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Aman ’20: How to make clubs more inclusive

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: How to make clubs more inclusive

February 3, 2020 0 comments

Last week, Rachael Schmidt ’21 wrote a column  arguing that clubs at Brown need to be inclusive. Schmidt argues that while clubs face logistical challenges in becoming more inclusive, they still have room to grow. But making clubs more inclusive isn’t as hard as Schmidt makes it out to be.

Kate Felder was given a Rising Star Excellence Award. The Excellance Awards highlight exceptional University employees annually.

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Kate Felder named University staff Rising Star

January 23, 2020 0 comments

Kate Felder, data specialist and assistant to the executive director at Brown University Department of Public Safety, was awarded the 2019 Rising Star Excellence Award for University staff Dec. 19.

Flynn ‘20.5: No, Brown should not change its motto

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Flynn ‘20.5: No, Brown should not change its motto

November 18, 2019 1 comment

In her column last week, Rebecca Aman ’20 argued that Brown should change its Latin motto from “In Deo Speramus,” — meaning “In God We Hope” — to “Speramus,” — meaning “We hope.”

University develops new programs to support PPSD

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University develops new programs to support PPSD

October 15, 2019 0 comments

Amid efforts to define its contributions to public education in Providence, the University is working to channel its resources toward developing a new partnership program with designated Providence public schools, said President Christina Paxson P’19. 

Gail McCarthy has a wide fan base among students, who know her for her kindness while swiping their ID cards in dining halls on campus.

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Beloved cashier reflects on 17 years at University

October 7, 2019 0 comments

More than Sunday brunches in the Sharpe Refectory or the aroma of muffins in the Blue Room, Brown students love their dining experiences because of Gail McCarthy.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities granted $172,000 to the Brown Judaic Studies Program, which will allow them to digitize works published in limited print editions.

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Judaic studies receives grant to make work more accessible

April 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Scholars from the University’s Judaic Studies program recently received a $172,000 grant that will enable the program to digitize academic works published in limited, often-inaccessible print editions, said Michael Satlow.

University suspends terminal master’s in history

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University suspends terminal master’s in history

April 1, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The University will no longer offer terminal master’s degrees in history beginning in the 2019-20 school year.

BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

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BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

March 22, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The University’s BrownTogether fundraising campaign recently surpassed a $2 billion fundraising milestone in its push to reach $3 billion by 2022.

Aman ’20: It’s time to scrap the $70 re-admission fee

Opinions

Aman ’20: It’s time to scrap the $70 re-admission fee

March 21, 2019 Comments are Disabled

I first discovered that students who take a leave of absence are required to pay a $70 re-admission fee after reading an op-ed submitted by Soyoon Kim ‘19 and Addy Schuetz ‘19.5, the leavetaking coordinators at the Curricular Resource Center.

Athletic Director Jack Hayes offered Gordon Ernst ’89, a Division I tennis coach recently indicted in the national college admissions scandal, the head coaching position for men’s tennis in 2016.

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University offered coaching position to alum indicted in admissions scandal

March 20, 2019 3 comments

Gordon Ernst ’89, a Division I tennis coach recently indicted in the national college admissions scandal, was offered the head coaching position for Brown’s men’s tennis team in 2016 while federal authorities allege he was accepting millions of dollars in bribes as a coach at Georgetown University.