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The Undergraduate Council of Students plans to develop a new University committee dedicated to Brown’s impact on and engagement with the wider Providence community.

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UCS votes to create University community engagement committee, discusses DIAP Phase II

April 16, 2020 0 comments

Ryan Davis, associate vice president for institutional equity and diversity, discussed Phase II of the Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ virtual general body meeting Wednesday.

BrownU, the official app for information related to the University community, including dining menus and campus maps, has been built to have features specifically relevant to students. Both staff from CIS and students from UCS met to discuss the app’s future development.

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Computing, Information Services solicits UCS feedback on BrownU app

February 6, 2020 0 comments

Staff from Computing and Information Services presented on the recently launched BrownU mobile application and solicited student feedback at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

At their first general body meeting of the semester, UCS considered a proposal for a new diversity and inclusion chair position, and discussed potential changes to the spring elections process.

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UCS elects two students to UFB at first meeting

January 30, 2020 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elected Claire Brown ’22 and Kushagra Agarwal ’22 to fill two vacancies on the Undergraduate Finance Board at its first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.

At UCS’s general body meeting on Wednesday, the Council voted to affirm “the autonomy and privacy of University representatives.”

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UCS expresses support for ACCRIP reps

December 5, 2019 1 comment

The Undergraduate Council of Students voted to affirm “the autonomy and privacy of University representatives” in response to a third-party organization’s “attempt to intimidate” members of the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies.

Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 spoke at the Undergraduate Council of Students general body meeting Wednesday night. They discussed the class pre-registration process and ways to address exam stress.

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UCS discusses exam stress, pre-registration process

November 21, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students gave feedback to Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 on the course pre-registration process and exam stress at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Alex Song ’20 and Mary Stack ’21 were confirmed co-chairs of the elections board at Wednesday’s UCS meeting. The board oversees the annual UCS and UFB spring elections.

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UFB plans to release breakdown of student group funding

November 14, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board announced three policy changes and a plan to release how much money it allocates to each student group, said UCS-UFB Liaison Ellis Clark ’23 at Wednesday night’s Undergraduate Council of Students meeting.

Two representatives from e-scooter company Spin attended Wednesday’s UCS meeting to talk about a potential partnership with the University.

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Spin e-scooter company considers partnership with University

November 7, 2019 0 comments

Representatives from e-scooter company Spin presented on a potential partnership with the University at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

Student collective pushes University to disregard conviction history in hiring

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Student collective pushes University to disregard conviction history in hiring

October 31, 2019 0 comments

Student collective RailRoad presented to the Undergraduate Council of Students on Wednesday evening, outlining its proposal for the University to make its hiring policies more inclusive of people with conviction histories.

At yesterday's UCS meeting, the Council passed two amendments regarding student group recognition.

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UCS amends club recognition policies

October 24, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students passed two amendments to its code of operations concerning student group recognition and heard updates on committee initiatives during its Wednesday meeting.

Save Brown University Dining Services presented at the Undergraduate Council of Students general body meeting. Following policy changes from Brown Dining Services, Save BuDS aims to increase the hiring of student workers and promote transparency between BuDS and BDS.

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Save BuDS calls for increased number of student workers, transparency

October 3, 2019 0 comments

Student coalition Save Brown University Dining Services presented to the Undergraduate Council of Students at the Council’s general body meeting Wednesday evening.