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From one of the largest gifts in Brown history to Annual Fund donations from more than 32,000 donors, members of the extended Brown community supported University priorities in teaching, research, student support and more.
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Beginning with next year’s incoming undergraduate class, Brown University will no longer require prospective students to submit SAT essay or ACT writing scores when applying for admission to the University.

Eliminating the requirement adds to a growing array of efforts at Brown to reduce barriers that students from low-income families may encounter when applying, said Logan Powell, the University’s dean of admission.
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After a yearlong series of discussions and focus groups with community leaders and experts, the University has begun work on an effort to maximize its impact on innovation, entrepreneurship and job growth.
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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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