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UCS to conduct revote on election for treasurer and UCS/UFB liaison

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UCS to conduct revote on election for treasurer and UCS/UFB liaison

September 30, 2020 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students began voting to elect the Council’s treasurer and UCS/Undergraduate Finance Board liaison position at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

A Sept. 18 memo by President Christina Paxson P’19 and Provost Richard Locke P’18 notes that representation of HUGs among undergraduate students has remained stagnant while recruitment of faculty and graduate students from historically underrepresented groups has risen.

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Paxson, Locke memo addresses anti-Black racism and lack of representation in admissions

September 23, 2020 4 comments

Both addressing anti-Black racism and furthering diversity and inclusion initiatives at the University were centered in a Sept. 18 memo written by President Christina Paxson P ’19 and Provost Richard Locke P’18 in response to the Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Board’s 2020 annual report released in May. 

Three University students are currently being tested for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). While the students are currently in isolation, test results are pending.

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Three University students tested for COVID-19 as state precautions increase

March 10, 2020 0 comments

Three University students are currently being tested for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to an email sent by Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes and Executive Director of Health and Wellness Vanessa Britto to students and faculty Monday.

Theresa May, a current member of Parliament, discussed her career and the challenges faced by modern political leaders.

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Former UK Prime Minister Theresa May discusses political polarization in talk

March 5, 2020 0 comments

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May spoke about Western values, political polarization and global challenges during her visit to the University March 4.

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.

Former prime minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May’s speech, “Politics, Populism and Polarization: Perspectives on the Global Economy,” marks the 100th Ogden Memorial Lecture.

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Theresa May to deliver 100th Ogden Lecture

February 13, 2020 0 comments

Theresa May, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, will present the 100th Ogden Memorial Lecture March 4, according to a Today @ Brown announcement. President Christina Paxson P’19 will moderate a question-and-answer session with the audience following May’s speech.

Dara Bayer ’08 is serving as the University’s inaugural transformative justice program coordinator.

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University hires transformative justice program coordinator

September 13, 2019 1 comment

The University hired Dara Kwayera Imani Bayer ’08 this summer to serve as its inaugural Transformative Justice Program Coordinator, where she will oversee projects that aim to address violence and instances of harm through accountability and healing rather than punitive or legal measures.

U. professors weigh in on significance of midterms

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U. professors weigh in on significance of midterms

November 13, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Last Tuesday’s midterm elections saw the Democrats take control of the House of Representatives, while Republicans are projected to increase their majority in the Senate by one to two seats.

Simmons appointed President of Prairie View A&M University

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Simmons appointed President of Prairie View A&M University

November 8, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Ruth Simmons made history in 2001 as the first African-American president of an Ivy League university, but she isn’t done yet.