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Topic: fall 2020

Faculty re-adjust courses following changes to Brown’s initial reopening plan

News, University News

Faculty re-adjust courses following changes to Brown’s initial reopening plan

August 15, 2020 3 comments

When President Christina Paxson P’19 announced Aug. 11 that all undergraduate classes would be taught fully online until at least Oct. 5, faculty members, like students, were tasked with reimagining what the fall semester would look like. 

Brown undergraduate classes will be fully online until at least Oct. 5

News, University News

Brown undergraduate classes will be fully online until at least Oct. 5

August 11, 2020 1 comment

All undergraduate courses will be taught remotely until the week of October 5, according to the Healthy Brown website.

Editors’ Note: This fall, The Herald will publish online daily, print weekly

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editors’ Note: This fall, The Herald will publish online daily, print weekly

August 5, 2020 0 comments

The Herald has made the difficult decision to shift to a weekly print schedule for the fall semester.

Ruzicka ’21: Don’t Sell Shopping Period Short

Columns, Opinions

Ruzicka ’21: Don’t Sell Shopping Period Short

July 15, 2020 0 comments

Since the University administration announced its plans for the fall 2020 semester on July 7, 2020, students have been focused on making their decisions about whether or not to return to campus.

Faculty express cautious optimism for Brown’s three-term plan

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Faculty express cautious optimism for Brown’s three-term plan

July 11, 2020 2 comments

Weighing excitement to welcome students back to campus with the hope that their own health will be protected, five University faculty members told The Herald about their anticipations for the upcoming fall. 

Pipatjarasgit ’21: Brown took its time. Why can’t students do the same?

Op-eds, Opinions

Pipatjarasgit ’21: Brown took its time. Why can’t students do the same?

July 10, 2020 0 comments

On July 7, Brown undergraduate students received an email from the College regarding academic and campus life logistics in the age of coronavirus; students were also notified of the Fall 2020 Location of Study Form, where they are required to indicate their location of study, housing plans and meal plan selection.

Litman ’20.5: Remote Learning Won’t Be Easy, But It’s the Safest Option We Have.

Op-eds, Opinions

Litman ’20.5: Remote Learning Won’t Be Easy, But It’s the Safest Option We Have.

July 5, 2020 0 comments

Lately, I’ve been imagining the next time things will feel “normal” again, and the visions I conjure up are blurry, ill-formed and inexact; watercolors with murky paints and flooded lines.

Brown’s Faculty Executive Committee to vote on three-semester academic calendar

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Brown’s Faculty Executive Committee to vote on three-semester academic calendar

June 23, 2020 0 comments

The University is currently “planning intensely” in order to be prepared to implement the three-semester calendar for the coming academic year in light of the coronavirus pandemic, regardless of whether these fall, spring or summer semesters are held in person or online.

As Brown students await fall 2020 decision, class pre-registration postponed

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

As Brown students await fall 2020 decision, class pre-registration postponed

June 4, 2020 1 comment

Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 and Dean of the Graduate School Andrew G. Campbell also announced that changes will be made to the current pre-registration system to “improve this process for all students,” in the community-wide email announcing the delay Wednesday.