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Topic: COVID-19

The University previously hosted its first on-campus COVID-19 vaccine clinic May 17. All students planning to return to campus for the 2021-22 academic year must be vaccinated by the fall semester.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

University to require all employees, on-campus students to receive COVID-19 vaccine by July 1

May 20, 2021 7 comments

The University will require that all employees and all students engaged in on-campus activities receive both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by July 1, according to a May 20 letter sent to the Brown community by President Christina Paxson P’19.

The University’s history of hosting vaccination clinics made it a viable location to administer COVID-19 vaccines as Rhode Island seeks to widen vaccine availability throughout the state.

News, University News

U. hosts first on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students, faculty, staff

May 18, 2021 1 comment

The University hosted its first on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic Monday for students, faculty and staff, offering participants their first dose of the Moderna vaccine.

The summer Quiet Period was previously shortened to seven days from the original 14-day Quiet Period implemented during the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Brown ends Quiet Period early at start of summer term

May 15, 2021 0 comments

The University ended Quiet Period today, three days early for students who arrived on campus from May 9 to 11 for the summer semester, according to a Saturday email from Associate Vice Presidents for Campus Life Vanessa Britto MMSc’96 and Koren Bakkegard.

Students, faculty and teaching assistants who wish to do so will have the option to continue learning remotely, despite in-person instruction.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Brown guidelines for Summer 2021 semester

May 11, 2021 0 comments

With students returning to campus for the summer semester, the University maintains the importance of following public health guidelines. The summer term will enroll about 2,000 undergraduate students and two groups of pre-college summer program students in June and July.

Given the inherent uncertainty of the pandemic, the Council acknowledged that extreme circumstances could create the need to reverse course and, as such, all Ivy League schools “are each planning for a range of possible scenarios.”

News, Sports

Ivy League plans to resume normal athletic competition in fall

May 5, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy League plans to resume athletic competition for the fall 2021 season, according to a joint statement issued Tuesday by the Council of Ivy League Presidents. 

Editors’ note: This summer, The Herald will publish online daily

Editors' Note

Editors’ note: This summer, The Herald will publish online daily

May 5, 2021 0 comments

The Herald will publish content on our website daily throughout the summer term.

Commencement 2021 | Sophie Culpepper ’21: Losing spring, and finding home

Columns, Opinions

Commencement 2021 | Sophie Culpepper ’21: Losing spring, and finding home

April 29, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

Before last March, I had never seen someone open a trash can with their elbows. For whatever reason, that is the detail I visualize when I recall my first impression of what would soon explode into the COVID-19 pandemic:

Commencement 2021 | Wassa Bagayoko ’21: In Deo Speramus, In God We Hope

Columns, Opinions

Commencement 2021 | Wassa Bagayoko ’21: In Deo Speramus, In God We Hope

April 29, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

Hello, my fellow graduates, friends, families, and honored guests. My name is Wassa Bagayoko,  and it is my distinct honor and deep pleasure to address you this morning.

Commencement 2021 | George Daccache ’21: This Is Life as Transit

Columns, Opinions

Commencement 2021 | George Daccache ’21: This Is Life as Transit

April 29, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

I did not first move into Brown during a pandemic, but I might as well have. As most of us have found ourselves during the past 14 months, in that moment in September 2017, taking my very first steps on College Hill, I was completely alone.

Commencement 2021 | Augustus Kmetz ’21: Ever True

Columns, Opinions

Commencement 2021 | Augustus Kmetz ’21: Ever True

April 29, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

As a member of the Band — yeah, those sickos who wake you up early every Parent’s Weekend — I’ve heard a lot of Brown school songs (and occasionally remembered how to play them). Our fight song, Ever True to Brown, is fitting for our class of 2021.