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Topic: accessibility

Editorial: Accessibility in a post-pandemic world

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Accessibility in a post-pandemic world

April 6, 2021 0 comments

As vaccines become much more widespread, we’re all ready to leave the horrors of the pandemic behind us. But there have been some silver linings. Looking forward as an institution, we ought to preserve the culture of understanding and accommodation that we were forced to develop in the face of the pandemic.

New online reporting form allows students to report sexual harassment anonymously

News, University News

New online reporting form allows students to report sexual harassment anonymously

March 17, 2021 5 comments

The Title IX Office introduced a new method of reporting incidents of sexual harassment, sexual violence or gender-based discrimination on its website Dec. 10, 2020.

Pipatjarasgit ’21: Enrollment as a part-time undergraduate student: An option that should be available to all

Columns, Opinions

Pipatjarasgit ’21: Enrollment as a part-time undergraduate student: An option that should be available to all

February 1, 2021 2 comments

In July 2020, shortly after Brown released its plan for conducting the academic year amidst the current pandemic, I sat at home weighing my options for how I would choose to navigate what I knew would be an atypical academic year.

UCS project to grant 24/7 swipe access to Bear’s Lair

News, University News

UCS project to grant 24/7 swipe access to Bear’s Lair

March 10, 2020 Comments are Disabled

All residential students will soon have 24/7 swipe access into the Graduate Center Bear’s Lair as part of a pilot program for this spring, according to Associate Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students Koren Bakkegard.

Meszaros GS: Speaking into the mic

Columns, Opinions

Meszaros GS: Speaking into the mic

October 15, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Many academic institutions are attempting to increase accessibility, considering everything from the design of campus buildings to accommodations at conferences and workshops.

Kramer ’20: Brown is accessible, but not enough

Columns, Opinions

Kramer ’20: Brown is accessible, but not enough

September 18, 2019 Comments are Disabled

There is a lot of rhetoric about increased awareness of social injustices on Brown’s campus.

The University launched a redesigned home page as part of the first phase of the new brown.edu website, which aims to improve user experience. The website was last redone nine years ago.

News, University News

University launches new website

April 3, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The first phase of the new brown.edu website launched yesterday, featuring a new home page and over 50 more accessible and updated sites linked to the core University website.

Editorial: SEAS reporting system is an opportunity for a more equitable community

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: SEAS reporting system is an opportunity for a more equitable community

February 14, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On Dec. 18, the Undergraduate Council of Students announced the launch of the new Student and Employee Accessibility Services reporting system via email to the student body.

Meszaros GS: University must improve sidewalk safety and accessibility

Columns, Opinions

Meszaros GS: University must improve sidewalk safety and accessibility

February 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On the first day of classes, I walked to campus up to College Hill on sidewalks that had seen little shoveling or salting. On many occasions it seemed safer to walk on the plowed and salted streets, which put me in danger of automobile traffic but limited my chances of slipping and falling.

Clark ’19: A reminder of reality to those who judge

Columns, Opinions

Clark ’19: A reminder of reality to those who judge

September 26, 2018 2 comments

Earlier this week, Aidan Calvelli ’19 wrote a column calling to ban consulting firms from campus, arguing that “the mad rush to help rich companies get richer obscures a search for employment animated by an independent quest for meaning and social fulfillment.”