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GSC discusses unions, international student needs

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GSC discusses unions, international student needs

March 5, 2020 0 comments

At yesterday’s monthly meeting, the Graduate Student Council discussed various GSC initiatives, and members of the Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees bargaining committee shared updates on current union efforts. 

During the general body meeting, UCS voted and decided to include multiple referendums to the ballot for their upcoming elections. Referendum propositions, which addressed food security and the establishment of a Disability and Justice Center, pass by majority votes.

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UCS adds three referendums to elections ballot

March 5, 2020 0 comments

At its general body meeting Wednesday evening, the Undergraduate Council of Students voted to add three referendums to the ballot of the upcoming UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections.

Students prioritized increasing the amount of on-campus student jobs available and addressing the high cost of school materials in the poll.

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UCS discusses fall poll, committee projects

February 20, 2020 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed its 2019 Fall Poll results, committee project updates and modifications to its constitution at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

UCS also discussed proposed changes to its election process and finalized the details of its new equity and inclusion position.

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UCS to release statement, votes on elections changes

February 13, 2020 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students finalized its statement in response to the recent anti-Semitic graffiti found in Hegeman Hall and discussed possible changes to its elections process at its general body meeting Wednesday, Feb. 12.

The proposed revision to the tenure process intends to make tenure reviews more consistent with the process of peer institutions.

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Faculty discuss revisions to tenure process

November 6, 2019 0 comments

Faculty members discussed requiring additional recommendation letters for the University’s tenure review process at Tuesday’s faculty meeting.

Provost Richard Locke also discussed the University’s tuition, saying that the University is still “in the middle of the pan” compared to peer institutions.

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Provost opposes Trump’s planned executive order

March 6, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In Tuesday’s faculty meeting, Provost Richard Locke P’18 criticized what he sees as government overreach in President Trump’s planned executive order to protect campus free speech.

R.I. Virtual Reality offers networking opportunities, updates on industry

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R.I. Virtual Reality offers networking opportunities, updates on industry

January 31, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Island Virtual Reality hosted its monthly meet-up last Thursday at AS220 for virtual reality enthusiasts to hear from speakers in the business.

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Incoming UCS leadership discusses goals

April 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Shanzé Tahir ’19, president-elect of the Undergraduate Council of Students, and Camila Pelsinger ’20, vice president-elect of the council, outlined some of their goals for the next academic year at UCS’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

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Shake Shack to move into 249 Thayer St. building

April 3, 2018 1 comment

At yesterday’s faculty meeting, Russell Carey ’91 MA’06 confirmed plans that Shake Shack will move into the first floor of the building currently under construction at 249 Thayer St., which will also house the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.

In the first general body meeting of the semester, UCS members suggested additional questions for a new student course evaluation survey.

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UCS reconvenes in new semester

January 31, 2018 Comments are Disabled

At its first general body meeting of the semester, the Undergraduate Council of Students discussed proposed additions to the student course evaluation survey and debated changes to the Campus Consent Bill Wednesday evening.