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Stephen Porder, assistant provost for sustainability, outlined the University’s future operations to combat climate change as well as its steps to make environmental action more inclusive. A second meeting to discuss the plan will be held on March 2 by Brown Climate Action Now at 85 Waterman Street.

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Brown holds forum discussing Sustainability Report draft

February 27, 2020 0 comments

The University’s draft Strategic Sustainability Plan Report received feedback from community members who urged a greater focus on equity and climate justice at an open forum Wednesday.

At a community forum yesterday, a representative from the Faculty Executive Committee announced that an overhaul to the University’s Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies had been scrapped. Instead, a working group with students, faculty and staff will collaborate to come up with their own proposal.

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Working group to consider ACCRIP replacement

October 9, 2019 0 comments

A new working group of faculty, staff and students will seek to amend a former proposal to replace the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies, said James Morgan, chair of the Faculty Executive Committee, at a community forum yesterday.

Meghan Sullivan, professor of philosophy at Notre Dame, argued for the moral obligation to love everyone during an event hosted by the Veritas Forum and the Program for Ethical Inquiry.

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Visiting professor presents philosophical argument for universal love

March 5, 2019 0 comments

Although the command to “love your neighbor as yourself” is often considered impractical, Meghan Sullivan, a professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, sought to defend universal love, or the “love imperative,” at a forum last Friday evening.

Mayor Jorge Elorza spoke in support of many marginalized communities in the city, including immigrants and the LGBTQ community.


Mayor Elorza hosts interfaith forum to discuss prejudice

November 1, 2017 1 comment

Mayor Jorge Elorza hosted an Interfaith Forum at the Providence Career and Technical Academy to discuss prejudice, community safety and policy changes.

The forum, “Marijuana Regulatory Policy: Lessons from Western States,” held at the Warren Alpert Medical School, featured representatives from states that have already legalized recreational marijuana use.


Marijuana forum emphasizes caution

April 6, 2016 1 comment

During Tuesday’s forum, officials and public policy experts urged caution, making their case as to why research and regulation must lead the movement.