Skip to Content, Navigation, or Footer.

Hattie Xu

University News

University endowment grows 13.4 percent

The University’s endowment rose to nearly $3.5 billion over the 2017 fiscal year, according to a University press release. It grew by 13.4 percent, surpassing a preliminary benchmark of 11.1 percent. Compared to 145 peer colleges and universities, the endowment had strong returns, according to data ...

The Setonian
University News

Ted Choi ’19 dies unexpectedly

Ted Choi ’19 died May 24, wrote Dean of the College Maud Mandel and Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services Eric Estes in a community-wide email Thursday. Choi was a student with vast and diverse interests — though most of his classes were in science and other technical subjects, he ...

The Setonian
University News

DPS’ Hans Edwardsen dies

Hans Edwardsen, assistant director of systems and technology for the Department of Public Safety since 2010, died May 31, wrote Vice President for Human Resources Karen Davis in a community-wide email Thursday. Edwardsen had collapsed May 28 and was unable to regain consciousness even after emergency ...

The Setonian
University News

Philanthropist, business leader Herb Kaplan dies at 81

Herbert Kaplan, president of The Warren Alpert Foundation and former CEO of Warren Equities, died in his sleep Jan. 2, wrote Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack Elias in a community-wide email. Kaplan, a philanthropist and business leader, is remembered by the University community for his ...

University News

Students experience trouble receiving absentee ballots

As a campus that enrolls students from all 50 states in addition to Washington, D.C., Brown receives many absentee ballots at Mail Services every election cycle. But this year, many students encountered problems after requesting an absentee ballot from their precinct. Some students noticed a problem ...

University News

Paxson signs statement supporting DACA program

President Christina Paxson P’19 joined over 250 college and university presidents in signing a statement that calls for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to be “upheld, continued and expanded.” The statement was written by the administration of Pomona College and circulated by ...

University News

School of Public Health aims to make real-world impact

Though it has only been three years since the School of Public Health opened its doors, it has already touched lives both locally and around the world. The school’s mission is “to serve the community, the nation and the world,” according to its website. Through translating research findings into ...

University News

Poll finds correlation between SAT scores, area of study

Though the SAT may be a distant memory for some college students, it continues to play a significant role in college admission as high school students aim to gain entrance to their dream colleges. According to The Herald’s fall 2016 undergraduate poll, physical science concentrators tend to have higher ...

University News

Dean of School of Public Health to step down

Dean of the School of Public Health and Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice Terrie Fox Wetle will officially step down from the position of dean Sept. 1, 2017. Fox will return as a professor of health services, policy and practice after taking a sabbatical. President Christina Paxson P’19 ...

More articles »


More media »

Powered by SNworks Solutions by The State News
All Content © 2024 The Brown Daily Herald, Inc.