“The fraction of the As is getting pretty high — too high for comfort,” President Christina Paxson P ’19 told The Herald in 2014, pointing to the continuous grade inflation at Brown and at its peer institutions. And since then, the trend has continued to hold strong. For ...
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NASA astrophysicist and citizen science officer Marc Kuchner facilitated a seminar Tuesday in Barus and Holley on the growing importance of “citizen science” — an uncoordinated collection of independent volunteers around the world — in advancing the discovery of exoplanets and planet formation. ...
Professor of Religious Studies Thomas Lewis ’90, known by the campus community as “Tal,” was appointed as interim dean of the Graduate School, according to an April 5 Today@Brown announcement from Provost Richard Locke P’18.
At the Graduate Student Council’s monthly meeting Wednesday, graduate departmental representatives voted on commencement speakers for this year’s graduate student graduation ceremony. The meeting opened with several graduate students presenting a condensed version or summary of their speech. ...
Rabbi Michelle Dardashti from Brown RISD Hillel accepted the position of Senior Rabbi at Kane Street Synagogue in Brooklyn, NY and will start her role later this summer.
The Graduate Student Council hosted Andrew Campbell, dean of the graduate school, and Zhichun Lin, assistant director of career counseling, in its general body meeting on Wednesday.
At the Graduate Student Council’s first meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, members approved a budget of $81,193 for the spring semester, voting to nearly double previous fund allocations toward the food insecurity program for graduate students in need.
The impending threat of the Omicron variant has caused uncertainty about how to proceed with the spring semester. Some professors and students have accepted the risks of the pandemic and are prepared to slowly return to normalcy. Others remain anxious and plan to proceed with caution.
In 2011, the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission was created to develop dozens of acres of land that were previously occupied by Interstate 195 in Providence’s Jewelry District and Fox Point neighborhoods. Ten years later, the commission has already completed several developments.
The Herald asked four faculty members about their thoughts on the current state of the nation one year into the Biden administration. They praised some of Biden’s policy efforts but called for more dramatic action in certain areas.