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Topic: Fall 2021

University temporarily suspends in-person dining and increases undergraduate testing to twice weekly in light of the uptick in asymptomatic cases last week.

News, University News

University halts in-person dining, limits social gatherings after uptick in COVID-19 cases

September 13, 2021 16 comments

The University will halt in-person dining, increase mandatory testing and restrict social gatherings among other temporary restrictions in light of an increase in positive asymptomatic cases in the undergraduate population over the past week, according to a community-wide email Monday.

Vaccinated individuals no longer need to quarantine after being exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 but must get tested four days after exposure.

COVID-19 Updates, News, Science & Research

Brown sees peak in asymptomatic, positive COVID-19 cases since Aug. 2020

September 13, 2021 1 comment

The University reported 70 positive COVID-19 cases through the asymptomatic testing program from Sept. 5 to Sept. 11, according to the Healthy Brown COVID-19 Dashboard  as of Sunday afternoon.

Brown men’s soccer opens its 2021 season Sept. 3 away against the University of Hartford.

Sports

Men’s soccer season preview: Bears ready to get back on the ball for first time since 2019

August 3, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series Season previews: looking ahead to fall sports

For Brown men’s soccer coach Patrick Laughlin, one of the most difficult parts of coaching his team through the COVID-19 pandemic has been the complete uncertainty. “The coach likes to know and have answers and be able to lead and understand things,” he said.

The new policies outlined by Carey hinge on near-universal vaccination rates by the start of the fall semester.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Brown outlines policies for return to normal

June 23, 2021 1 comment

The University will drop nearly all pandemic-related restrictions by the fall semester or sooner, assuming near-universal vaccination rates on campus, Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 MA ’06 wrote in a Wednesday email to the University community. 

Brown to require COVID-19 vaccine for in-person instruction in fall

News, University News

Brown to require COVID-19 vaccine for in-person instruction in fall

April 6, 2021 6 comments

The University will require that all undergraduate, graduate and medical students on-campus or participating in in-person instruction receive the COVID-19 vaccine for the fall 2021 semester, barring medical or religious exemptions, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced in an email to the Brown community April 6.