After a major snow storm struck on Wednesday, March 7, the University provided overnight housing accommodations for several dining staff members in both on- and off-campus locations.
Political analyst E.J. Dionne Jr. spoke about the American electorate under Trump’s presidency on Monday, discussing key points from the book he co-authored, “One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet-Deported.”
When describing the potential vacuum, Burns referenced a metaphor that one of his previous bosses at the State Department used: “When you’re in a hole and you want a way out, the first thing you have to do is to stop digging.”
During the last few Olympic games, alumnae participation in hockey and rowing have thrust the University into the international spotlight.
Since 2017, the number of University food co-ops — meal plans in which students buy groceries, cook in small teams, and have evening meals together as a group -- has increased. There are currently five university-recognized co-ops: 2 Dickinson Street (2d), Brown, International Food (IFC), Scully, and Real Food, as well as one unrecognized co-op, Pink House.
The SINSI Program selected six Class of 2019 students to participate in its public service program this summer. Michael Asparrin, Mikaela Gerwin, Julia Herrle, Tylor-Maria Johnson, Aaron Sobel, and Sophie Troyka were selected as the newest SINSI interns.
After an eight-month battle with cancer, Kaplan, a talented computer programmer, passed away on Dec. 24, 2017. He was 21 years old.
The Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative Graduate Program selected four students to participate in the program next year. Dina Chotrani, Caroline Jones, John Parton, and Caitlin Quinn, all of the Class of 2018, were announced as the newest SINSI scholars in the last week of November.
A new task force, chaired by Vice President for Campus Life W. Rochelle Calhoun, has been created to continue building relationships between the University and the 11 eating clubs. The task force, composed of appointed University staff, students, and alumni, is charged with reviewing the outcomes that stem from the recommendations of the 2009–2010 task force — particularly those concerned with diversity and inclusivity.
“It was a tough undertaking to bring the piece to life,” explained Crouch. “It felt like we were part of something that was really meaningful, in terms of the choral world, and it’s something we’re all very proud of.”