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Topic: fall reopening

The percentage of students on-campus who have documented COVID-19 vaccinations with the University surpasses 75 percent and nearly reaches 70 percent for on-campus employees.

COVID-19 Updates, News, Science & Research

More than three-quarters of students on campus have documented their COVID-19 vaccinations with the University

June 6, 2021 2 comments

The percentage of documented COVID-19 vaccinations increased to 76.8 percent and 69.3 percent, respectively, for students and employees on campus during the week of May 27 to June 2, according to the Healthy Brown COVID-19 Testing Update. 

Adam Furman ’22: It’s time for campus to reopen for more in-person interactions

Op-eds, Opinions

Adam Furman ’22: It’s time for campus to reopen for more in-person interactions

October 18, 2020 7 comments

The University’s COVID-19 testing program has been a definitive success. With only a couple dozen positive cases, the University conducts hundreds, if not thousands, of tests each day.

The University resumed in-person classes on Monday after the move to level 2 reopening. “It felt like, not a return to normalcy but definitely a relatively good substitute,” said Olivia Siemens ’21.

News, University News

In-person classes elicit mixed reviews from on-campus, remote students

October 8, 2020 1 comment

Eleven students take their seats in a lecture hall meant for more than 100 people, each staggered among the rows and wearing a mask. A professor stands at the front of the room, 50 feet away from the closest student.

Brown lifts some restrictions for students currently in Quiet Period

News, University News

Brown lifts some restrictions for students currently in Quiet Period

September 29, 2020 0 comments

Students who arrived on campus in late September during phase two of the University’s staggered move-in are now allowed to participate in limited activities outside of their residence halls as part of stage two of the Quiet Period, according to a Tuesday email from University administrators to these students.

While CS TA Nick Young ’23 noted that high enrollment this semester has sometimes made his job challenging, the workload is overall manageable and he is finding ways to adapt to the remote semester.


News, University News

Brown’s FY21 deficit may reach $165 million

September 22, 2020 3 comments

The University’s financial losses for Fiscal Year 2021 may range from $100 to $165 million due to the economic impacts of COVID-19 and adjustments made to the academic year, President Christina Paxson P ’19, Provost Richard Locke P ’18 and Vice President for Finance and Administration Barbara Chernow announced. 

Patterson ’23: Stop the theatrics. Pause reopening plans before it’s too late

Op-eds, Opinions

Patterson ’23: Stop the theatrics. Pause reopening plans before it’s too late

September 8, 2020 6 comments

Almost everyday I think about the words of President Christina Paxson P’19 in her April op-ed entitled “College Campuses Must Reopen in the Fall, Here’s How We Do it.” It’s a snazzy headline, to be sure.

Pipatjarasgit ’21: President Paxson, since when has safety been your priority?

Op-eds, Opinions

Pipatjarasgit ’21: President Paxson, since when has safety been your priority?

August 14, 2020 0 comments

On Aug. 11, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced “modifications” to the University’s original fall 2020 plans released on July 7 (though the term “reversal” is more appropriate in my view).