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Topic: campus life

Univeristy Covid-19 testing centers will remain open in the break between the spring and summer semesters.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

VP Carey looks ahead as R.I. general vaccine eligibility date, end of semester approach

April 4, 2021 0 comments

Twenty-seven community members tested positive for COVID-19 through the asymptomatic testing program between March 25 and March 31, according to the Healthy Brown COVID-19 Testing Update April 2.

Given federal course-credit guidelines and the need for pubic health safety during the 2020-2021 acadmeic year, "the (academic) calendar had to be the way it is," according to VP Russell Carey.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

VP Carey: Increase in COVID-19 cases is a ‘definite turn in a different direction’ due to individual actions

March 28, 2021 0 comments

The University saw an increase in positive COVID-19 cases this week, with 37 community members testing positive through the asymptomatic testing program March 21 to March 27, according to the Healthy Brown COVID-19 Dashboard. The majority of cases came from undergraduate students on campus.

First years navigate transition to college during COVID

News, University News

First years navigate transition to college during COVID

February 17, 2021 0 comments

On Tuesday, members of the University’s class of 2024 proceeded up College Street and through the historic Van Wickle gates that mark the entrance to Brown’s campus, engaging in a ritual that only takes place twice a year to herald the entrance of first years and the exit of graduating seniors.

Fashion@Brown announces ‘bigger-than-ever’ 2021 Brown Fashion Week lineup

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Fashion@Brown announces ‘bigger-than-ever’ 2021 Brown Fashion Week lineup

February 11, 2021 0 comments

Brown Fashion Week ’21 promises “bigger-than-ever” virtual programming this March, including a star-studded lineup of CEOs and style icons, according to an email to The Herald from President of Fashion@Brown Sasha Pinto ’21. 

Beginning Jan. 27, classes of 19 students or fewer will be permitted to meet in person.

News, University News

University moves to Modified Campus Activity level 2

January 26, 2021 0 comments

The University will transition into a Modified Level 2 of the Campus Activity Status beginning Jan. 27, at which point classes of 19 students or fewer will be allowed to meet in person, according to an email sent by Russell Carey, executive vice president for planning and policy, Tuesday evening. […]

During stage two of Quiet Period, students may pick up meals from any on-campus dining location, gather in small groups with masks, exercise outdoors and order food using contactless delivery apps.

News, University News

Students move to stage 2 of Quiet Period

January 21, 2021 0 comments

Students who recently arrived on campus can move into stage two of Quiet Period starting Jan. 23 at 6 a.m., according to a Thursday night email from Associate Vice President for Campus Life Vanessa Britto and Dean of Students Koren Bakkegard.

Balancing daily life, academics and public health concerns with the potential undergraduate return to campus, graduate students navigate unprecedented circumstances this fall.

News, University News

Graduate students worry about safety as fall semester begins, more students return

September 9, 2020 0 comments

Graduate students entering the fall semester are concerned about access to campus resources and safety, especially with the looming return of some of the undergraduate population.

Truesdell leaves position as assistant VP for campus life

News, University News

Truesdell leaves position as assistant VP for campus life

February 7, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Nicole Truesdell, who served as assistant vice president for campus life from March 2018 until January 2020, stepped down last month to transition into an “affiliated faculty role,” announced Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes in a Jan. 25 Today@Brown announcement.

Zanagee Artis ’22 was named one of Teen Vogue’s “9 Climate Activists of Color You Should Know.” The founder of Zero Hour, Artis has organized climate justice marches across the globe.

News, University News

Climate activist Artis ’22 featured in Teen Vogue

January 28, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Zanagee Artis ’22 believes in the power of a single person to be a force for change. As a co-founder of Zero Hour, an international climate justice organization, Artis has organized marches across the globe to demonstrate the need for climate justice.

UCS offers free airport shuttles to U. students over breaks

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UCS offers free airport shuttles to U. students over breaks

January 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The Undergraduate Council of Students offered free shuttle rides to T.F. Green Airport for Thanksgiving and winter breaks and hopes to work with University administrators to make the shuttles a service for future breaks.