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Topic: travel

The University’s loosening of international travel policies marks the first re-opening of University-sponsored travel and study abroad since the onset of the pandemic.

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U. loosens restrictions on University-sponsored international travel

July 15, 2021 0 comments

Beginning Thursday, the University has returned to its high-risk and restricted policies for University-sponsored travel, according to a July 15 Today@Brown announcement from Christine Sprovieri, director of international travel risk management.

Eligible students permitted to travel home for a day to recieve COVID-19 vaccine.

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Students travel home for COVID-19 vaccines

March 10, 2021 0 comments

As states across the country expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, some University students are qualifying for the shot in their home states, prompting them to travel miles outside of the Ocean State and back to get their first and second doses.

Executive Vice President of Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 MA’06 and University Spokesperson Brian Clark talk about personal travel risks, transitioning to Campus Activity Status Level 2 and the asymptomatic testing program, which has had 26 positive test returns since it began Aug. 24.

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VP Carey: Personal travel for Brown students ‘strongly discouraged’ over long weekend

October 9, 2020 2 comments

Executive Vice President of Planning and Policy Russell Carey and University Spokesperson Brian Clark discussed the results of asymptomatic testing, the first week of undergraduate in-person classes and the travel risks of the upcoming long weekend in a conversation with The Herald Oct. 8.

Wow Air cancelled all flights indefinitely, stranding passengers including multiple Brown students.

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Wow Air strands spring breakers

April 1, 2019 Comments are Disabled

When Hans Lei ’21 and Hyun Choi ’21 woke up Thursday morning in Iceland, they had plans to spend their last days of spring break seeing glaciers and ice caves before heading back to Providence the following Saturday.