During a year when outstanding contributions were many, the Graduate Student Council selected two staff members to honor and thank for their work in support of graduate students and graduate education at Brown.
Amal Trivedi is one of two faculty members recognized this year with the Faculty Award for Advising and Mentoring. Trivedi received numerous lengthy nominations from current and former students and faculty in the School of Public Health. He is a Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice and a Professor of Medicine.
Nicolás Campisi, who completed his doctoral degree in Hispanic Studies, has been selected for a 2021 Joukowsky Outstanding Dissertation Award for his innovative research on Latin American fiction. He will receive the award at the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony on May 1. This prize recognizes the superior research achievements of doctoral students.
Recognized for their exemplary ability to teach both skills and content, Jonathan Cortez '21 PhD is the recipient of a 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award, which was presented at the University Awards Ceremony.
She will receive the honor for her dissertation entitled, Sharing Script: Development and Transmission of Hieroglyphic Practice among Classic Maya Scribes, at the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony on May 1.
We hope that you are safe and healthy. This message contains important updates and provides details on some essential actions required of you so that the University can successfully prepare for the end of Spring 2021 and the start of Summer 2021.
Our community continues to face challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The University recognizes that the ongoing impacts of the pandemic will limit research, travel, professional development, and employment opportunities that students typically rely on in the summers.
David completed his PhD in Computer Science in April 2020 amidst a global pandemic. Through a series of internships and conversations he sought out his current employer, DeepMind, a research lab in London focused on machine learning and artificial intelligence. David earned his undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Philosophy from Carleton College.
Earlier this week, President Paxson shared that the University will be returning to a Level 1 status on November 18, which includes an all-remote mode for classes, while maintaining research activity and library operations at their current level.
Thank you again for your continued good work in keeping the Brown community healthy and safe. We are writing with some reminders about where to find campus policies and resources, and information on academic deadlines for the Spring.
We hope that you are safe and healthy. This message contains important updates and provides details on some essential actions required of you so that the University can successfully prepare for the end of Fall 2020 and the start of Spring 2021.
We hope you are well as we approach the fall semester. As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the health and safety of the Brown University community, we write to outline important steps that you must take in order to remain enrolled for the fall semester.
We are excited to welcome you for classes this Fall. We are writing to share with you detailed information about the course pre-registration process and the virtual shopping period for this upcoming semester.
Representatives from the Graduate School and the Office of the Provost recently met with leaders of the Graduate Student Council, Nabrit Black Graduate Student Association, and academic departments to discuss issues related to race and identity in the Brown community.
Each year the Graduate Student Council selects recipients for the Wilson-DeBlois and Bates-Clapp awards as a way to honor and thank staff members who have made outstanding contributions to graduate education at Brown. Marlina Duncan, Associate Dean of Diversity Initiatives and Assistant Vice President for Academic Diversity, receives the Wilson-DeBlois award. Carrie Nordlund,
One of the many ways graduate students connect to the broader Brown community is through teaching. The Excellence in Teaching Award acknowledges graduate students whose passion for teaching is recognized by their peers.
Lucas Baisch will receive the Master’s Award for professional excellence, Aakash Jhaveri will be recognized for his academic accomplishments, and Manuel Jiménez is honored for engaged citizenship and community service.
As the spring semester comes to a close, we wanted to write to express our continued commitment to support your health, safety, and personal and educational growth. As a community, we have joined together in virtual forums over the last two months to sustain connections and make new ones, and we have engaged in ongoing teaching and learning across time zones and geographic boundaries.
I hope you are well in this particularly challenging period. I first want to express my appreciation for your extraordinary efforts this semester. The move to remote teaching, research and learning has demanded of us all determination, ingenuity, and flexibility.