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Topic: Orientation

Faculty vote to extend first-year orientation

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Faculty vote to extend first-year orientation

February 5, 2020 0 comments

Faculty voted unanimously to approve a two-day extension of the University’s first-year orientation program during the first monthly faculty meeting of the year Tuesday. The extension will take effect as a pilot program for academic years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022.

Recent alums make waves in New York comedy circles

Arts & Culture

Recent alums make waves in New York comedy circles

September 10, 2019 0 comments

It’s mid September, the time of year that heralds fall-flavored lattes for most and, for a brave, funny few, the start of comedy club auditions.

Schmidt ’21: How to make orientation introvert-friendly

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Schmidt ’21: How to make orientation introvert-friendly

September 8, 2019 0 comments

Brown orientation provides an opportunity for new students to meet each other and to explore the myriad of social and extracurricular opportunities Brown has to offer.

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Calvelli ’19: Let them wear lanyards

October 22, 2018 0 comments

Now in my fourth (and final) year at Brown, I thought nothing could surprise me. Naked people with donuts? Sure. Neil deGrasse Tyson chilling on Simmons Quad? Boring. Yet on a recent dreary mid-October day, I was proven wrong when I saw not one, but two first-years with lanyards around their necks.

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Hack halts first-year sexual assault training

September 15, 2015 2 comments

Agent of Change experienced a breach in security that compromised important student data. As a result, some first-years have not completed the program.

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In welcome address, Paxson encourages student engagement

September 2, 2014 2 comments

“I love talking to students; so do my two poodles. So please stop and say hello,” President Christina Paxson said in her address to first-years and parents.