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The University will limit summer pre-college programs to 400 on-campus high school students per week and will take measures to adhere to public health safety guidelines.

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Pre-college programs to be held on campus this summer

April 9, 2021 0 comments

The University intends to run its annual Summer@Brown and Leadership Institute pre-college programs in person at limited capacity this summer.

The University encourages community members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 MA’06, who cited vaccinations as a means of helping to prevent the spread of variants.

COVID-19 Updates, News

VP Carey discusses student COVID-19 vaccine requirement for fall, COVID-19 protocol moving forward

April 9, 2021 0 comments

Sixteen University community members tested positive for COVID-19 through the asymptomatic testing program from April 1 to April 7, Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 MA’06 told The Herald in a conversation April 8.

University Shuttle drivers have navigated new routes to facilitate easy travel around, to and from the de-densified campus.

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Brown University Shuttle drivers navigate new routes during spring semester

April 8, 2021 0 comments

On weeknights, Brown University Shuttle driver Danilo Paulino takes buses of students back and forth between downtown Providence and Brown’s campus on College Hill, each passenger masked and seated six feet apart from the next.

As part of End Sexual Violence At Brown's Week of Protest, over 200 students gathered on the Quiet Green and marched to President Christina Paxson's home in demand of administrative action and to raise awareness.

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Hundreds of students protest administrative response to sexual violence

April 8, 2021 0 comments

“CPax will hear us, DPhi will fear us” and “end sexual violence” rang out from behind masks reading “End Sexual Violence” in pink lettering.

Commencement for the graduating class of 2021 and 2021.5 will take place in two parts on May 2, one ceremony beginning at 10:00 am and the second at 2:30 pm.

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Modified in-person Commencement to take place, expanded to include class of 2021.5

April 8, 2021 0 comments

The University will hold Commencement in-person through two ceremonies and will open the event to students graduating mid-year in 2021.5, according to an email sent to the class of 2021 and 2021.5 April 8. 

Students for Educational Equity looks forward after students pass referendum on permanent test-optional admission policy

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Students for Educational Equity looks forward after students pass referendum on permanent test-optional admission policy

April 8, 2021 2 comments

As the University finishes its first admission cycle with a test-optional policy, implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of student voters advocated for the University to make the policy permanent on a recent referendum on the Undergraduate Council of Students’ spring election ballot. 

Emma Mary Woolley, one of the University's earliest female students, left behind a legacy of empowerment, embodied in the victories of her students, family and friends.

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The life and career of Mary Emma Woolley, one of Brown’s first female graduates

April 8, 2021 1 comment

“I must be effective, but not aggressive; womanly but not womanish; equal to social obligations but always on hand for the business ones,” Mary Emma Woolley 1895 wrote to her life partner Jeanette Marks on April 22, 1932.

"We didn’t know if we could come back from this,” said Sabrina Uribe Ruggiero of the Montessori Community School.

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Local child care services adapt to pandemic

April 8, 2021 0 comments

Rhode Island schools and child care organizations bore the brunt of reworking their programming, looking for ways to both serve these families’ needs and maintain some profit with an unprecedented inability to offer in-person services.

End Sexual Violence @ Brown called for the dissolution of Delta Phi after one of its members was expelled for mocking the organization.

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End Sexual Violence at Brown launches week of protest with poster campaign

April 7, 2021 0 comments

End Sexual Violence at Brown, a student coalition, launched its week of protest April 3 by hanging approximately 2,000 posters on and around campus. The poster campaign was the first of three events aimed at compelling the University administration to improve its anti-sexual violence efforts.

Over the last two months, Myanmar has lost over 300 civilian lives to the ongoing unrest, including 40 children.

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U. students studying in Myanmar amid a military coup discuss impact on daily life, learning

April 7, 2021 0 comments

On Feb. 1, Myanmar citizens woke up with no Internet and their phone lines cut off. A military televised program later informed the public that Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s state counselor and civilian leader, had been detained and charged under counts of voter fraud in the recent November democratic elections.