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Topic: Graduate students

University News

Sohn remembered for physics passion, supportive character

April 6, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A few weeks before he died, Hyoun Ju Sohn GS emailed the students in his physics lab and told them not to be too hard on themselves.

University News

BEST program propels aspiring admins

February 10, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The Brown Executive Scholars Training Program is an experience offered to 10 graduate students interested in learning more about university administration.

Undergraduate and graduate students — including members of the organization Stand Up for Graduate Students — held a rally on the Main Green Tuesday. They braved the cold to voice demands for improving graduate students’  working and living conditions.

University News

Grad students rally for quality of life

February 4, 2015 2 comments

About 30 graduate and undergraduate students called for improvement in grad students’ working and living conditions at a rally Tuesday on the Main Green.

Columns, Opinions

Stand Up for Grad Students: Standing up for Brown’s grad students

January 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled

We live in a precarious in-between space here at Brown — not quite students and not quite workers — and this insecure position makes us vulnerable.

University News

Grad students, admins meet about funding

May 2, 2014 8 comments

Following days of protests, graduate students and administrators packed Barus and Holley 166 Tuesday to discuss sixth-year funding for grad students.

University News

New position increases support for grad students

March 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A new position in the Graduate School — the associate dean for master’s education, created last month­­ — hopes to improve master’s students’ experiences.

University News

Graduate Student Council’s new executive board reveals platform

December 6, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The board aims to push for grad students’ priorities under Paxson’s strategic plan


In undergrad clubs, grad students find community

September 23, 2013 Comments are Disabled

From cheerleading to chorus, graduate students are finding niches in undergraduate clubs.

University News

Grad school vies for increased funding

March 14, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The University budgeted 4 percent of its funds for the grad school, which some say is insufficient.

University News

Committee recommends increased support for grad students

January 28, 2013 Comments are Disabled
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