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Topic: UCS

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.

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.

Students express concerns in UCS fall poll

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Students express concerns in UCS fall poll

January 31, 2020 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students shared the results of its annual Fall Poll today in an email sent to all undergraduate students. Financial burdens, mental health issues and increased control of the University’s gift acceptance and investment policies emerged as the highest priorities.

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.

University lowers minimum for GET deposits to $10

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University lowers minimum for GET deposits to $10

November 1, 2019 0 comments

When students, faculty and staff log onto their GET portals after 9 a.m. this morning, they will find a lower minimum deposit requirement for their Bear Bucks accounts.

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.