that faculty and staff are receiving next year.

News, University News

GLO demands higher pay raise in U. negotiations

April 15, 2021 5 comments

The University is currently engaged in negotiations with the Graduate Labor Organization on increased pay raises for graduate workers, which they are demanding in order to offset the costs of their continued work amid the pandemic.

Among other goals, in DIAP Phase II the University plans to increase the number of students from historically underrepresented groups.

News, University News

University announces Phase II of Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

April 1, 2021 2 comments

Five years after the release of the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, the University is launching Phase II of the plan. Phase II reiterates the DIAP’s central goals while outlining new actions aimed specifically at increasing equity and inclusion in the community. Phase II does not replace the DIAP but […]

House ’20: Steven Pinker and who decides how campus culture should be repaired

Op-eds, Opinions

House ’20: Steven Pinker and who decides how campus culture should be repaired

March 25, 2021 0 comments

I am not the target audience for this. I found this thought echoing around my head as I read Andrew Reed’s March 12 column “Steven Pinker Wants to Repair Campus Culture.” The piece has a pretty veneer and frames itself as hopeful, but concerned. I am not convinced its true purpose is quite so positive.

Fuad ’23: Equity isn’t optional. The SATs should be

Op-eds, Opinions

Fuad ’23: Equity isn’t optional. The SATs should be

February 26, 2021 17 comments

In 1968, Black students at Brown staged a walkout to protest, among other inequalities, the disproportionately white student body. They demanded that incoming classes be at least 11 percent Black, so as to reflect the United States population at the time.

Reaching Ivy League Phase Four, which would permit athletes to participate in limited levels of local competition, will depend on public health conditions and the campus-wide restrictions specific to each Ivy League institution.

News, Sports, University News

Ivy League will not hold athletic competitions for spring season

February 18, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy League will not hold any competitions or championships for the spring season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement released Thursday.  There may be opportunities for local non-conference competition later in the season if public health conditions allow. 

Brown professors over 75 describe vaccination process

News, University News

Brown professors over 75 describe vaccination process

February 17, 2021 0 comments

For Barrett Hazeltine, professor emeritus of engineering, setting an appointment for his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine was a complicated process. Hazeltine, 89, said that, like anything else in Rhode Island, “you gotta know a guy.”

Teaching and quarantining under the same roof

News, University News

Teaching and quarantining under the same roof

February 11, 2021 0 comments

When the University decided to send students home and make classes virtual back in March, not only did students have to adapt to new learning environments, but professors, particularly those married to each other, had to adjust to teaching classes from their homes.

2021 Guide To Brown

2021 Guide To Brown

January 17, 2021 0 comments

Download the PDF here.

IN PHOTOS: Discovering Dorm Life

Multimedia, Photo Gallery

IN PHOTOS: Discovering Dorm Life

November 13, 2020 0 comments

This semester, the University opened the doors to on-campus residency to the majority of sophomores, juniors and seniors beginning on September 18. Dorms were all converted to single-occupancy rooms, each equipped with a mini-fridge and microwave.

Walsh ’23: Widespread support for Trump shows that democracy is at stake

Columns, Opinions

Walsh ’23: Widespread support for Trump shows that democracy is at stake

November 13, 2020 0 comments

Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump last Tuesday with both a healthy electoral college margin and a significant popular vote majority.