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Topic: donations

Brown librarians, medical students spearhead donation efforts to health care workers

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Brown librarians, medical students spearhead donation efforts to health care workers

April 2, 2020 0 comments

As healthcare workers across the state face shortages of personal protective equipment as they tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, some likely and unlikely heroes are helping to provide them with the proper supplies, including librarians and future doctors.

News, University News

University fundraising director Peter Cohen resigns

January 21, 2020 0 comments

Peter Cohen, a University fundraising director who was put on leave for his involvement in accepting donations from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, resigned from his position at the University today.

University fundraising director responds to MIT investigative findings surrounding Epstein donations

News, University News

University fundraising director responds to MIT investigative findings surrounding Epstein donations

January 13, 2020 0 comments

A University staff member put on administrative leave for anonymously accepting donations from convicted felon and late financier Jeffrey Epstein while working at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology did not violate institution their institutional policies, according to an MIT-commissioned report released Friday.

University to redirect gifts from Sackler family foundation

News, University News

University to redirect gifts from Sackler family foundation

September 26, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The University has begun redirecting donations from the Sackler family’s organization, La Fondation Sackler, to Rhode Island charities that support treatment for opioid addiction.

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

September 17, 2019 2 comments

The University’s decision to place Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives Peter Cohen on academic leave in the wake of reports that he helped conceal Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to Massachusetts Institute of Technology raises a broader issue.

MIT administration authorized donations from Epstein

News, University News

MIT administration authorized donations from Epstein

September 13, 2019 1 comment

Peter Cohen wrote in a statement to The Herald that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s central administration had complete knowledge of and authorized policies that allowed the Media Lab to receive financial donations from the late financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Fundraising for the BrownTogether campaign has allowed for the renovation of athletic facilities and recruitment of sports coaches.

Sports

Athletics exceeds fundraising milestone

February 15, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The BrownTogether campaign recently eclipsed $100 million raised for the University’s athletic department.

Columns, Opinions

Steinman ’19: Dirty money has no place in the DNC

September 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Democratic National Committee took a critical step here in Providence this past June, passing a resolution that banned political contributions from the fossil fuel industry, namely oil, gas and coal companies and their associations.

Corporation approves new site for performing arts center

News, University News

Corporation approves new site for performing arts center

June 2, 2018 1 comment

The Corporation approved the new performing arts center site between Angell and Olive Streets, following controversy surrounding the previously proposed site.

Krishnamurthy ’19: The Kochs are here

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: The Kochs are here

October 25, 2017 1 comment

In the past few years, Brown has taken several commendable — if also carefully choreographed ­— steps to enhance its socioeconomic and racial diversity.