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Topic: COVD-19

Campus tours will resume in the fall, and the University plans to have more weekend events and outreach from the Office of Admission.

News, University News

Admission office plans to return to pre-pandemic tour, travel policy

July 11, 2021 0 comments

The University’s Office of Admission will resume in-person campus tours and some high school visits this fall, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell and an email to the student body from Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 MA’06 last month.

The future of online learning at Brown

News, University News

The future of online learning at Brown

June 7, 2021 0 comments

Since March 2020, the student experience at the University has been largely relegated to Zoom meetings and recorded lectures. But the novel prevalence of online technology in the University curriculum has provided a chance for the University to examine how it educates and challenges faculty and students alike.

Hong ’24: Brown should require COVID-19 vaccinations for the fall

Columns, Opinions

Hong ’24: Brown should require COVID-19 vaccinations for the fall

March 30, 2021 9 comments

Recently, Rutgers University announced that, religious and medical exemptions aside, it will require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to campus in the fall. Even with the end of the pandemic in sight, Rutgers has not taken for granted that its health situation on campus will get better. […]

Gov. Gina Raimondo implemented a stay-at-home advisory and shortened some in-person business operating hours, among other measures, Thursday.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Rhode Island to initiate stricter public health restrictions following COVID-19 case climb

November 5, 2020 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo announced adjustments to Rhode Island’s Phase 3 public health guidelines Thursday, which will begin Nov. 8 and last at least two weeks as a precautionary measure against the continuing climb in COVId-19 cases. Rhode Island saw 566 positive COVID-19 test results Nov. 4.

70 Ship Street, a multi-lab research building, remains open for workers. All affected areas and common spaces were cleaned or closed.

News, University News

Five 70 Ship Street workers have tested positive for COVID-19 over past four weeks

September 22, 2020 0 comments

Five individuals working in University labs at 70 Ship Street, a multi-lab research building, have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past four weeks, according to a Sept. 19 email to workers, reviewed by The Herald, from Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey. 

The University COVID-19 test statistics reflect data collected from Aug. 25-Sept. 15.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Brown COVID-19 testing update: 13 total positive cases as of 9/15

September 15, 2020 Comments are Disabled

As college students across the country face sudden evacuations of their schools and administrators scramble to modify reopening plans announced in the summer, one common metric underlies each decision: testing numbers. 

The ghosts of Spring Weekends past

Arts & Culture

The ghosts of Spring Weekends past

April 23, 2020 Comments are Disabled

For the first time since Brown’s annual music festival was born in 1950, Brown Concert Agency’s highly anticipated Spring Weekend was canceled completely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving students wondering what their experience might have been. 

Mental health services still available to Brown on-campus and afar: ‘We’re talking to people all over the world’

Metro, News

Mental health services still available to Brown on-campus and afar: ‘We’re talking to people all over the world’

April 14, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, when many students find themselves far from campus and their usual mental health resources, Counseling and Psychological Services is still providing services to students across College Hill and the globe.

Brody-Heine ’22: COVID-19 reveals the weaknesses of our health care system

Columns, Opinions

Brody-Heine ’22: COVID-19 reveals the weaknesses of our health care system

March 10, 2020 Comments are Disabled

“So, as you all probably know, the coronavirus has hit Rhode Island.”Immediately after this announcement by my professor, I walked briskly up Thayer Street to CVS with the intention of buying multiple bottles of hand sanitizer and soap to stock up.