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Though many Brown students and faculty depart for experiences around the globe, thousands of scholars and students come to College Hill for courses and activities during the warmer months, keeping campus lively.
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As higher education leaders gathered at the New York Times to debate complex issues facing universities, Brown President Christina Paxson discussed the urgency of protecting the right to speak.
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Brown President Christina Paxson will preside over the University’s 250th Commencement on Sunday, May 27, on the College Green. The ceremony concludes Brown’s three-day Commencement and Reunion Weekend, which will bring more than 10,000 people to College Hill. #Brown2018 #BrownReunion #CampusDance
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A crowd of admirers convened in the Engineering Research Center to celebrate Barrett Hazeltine following his last lecture as the primary teacher for his classic management and entrepreneurship class.
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel sat down with Brown President Christina Paxson in Chicago to discuss the role of higher education in fueling economic prosperity in the 21st century.
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In a lecture at Brown University, the former Florida governor argued for comprehensive immigration and education reform as key to economic mobility and made a plea for political discourse without disparagement.
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At its 250th Commencement on Sunday, May 27, Brown University will confer honorary doctorates on seven candidates, including two esteemed members of the Brown community, who have achieved great distinction in a variety of fields. The candidates include:

Lonnie G. Bunch III — Educator, historian and museum director
J. Michael Kosterlitz — Physicist, educator and Nobel Prize winner
Beverly E. Ledbetter — Chief legal officer and community leader
Nancy Northup — Attorney and global reproductive rights leader
Giuseppe Penone — Visual artist
Sting — Singer-songwriter, author and activist
Trudie Styler — Actress, activist and UNICEF U.K. ambassador
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A new $100 million gift to Brown University’s brain science institute from alumnus Robert J. Carney and Nancy D. Carney will drive an ambitious agenda to quicken the pace of scientific discovery and help find cures to some of the world’s most persistent and devastating diseases, such as ALS and Alzheimer’s.

Carney graduated in Brown’s undergraduate Class of 1961, is a long-serving Brown trustee, and is founder and chairman of Vacation Publications Inc. Previously, he was a founder of Jet Capital Corp., a financial advisory firm, and Texas Air Corp., which owned Continental Airlines and several other airlines. Nancy Doerr Carney is a former television news producer.
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Brown’s School of Professional Studies will join fellow tenants Johnson & Johnson and the Cambridge Innovation Center in the Jewelry District building being developed by Wexford Science & Technology.
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On Wednesday, March 28, the Office of College Admission at Brown University made 1,829 offers of admission to next year’s incoming class. Admitted students for the Class of 2022 include these students from Brown’s regular decision pool combined with the students offered admission in the University’s early decision program, for a total of 2,566 admitted students.

The offers represent 7 percent of the 35,438 students who applied, the largest applicant pool in the University’s history. The Class of 2021, admitted in March 2017, had established the previous high mark for Brown, with 32,724 applicants.

This is the first class of students admitted under the Brown Promise initiative, which will replace student loans with scholarship funds in University financial aid packages for newly admitted and returning students beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.
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