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Truesdell leaves position as assistant VP for campus life

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Truesdell leaves position as assistant VP for campus life

February 7, 2020 0 comments

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.

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Climate activist Artis ’22 featured in Teen Vogue

January 28, 2020 0 comments

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.

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis spoke about proposed changes to the Department of Education’s sexual assault guidelines in a joint meeting hosted by the Title IX Office, UCS and the Brown chapter of NARAL.

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Title IX office talks impact of proposed federal guidelines

December 7, 2018 3 comments

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis gave a presentation to students on what the changes could mean for how the University investigates instances of sexual misconduct under Title IX.

Though students discovered chipping lead paint on the interior walls of Donovan House, Environmental Health and Safety concluded that it is unlikely to cause lead exposure.

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University examines lead paint in Donovan House

November 18, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Department of Facilities Management will work with a painting contractor certified by the Environmental Protection Agency to repaint areas of Donovan House over winter break following students’ detection of lead in chipping wall paint.

Dining Services raises wages for all student workers

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Dining Services raises wages for all student workers

November 9, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Following discussions between Brown Dining Services and the BuDS student management team, Dining Services raised student workers’ wages for all positions, wrote Director of Dining Services Peter Rossi in an email to The Herald.

Before serving as dean of students, Mary Grace Almandrez was the director of the Brown Center for Students of Color until 2014, for which she was awarded the University Excellence Award for Managing Excellence.

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Dean of Students stepping down next month

October 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Mary Grace Almandrez will step down from her position as associate vice president for campus life and dean of students, according to an Oct.19 email.

Co-chairs of the UCS elections board Katherine Barry ’19 (left) and Kathryn Stack ’19 (right) announced the results of the election Thursday night.

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Tahir ’19 elected next UCS president

March 23, 2018 Comments are Disabled

​​Shanzé Tahir ’19 was elected the next president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Camila Pelsinger ’20 was elected the next vice president, announced co-chairs of the UCS election board Katherine Barry ’19 and Kathryn Stack ’19 Thursday night on the steps of the Stephen Roberts ’62 Campus Center.

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UCS, UFB candidates commence campaigns

March 15, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Shanzé Tahir ’19 and Fabrice Guyot-Sionnest ’20 will compete to become the next president of the Undergraduate Council of Students in next week’s elections, UCS announced yesterday.

University offers pay raise for Summer@Brown staff, addresses allegations of racism

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University offers pay raise for Summer@Brown staff, addresses allegations of racism

July 25, 2017 5 comments

Following weeks of protest and negotiations, the University is taking steps to address Summer@Brown student employee concerns